Betting on today’s Mastodons and Raiders game? Catch the action at Nutter Center in Dayton, OH, as the Raiders hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 167 points, and Wright State is favored by -6 to win at home against Purdue Fort Wayne.

PURDUE FORT WAYNE MASTODONS VS WRIGHT STATE RAIDERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Wright State Raiders -6

This game will be played at Nutter Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.

WHY BET THE WRIGHT STATE RAIDERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-67 in favor of the Raiders.
  • Not only will Wright State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 167 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can the Mastodons Offense Score Enough on the Road?

Today, Purdue Fort Wayne is an underdog, as they have been in 11 of their 29 games this season. They have a record of 5-6 in these games, and their overall record is 18-11. On the road, the Mastodons have been solid, going 8-6, and they have a scoring margin of +5.0 in these games.

Recently, Purdue Fort Wayne has gone 4-1 on the road, and their last game was a 96-88 loss to Milwaukee. They are hoping to avoid their third straight loss, as they are 8-5 at home this season.

As the underdog, Purdue Fort Wayne has gone 5-5-1 against the spread this season and they are 14-12-1 overall. On the road, the Mastodons have an ATS mark of 8-5-1 and they have gone 2-1 ATS in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Purdue Fort Wayne has an ATS record of 4-5-1.

So far this season, the over/under record for Purdue Fort Wayne games is 16-11. The average scoring total in their games this year is 152.4 points, which is higher than the average over/under line in their games of 151.3 points. Today’s over/under line of 167 is higher than the average scoring total in their games this year, but in their last three games, the average scoring total is 159 points. The over/under record in their last three games is 3-0.

In their latest game, Purdue Fort Wayne’s offense looked good, scoring 88 points against Milwaukee. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 47.5% and made 20/28 free throws. One area that the Purdue Fort Wayne offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 171st in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 47%.

On defense, Purdue Fort Wayne is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 71.6 points per game. Purdue Fort Wayne’s three-point defense is currently 72nd in the country at 6.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 42.8% of their shots vs. Purdue Fort Wayne.

Do the Raiders Have a Shot at a Home Win?

Wright State comes into this game with a 17-12 record and a three-game win streak. So far, they have gone 12-7 when favored and 3-5 when they are the underdog. As the favorite, they have gone 8-6 at home compared to 7-6 on the road.

Over their last ten games at home, the Raiders have gone 6-4, and they are 3-2 over their last five. In their most recent game, they defeated Oakland by a score of 96-75.

Wright State enters this game with an ATS record of 13-14 for the season. At home, the Raiders have gone 6-8 vs. the spread this year. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, Wright State has a mark of 5-5 vs. the spread.

Wright State’s over/under record this season is 20-6-1, and today’s line of 167 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (159.6). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 170 points, and the over/under record in their last 10 games is 8-1-1.

Wright State is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 96 points versus Oakland. This output is higher than their season-average of 86.2 points per game. In terms of offense, the Raiders have a season-long field goal percentage of 53%, putting them 14th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 36th in percentage and 259th in three-pointers made.

So far, the Raiders’ defense is ranked 321st in the country at 80.4 points per contest. Against Oakland in their most recent game, the Wright State defense gave up a total of 75 points while allowing Oakland to hit 41% of their shots.