Betting on today’s Raiders and Mastodons game? Catch the action at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN, as the Mastodons hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Horizon League conference game currently have the Mastodons as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 162.5 points.

WRIGHT STATE RAIDERS VS PURDUE FORT WAYNE MASTODONS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons -1.5

This game will be played at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum at 1:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE PURDUE FORT WAYNE MASTODONS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Mastodons.
  • Not only will Purdue Fort Wayne pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 162.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Taking a Look at the Raiders Chances on the Road

After a win against Cleveland State, Wright State heads on the road to take on Purdue Fort Wayne as 1.5-point underdogs. So far, the Raiders are 7-8 overall and 0-5 on the road this season.

Over their last ten games on the road, Wright State has gone just 1-9 and have lost five straight games away from home. On the season, they have an average scoring margin of -13.0 points per game on the road.

Wright State has an ATS record of 5-8 this season and they are 1-4 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 road games, the Raiders have gone just 2-8 vs. the spread. As the underdog, their ATS mark is 2-3 this year and 6-4 over their last 10 games in that role.

So far this season, the over/under record for Wright State games is 9-4. The average over/under line in their games is 157.3 and today’s line is set at 162.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 163 points.

Wright State’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 82 points against Cleveland State. They had an overall field goal percentage of 60% and made 8/10 free throws. Trey Calvin is leading the team in scoring at 20 points per contest. Tanner Holden has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 16.5 going into the game.

At present, the Raiders’ defense is nationally ranked 272nd, allowing 79.0 points per game. Wright State’s three-point defense is currently 148th in the country at 7.7 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.1% of their shots vs. Wright State.

Will the Mastodons Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

Coming into today’s matchup, Purdue Fort Wayne is favored by 1.5 points and have an overall record of 13-2. So far, they are a perfect 7-0 at home and have won their last seven games at home.

In their last game, the Mastodons took on Detroit and won by a score of 91-56. Over their last ten games at home, Purdue Fort Wayne is a perfect 10-0.

As the favorite this season, Purdue Fort Wayne has an impressive 7-2 record vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Mastodons are 8-2 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for Purdue Fort Wayne games is 7-6. So far, the average point total in their games is 147.4, which is lower than the average over/under line of 148.8. Currently, their last three games have averaged 129 points.

In their recent matchup, the Purdue Fort Wayne offense ended with 91 points against Detroit. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 48.6% and made 8 threes. Jalen Jackson is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.5. Meanwhile, Rasheed Bello also brings a PPG average of 14.5 into the game.

The Mastodons’ defense is presently ranked 59th nationally, allowing an average of 65.7 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Detroit, the Titans finished with a field goal percentage of 48% and a total of 56 points vs. Purdue Fort Wayne.