Wright State vs Northern Kentucky: Men’s College Basketball Betting Odds and Picks – February 19, 2021

Posted on February 19, 2021 - Last Updated on February 27, 2021

The Wright State Raiders (14-2) will look to extend a nine-game winning streak when they visit the Northern Kentucky Norse (10-8) on Friday, February 19, 2021 at BB&T Arena as big, 10-point favorites. The matchup airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN3. The point total is 144 in the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:16 AM ET.

Betting Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
Wright State -10 -110 -110 144 -108 -113

Keys to the Game for Wright State

  • Wright State has an 11-4 record against the spread this season.
  • The Raiders record against the spread as at least a 10-point favorite is above .500 at 5-3.
  • The Raiders usually hit the over, covering the point total in 9 out of 15 games (60%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Wright State Leaders

  • The Raiders leader in points and rebounds is Loudon Love, who scores 16.7 points and grabs 10.2 rebounds per game.
  • Wright State’s best passer is Trey Calvin, who averages 3.6 assists per game to go with his 9.9 PPG scoring average.
  • Tim Finke leads the Raiders in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 1.8 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • The Wright State steals leader is Calvin, who averages 1.2 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Grant Basile, who compiles 1.6 rejections per contest.

Keys to the Game for Northern Kentucky

  • The Norse have a winning record against the spread, going 9-8 ATS (covering 52.9% of the time).
  • The Norse have not fared well as a 10-point underdog, going 0-1 against the spread when they are at least 10-point underdogs.
  • Northern Kentucky has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 70.6% of matchups this year (12 out of 17 contests).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Northern Kentucky Leaders

  • Trevon Faulkner owns the Norse top spot in scoring with 16.9 points per game and also tacks on 5.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest.
  • The Northern Kentucky leaders in rebounds and assists are Adrian Nelson (9.7 rebounds per game) and Bryson Langdon (3.5 assists per game).
  • Marques Warrick leads the Norse with a team-high 1.9 made three-pointers per game.
  • Faulkner is the steals leader for the Northern Kentucky with 1.6 steals per game and Nelson leads the squad in blocks with 0.6 per game.

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Raiders (-10)

Pick OU:
Over (144)

Prediction: Wright State 78, Northern Kentucky 67

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Head to Head

The Raiders have a 3-1 record in the last four games with the Norse. The Raiders have covered the spread more often than not against the Norse, holding a 2-0 record ATS in those head-to-head matchups.

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
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