Wright State @ Oakland
Current Records: Wright State 15-12; Oakland 18-8
What to Know
The Wright State Raiders and the Oakland Golden Grizzlies are set to square off in a Horizon League matchup at 9 p.m. ET Feb. 18 at Athletics Center Orena. Oakland should still be feeling good after a victory, while the Raiders will be looking to regain their footing.
It was close but no cigar for Wright State as they fell 75-71 to the Northern Kentucky Norse on Sunday.
Meanwhile, the Detroit Titans typically have all the answers at home, but on Sunday Oakland proved too difficult a challenge. Oakland strolled past Detroit with points to spare, taking the contest 75-59.
Wright State is expected to lose this next one by 4. Now might not be the best time to take the Raiders against the spread since they've let down bettors for the past two consecutive games.
Wright State is now 15-12 while Oakland sits at 18-8. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: Wright State has allowed their opponents an average of 7.5 steals per game, the 33rd most in college basketball. To make matters even worse for Wright State, the Golden Grizzlies enter the matchup with 8.7 steals per game on average, good for 27th best in college basketball. In other words, the Raiders will need to work extra hard to take care of the ball.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 9 p.m. ET
- Where: Athletics Center Orena -- Oakland, Michigan
- TV: ESPN2
- Online streaming: fuboTV (Try for free. Regional restrictions may apply.)
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Golden Grizzlies are a 4-point favorite against the Raiders, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 4-point spread, and stayed right there.
Wright State have won ten out of their last 14 games against Oakland.
- Feb 05, 2022 - Wright State 75 vs. Oakland 64
- Jan 02, 2021 - Oakland 81 vs. Wright State 71
- Jan 01, 2021 - Wright State 90 vs. Oakland 51
- Feb 08, 2020 - Wright State 83 vs. Oakland 71
- Jan 03, 2020 - Wright State 96 vs. Oakland 69
- Feb 07, 2019 - Wright State 76 vs. Oakland 62
- Jan 05, 2019 - Wright State 89 vs. Oakland 73
- Jan 28, 2018 - Wright State 64 vs. Oakland 51
- Jan 07, 2018 - Wright State 86 vs. Oakland 81
- Jan 22, 2017 - Wright State 88 vs. Oakland 67
- Dec 29, 2016 - Oakland 81 vs. Wright State 62
- Mar 07, 2016 - Wright State 59 vs. Oakland 55
- Feb 15, 2016 - Oakland 89 vs. Wright State 73
- Jan 29, 2016 - Oakland 89 vs. Wright State 63
Injury Report for Oakland
- Jamal Cain: Game-Time Decision (Ankle)