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Cleveland State @ Youngstown State

Current Records: Cleveland State 8-3; Youngstown State 9-5

What to Know

The Cleveland State Vikings won both of their matches against the Youngstown State Penguins last season (87-69 and 81-74) and are aiming for the same result Sunday. The Vikings and Youngstown State will face off in a Horizon League battle at 2 p.m. ET at Beeghly Physical Education Center. Cleveland State will be strutting in after a win while Youngstown State will be stumbling in from a loss.

Cleveland State escaped with a win this past Friday against the Robert Morris Colonials by the margin of a single free throw, 78-77.

Meanwhile, Youngstown State came up short against the PFW Mastodons this past Friday, falling 71-61.

Cleveland State is the favorite in this one, with an expected 4-point margin of victory. They have failed bettors playing the spread in their past three games, so buyers beware.

Youngstown State's defeat took them down to 9-5 while Cleveland State's victory pulled them up to 8-3. We'll see if the Penguins can steal the Vikings' luck or if Cleveland State records another victory instead.

How To Watch

  • When: Sunday at 2 p.m. ET
  • Where: Beeghly Physical Education Center -- Youngstown, Ohio
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $45.00

Odds

The Vikings are a 4-point favorite against the Penguins, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line has drifted a bit towards the Vikings, as the game opened with the Vikings as a 2.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Cleveland State have won nine out of their last 14 games against Youngstown State.

  • Dec 27, 2020 - Cleveland State 81 vs. Youngstown State 74
  • Dec 26, 2020 - Cleveland State 87 vs. Youngstown State 69
  • Feb 08, 2020 - Youngstown State 67 vs. Cleveland State 55
  • Jan 04, 2020 - Cleveland State 82 vs. Youngstown State 74
  • Mar 02, 2019 - Cleveland State 89 vs. Youngstown State 80
  • Jan 26, 2019 - Cleveland State 72 vs. Youngstown State 62
  • Mar 02, 2018 - Cleveland State 72 vs. Youngstown State 71
  • Feb 24, 2018 - Cleveland State 99 vs. Youngstown State 94
  • Jan 01, 2018 - Youngstown State 80 vs. Cleveland State 77
  • Mar 03, 2017 - Youngstown State 84 vs. Cleveland State 69
  • Feb 25, 2017 - Cleveland State 69 vs. Youngstown State 55
  • Jan 28, 2017 - Youngstown State 67 vs. Cleveland State 64
  • Feb 13, 2016 - Cleveland State 64 vs. Youngstown State 59
  • Jan 24, 2016 - Youngstown State 70 vs. Cleveland State 55