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Youngstown State vs Cleveland State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Horizon League Tournament

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Youngstown State vs Cleveland State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - Horizon League Tournament

The No. 2 seed Youngstown State Penguins (22-9, 14-6 Horizon League) are taking on the No. 7 seed Cleveland State Vikings (19-13, 11-9 Horizon League) in the Horizon League tournament on Thursday at Beeghly Center, at 7:00 PM ET airing on ESPN+.

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Youngstown State vs. Cleveland State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 7, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Youngstown, Ohio
  • Arena: Beeghly Center

Here's a look at some betting trends and insights for Youngstown State (-10.5) versus Cleveland State on Thursday. The over/under has been set at 148.5 points for this game.

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Youngstown State vs. Cleveland State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Youngstown State has compiled a 16-11-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Cleveland State has compiled a 14-17-0 record against the spread this season.
  • When the spread is set as 10.5 or more this season, Youngstown State (2-4) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (33.3%) than Cleveland State (3-0) does as the underdog (100%).
  • In home games, the Penguins own a worse record against the spread (7-5-0) compared to their ATS record in away games (9-6-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Vikings have a lower winning percentage at home (.438, 7-9-0 record) than on the road (.467, 7-8-0).
  • Youngstown State has 12 wins against the spread in 20 conference games this year.
  • Cleveland State is 7-14-0 against the spread in Horizon League games this year.

Youngstown State vs. Cleveland State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Youngstown State has been victorious in 16, or 80%, of the 20 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • This year, the Penguins have won four of five games when listed as at least -670 or better on the moneyline.
  • Cleveland State has gone 4-9 in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 30.8% of those games).
  • The Vikings have played as a moneyline underdog of +470 or longer in just two games this season, which they lost both.
  • Youngstown State has an implied victory probability of 87% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Youngstown State vs. Cleveland State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Youngstown State is outscoring opponents by 11 points per game with a +341 scoring differential overall. It puts up 81.5 points per game (25th in college basketball) and allows 70.5 per outing (130th in college basketball).
  • Ziggy Reid leads Youngstown State, averaging 14.7 points per game (312th in the country).
  • Cleveland State is outscoring opponents by 3.2 points per game, with a +103 scoring differential overall. It puts up 76.2 points per game (105th in college basketball) and gives up 73 per outing (214th in college basketball).
  • Tristan Enaruna's 20 points per game paces Cleveland State and ranks 31st in the nation.
  • The Penguins record 40.2 rebounds per game (13th in college basketball) while allowing 34.1 per outing to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 6.1 boards per game.
  • Damiree Burns averages 11.1 rebounds per game (ranking fifth in college basketball) to lead the Penguins.
  • The Vikings lose the rebound battle by 1.5 boards on average. They collect 34.9 rebounds per game, 203rd in college basketball, while their opponents grab 36.4.
  • Enaruna paces the Vikings with 6.5 rebounds per game (243rd in college basketball).
  • Youngstown State ranks 60th in college basketball by averaging 100.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 38th in college basketball, allowing 87 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Vikings' 96 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 161st in college basketball, and the 91.9 points they allow per 100 possessions rank 157th in college basketball.

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