Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for their 2015 Basketball game. The teams will play on Friday February 13, 2015. At 7:00 PM EST. On the ESPN 2 Television Network.
The (20-5) Wisconsin Green Bay Phoenix of the Horizon League makes the trip from Cheeseland to the Hoosier State. Wisconsin-Green Bay will play the (22-4) Valparaiso Crusaders also of the Horizon in 2015 College Basketball action. The teams will play at the Athletics–Recreation Center on campus in Valparaiso, Indiana. This Sports Handicapper believes the UWGB Phoenix has the best player in the Horizon League. Valparaiso has a rich tradition and has been competitive in previous March Madness Tournaments. The betting line has Valparaiso as a two-point home favorite Against The Spread, the betting odds total is not available for Friday Night’s game.
The 2015 Wisconsin-Green Bay Phoenix has won six of their last seven straight up, their latest, a 63-62 road victory at Youngstown State on February 11th. Wisconsin-Green Bay is 9-2 in Conference play and a three-way tie for first place. The Phoenix ranks fifth offensively in the Horizon, scoring nearly sixty-nine points per contest. UWGB is first in defense holding the opposition under 60 ppg. Senior Point Guard Keifer Sykes is the team’s best player and averages eighteen points per contest. The Chicago native is the league’s Most Valuable Player and is getting looks at the next level. The Phoenix has four starters from last season’s League Champions back. Greg Mays, Jordan Fouse, and Carrington Love are also very good players. The betting odds over the total are 10-3 UWGB last thirteen against the Horizon League. The Betting odds over the total is 6-2 the Phoenix last 8 games away from home. The Wisconsin Green Bay Phoenix is 4-6 their last ten NCAA Basketball Betting Predictions overall, going over the betting odds total seven times and staying under the betting odds total three. The key to a Wisconsin-Green Bay win is to put the ball in Sykes’s hands. The 6’0″ Star play’s very will against formidable opponents. Sykes scores over twenty-five points vs. Teams that have made it to the NCAA Tournament.
The 2015 Valparaiso Crusaders are on a four-game winning streak, the Crusaders beat Oakland University 82-76 at home on Sunday February 8th. The Crusaders are in a tie for the Conference lead with Friday’s opponent and Cleveland State. Valparaiso ranks second in the Horizon League in scoring and defense. Sophomore Forward Alec Peters an All-Conference selection is the team’s leading scorer with seventeen points per contest. Two other Crusaders score in double-figures per game. Valparaiso is 19-8-1 ATS their last twenty-eight played on Friday’s. The betting odds under the total are 11-5 their last sixteen at home. The Valparaiso Crusaders are 6-4 Against The Number their last ten overall, going over the betting odds total six times and staying under four. The key to a Crusader’s win is to take advantage of the home crowd. “VALPO” lost at Green Bay by one point in January of this season. The Horizon League will probably get one team in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, and this game is crucial.
Free Picks: Wisconsin Green Bay+2.