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College Basketball Picks: Green Bay Phoenix vs. Cleveland State Vikings

Jeff GrantContributor IJanuary 6, 2017

College Basketball Picks: Green Bay Phoenix vs. Cleveland State Vikings

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    The Cleveland State Vikings are 4-13 against the spread as underdogs during the 2012-13 season, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks on Friday night, as they host the Green Bay Phoenix at the Wolstein Center.

    Sports bettors will find that the Vikings are getting 4.5 points in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 129.5 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this Horizon League matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way. 

Green Bay Phoenix

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    The Green Bay Phoenix have alternated wins and losses over their last seven games. The team is coming off an impressive 68-59 victory over the Detroit Titans as one-point home underdogs last Saturday.

    Sports bettors will find that the Phoenix are 7-6 against the spread as favorites this year.

Cleveland State Vikings

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    The Cleveland State Vikings have dropped back-to-back games, including a 92-62 blowout loss to the Detroit Titans as 15-point road underdogs on Tuesday night.

    Sports bettors will find that the Vikings are 4-8 against the spread in conference play this season.

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Phoenix as one of their sports betting picks on Friday night, as they've gone 3-0-1 against the spread in their last four meetings in this series.

    College Basketball Pick: Green Bay Phoenix -4.5 

     

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