The Valparaiso Crusaders have already beaten the Wright State Raiders two times during the 2012-13 season, which can't be ignored when making your college basketball picks Tuesday night as the two teams meet in the Horizon League tournament championship game.
Sports bettors will find that the Crusaders are seven-point favorites in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total sits at 121.5 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this contest that will be nationally-televised on ESPN at 9 p.m. ET, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
The Wright State Raiders have won and covered the spread in their last three games, including a 56-54 victory over the Detroit Titans as 7.5-point underdogs last Saturday.
Sports bettors will find that the Raiders are 7-6 against the spread when getting points this season.
The Valparaiso Crusaders have won five games in a row, including a thrilling 70-69 victory over Green Bay as nine-point favorites last Saturday.
Over the last two-plus seasons, the Crusaders are 31-25-1 against the spread versus conference opponents, while the UNDER is 23-22 in that situation.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Valparaiso Crusaders as one of their college basketball picks Tuesday night, as they've gone 11-5-1 against the spread in their last 17 games.
College Basketball Pick: Valparaiso Crusaders -7