Purdue Fort Wayne vs Oakland: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – January 29, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on January 29, 2021 - Last Updated on January 31, 2021

The Oakland Golden Grizzlies (3-11) are only 1.5-point underdogs as they look to break an eight-game road slide when they square off against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons (4-3) on Friday, January 29, 2021 at Hilliard Gates Sports Center. The contest airs at 7:30 PM ET on ESP3. The point total is 156 in the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 29, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Mastodons (-1.5)

The model line and the DraftKings line are within 0.3 points of each other.

Pick OU:
Under (156)

The model predicts a total 2.0 points lower than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Purdue Fort Wayne 78, Oakland 76

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Mastodons’ average implied point total this season is 4.7 fewer points than their implied total in Friday’s game (74.3 implied points on average compared to 79 implied points in this game).
  • Purdue Fort Wayne has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (79) three times this season.
  • The Golden Grizzlies’ average implied point total on the season (77.9 points) is 0.9 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (77 points).
  • Oakland has scored more than this game’s implied total of 77 points five times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Purdue Fort Wayne and Oakland Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Mastodons 3-3 0-1 3-3
Golden Grizzlies 7-7 2-2 12-2

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Purdue Fort Wayne

Oakland
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/23/2021 Green Bay Loss 87-72 1/23/2021 Detroit Mercy Loss 82-72
1/22/2021 Green Bay Loss 77-59 1/22/2021 Detroit Mercy Win 86-81
1/16/2021 Milwaukee Win 81-74 1/16/2021 Youngstown State Win 81-74
1/15/2021 Milwaukee Win 81-72 1/15/2021 Youngstown State Win 82-65
1/9/2021 UIC Win 88-55 1/9/2021 Green Bay Loss 87-78

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