Cleveland State vs Purdue Fort Wayne: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 19, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 19, 2021 - Last Updated on February 21, 2021

The Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons (4-9) are expected to continue an eight-game losing streak when they host the Cleveland State Vikings (9-6) as 5.5-point underdogs at 7:00 PM ET on Friday, February 19, 2021 at Hilliard Gates Sports Center. The matchup airs on ESPN+. The point total is set at 141 in the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 19, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Vikings (-5.5)

The line for this game set by DraftKings and the model’s prediction are essentially the same (within 0.1 points of each other).

Pick OU:
Over (141)

In this game, the model projects a total (145.8 points) a little higher than the DraftKings over/under (141 points).

Prediction: Cleveland State 76, Purdue Fort Wayne 70

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 average implied total for the Vikings this season is 71.3 points, 1.7 fewer points than their implied total of 73 points in Friday’s game.
  • Cleveland State is looking to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (73) for the seventh time this season.
  • The 76.2-point average implied total on the season for the Mastodons is 8.2 more points than the team’s 68-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Purdue Fort Wayne has scored more than 68 points in eight games this season.

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

Cleveland State and Purdue Fort Wayne Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 5.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Vikings 9-5 0-0 8-7
Mastodons 4-8 0-0 6-6

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

Last 5 Games

Cleveland State

Purdue Fort Wayne
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/13/2021 Detroit Mercy Win 71-64 2/13/2021 Youngstown State Loss 72-70
2/12/2021 Detroit Mercy Loss 89-83 2/12/2021 Youngstown State Loss 84-70
2/6/2021 Oakland Win 80-78 2/6/2021 Detroit Mercy Loss 83-56
2/5/2021 Oakland Win 80-72 2/5/2021 Detroit Mercy Loss 82-72
1/30/2021 Green Bay Win 73-65 1/30/2021 Oakland Loss 82-75

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