Cleveland State vs Purdue Fort Wayne: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 2, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 2, 2021 - Last Updated on March 6, 2021

The Cleveland State Vikings (16-7) are at home in Horizon action against the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons (8-14) on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. The Vikings are favored by 7.5 points in the game, the fourth matchup between the teams this season. The point total in the matchup is 140.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 2, 2021, 2:19 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 (-7.5)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Vikings to walk away with the win, but the model spread (9.9) is 2.4 points further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Over (140.5)

In this game, the model projects a total (145.0 points) marginally higher than the DraftKings over/under (140.5 points).

Prediction: Cleveland State 77, Purdue Fort Wayne 68

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 Vikings have an average implied point total of 71.5 this season, which is 2.5 points lower than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (74).
  • Cleveland State will look to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (74) for the ninth time this season.
  • The 75-point average implied total on the season for the Mastodons is eight more points than the team’s 67-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Purdue Fort Wayne has scored more than 67 points in 17 games on the 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 7.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Vikings 15-7 0-0 11-11-1
Mastodons 9-11-1 0-0 11-9-1

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
2/20/2021 Purdue Fort Wayne Win 67-55 2/25/2021 Green Bay Win 89-84
2/19/2021 Purdue Fort Wayne Loss 75-68 2/20/2021 Cleveland State Loss 67-55
2/13/2021 Detroit Mercy Win 71-64 2/19/2021 Cleveland State Win 75-68
2/12/2021 Detroit Mercy Loss 89-83 2/13/2021 Youngstown State Loss 72-70
2/6/2021 Oakland Win 80-78 2/12/2021 Youngstown State Loss 84-70

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