Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between Oakland and the win they were favored to collect coming into this afternoon. They have jumped out to a quick 33-32 lead against Wright State.

Oakland entered the match having won four straight and they're just one half away from another. Will they make it five, or will Wright State step up and spoil it? We'll know soon.

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Wright State Raiders @ Oakland Golden Grizzlies

Current Records: Wright State 16-12, Oakland 19-10

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Oakland is on a seven-game streak of home wins, while the Raiders are on a four-game streak of away wins: one of those streaks is about to end. Both teams will face off in a Horizon League battle at 3:00 p.m. ET on Sunday at OU Credit Union O'rena. Both teams come into the contest bolstered by wins in their previous matches.

After a 87-72 finish the last time they played, Oakland and the Colonials decided to play a little more cautiously this time around. The Golden Grizzlies blew past the Colonials 63-43.

Meanwhile, the oddsmakers set the bar high, but Wright State and the Titans didn't disappoint and broke past the 161.5 point over/under on Thursday. The Raiders took down the Titans 93-78. Winning is a bit easier when you make eight more threes than your opponent, as Wright State did.

The Golden Grizzlies have been performing incredibly well recently as they've won seven of their last eight matchups, which provided a nice bump to their 19-10 record this season. As for the Raiders, their victory bumped their record up to 16-12.

Some high-performance offense is likely on the agenda as both teams are some of the highest scoring teams in the league. Oakland hasn't had any problem running up the score this season, having averaged 76.4 points per game. However, it's not like Wright State struggles in that department as they've been averaging 85.8 points per game. With both teams so easily able to put up points, the only question left is who can run the score up higher.

Looking forward, Oakland is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 4.5 points. They might be worth a quick bet since they've covered the spread the last four times they've played.


Oakland is a 4.5-point favorite against Wright State, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 4.5-point spread, and stayed right there.

The over/under is 159 points.

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Series History

Wright State has won 6 out of their last 10 games against Oakland.

  • Feb 10, 2024 - Oakland 74 vs. Wright State 60
  • Feb 23, 2023 - Oakland 75 vs. Wright State 68
  • Jan 08, 2023 - Oakland 75 vs. Wright State 73
  • Mar 03, 2022 - Wright State 75 vs. Oakland 63
  • Feb 18, 2022 - Wright State 78 vs. Oakland 74
  • Feb 05, 2022 - Wright State 75 vs. Oakland 64
  • Jan 02, 2021 - Oakland 81 vs. Wright State 71
  • Jan 01, 2021 - Wright State 90 vs. Oakland 51
  • Feb 08, 2020 - Wright State 83 vs. Oakland 71
  • Jan 03, 2020 - Wright State 96 vs. Oakland 69