The Phoenix and Golden Grizzlies are set to face off at 3:00 ET on ESPN+. The Golden Grizzlies will host the game at Athletics Center O'rena in Rochester, MI. The odds for this Horizon League conference game currently have the Golden Grizzlies as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 140.5 points.

GREEN BAY PHOENIX VS OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Oakland Golden Grizzlies -7

This game will be played at Athletics Center O'rena at 3:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Golden Grizzlies.
  • Not only will Oakland pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 140.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.

Can Green Bay Lock in a Road Win?

Green Bay comes into this game as the underdog, and they have an overall record of 9-7. They have won three straight games and are 4-1 in conference play.

On the road this season, the Phoenix are just 3-6 and have an average scoring margin of -8.7 points per game. In their last game, they defeated Detroit by a score of 69-51.

Green Bay has an overall ATS record of 9-5 this season and they are 5-4 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Phoenix are 7-4 vs. the spread this season and they have gone 2-1 vs. the spread in their last 3 games as the underdog.

Today's over/under line of 140.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Green Bay's games this season (133.4). The over/under record in their games is 6-8 and their games have averaged 132.4 points. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 141 points compared to their season average of 132.4 points per game.

The Phoenix's offense finished with 69 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 66.3 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring was Foster Wonders with 14 points. Preston Ruedinger also added 11 points for the Phoenix.

Currently, the Phoenix's defense holds the 51st rank in the nation, allowing 65.4 points per game. In their previous game vs. Detroit, the Titans finished with a field goal percentage of 32% and a total of 51 points vs. Green Bay.

Will Oakland Win at Home?

After a thrilling 100-95 victory over Milwaukee, Oakland comes into today's game as seven-point favorites. So far this season, the Golden Grizzlies are 3-3 at home and have an average scoring margin of +.2 points per game.

Overall, Oakland is 8-8 and 2-2 in conference play. In their last ten games at home, they are 5-5.

Against the spread, Oakland has gone 10-5 this season. At home, they have a 4-2 ATS mark. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Grizzlies are 6-4 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Oakland games is 8-7. The average over/under line in their games is 145.9 and their games have averaged 148.2 points. Today's over/under line of 140.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 1-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 168 points.

Oakland's offense is coming off a good game, putting up 100 points vs. Milwaukee. Overall, they hit 47.7% of their shots from the field and went 30/39 from the free-throw line. Trey Townsend is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today's matchup with an average of 16.8. Meanwhile, Jack Gohlke also brings a PPG average of 11.1 into the game.

So far, the Golden Grizzlies' defense is ranked 224th in the country at 75.4 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Oakland's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 45.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 35.5% this season.