Green Bay @ Youngstown State
Current Records: Green Bay 3-25; Youngstown State 21-7
What to Know
The Green Bay Phoenix have been on the wrong side of a one-way rivalry with the Youngstown State Penguins and are hoping to record their first win since Jan. 2 of 2021. The Phoenix and Youngstown State will face off in a Horizon League battle at 2 p.m. ET Saturday at Beeghly Physical Education Center. Youngstown State should still be riding high after a big victory, while Green Bay will be looking to right the ship.
The game between Green Bay and the Robert Morris Colonials on Thursday was not particularly close, with Green Bay falling 71-56.
Meanwhile, the Penguins took their matchup against the Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers on Thursday by a conclusive 87-58 score.
Green Bay is the clear underdog, so they're hoping it's the size of the fight that determines this one. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn't have high expectations for them since the team is 7-20 ATS when expected to lose.
The Phoenix are now 3-25 while Youngstown State sits at 21-7. A pair of offensive stats to keep an eye on: Green Bay is stumbling into the contest with the 362nd fewest points per game in college basketball, having accrued only 58.9 on average. Youngstown State's offense has more to brag about, as they they enter the contest with 83.4 points per game on average, good for sixth best in college basketball. So the cards are definitely stacked in their favor.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
- Where: Beeghly Physical Education Center -- Youngstown, Ohio
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Penguins are a big 22.5-point favorite against the Phoenix, 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 22.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Youngstown State have won nine out of their last 15 games against Green Bay.
- Jan 19, 2023 - Youngstown State 86 vs. Green Bay 70
- Jan 27, 2022 - Youngstown State 63 vs. Green Bay 50
- Dec 04, 2021 - Youngstown State 82 vs. Green Bay 58
- Jan 02, 2021 - Green Bay 79 vs. Youngstown State 69
- Jan 01, 2021 - Youngstown State 84 vs. Green Bay 77
- Feb 27, 2020 - Green Bay 102 vs. Youngstown State 92
- Jan 25, 2020 - Youngstown State 98 vs. Green Bay 94
- Feb 09, 2019 - Youngstown State 96 vs. Green Bay 77
- Jan 03, 2019 - Green Bay 99 vs. Youngstown State 93
- Jan 27, 2018 - Green Bay 85 vs. Youngstown State 67
- Jan 06, 2018 - Youngstown State 85 vs. Green Bay 74
- Jan 20, 2017 - Youngstown State 92 vs. Green Bay 89
- Dec 31, 2016 - Green Bay 90 vs. Youngstown State 77
- Feb 20, 2016 - Green Bay 107 vs. Youngstown State 90
- Jan 09, 2016 - Youngstown State 103 vs. Green Bay 93