Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between PFW and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have jumped out to a quick 38-31 lead against Clev. State.

PFW came into the match with some extra motivation after the loss they were dealt the last time these two teams faced off. We'll see if they're able to flip the script or if it'll just be more of the same.

Who's Playing

Clev. State Vikings @ PFW Mastodons

Current Records: Clev. State 14-10, PFW 15-8

How To Watch

What to Know

PFW is 2-8 against the Vikings since December of 2020 but they'll have a chance to close the gap a little bit on Wednesday. Both teams will face off in a Horizon League battle at 7:00 p.m. ET at Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Coming in fresh off a victory as the underdog, PFW will stroll into this one as the favorite.

Last Sunday, even if it wasn't a dominant performance, the Mastodons beat the Penguins 82-78.

Meanwhile, the Vikings came up short against the Golden Grizzlies on Saturday and fell 83-71.

The Mastodons' win ended a three-game drought at home and bumped them up to 15-8. As for the Vikings, their loss dropped their record down to 14-10.

Some high-performance offense is likely on the agenda as the two teams are some of the highest scoring teams in the league. PFW hasn't had any problem running up the score this season, having averaged 79.6 points per game. However, it's not like Clev. State struggles in that department as they've been averaging 77 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.

PFW came up short against the Vikings in their previous meeting back in January, falling 75-68. Will PFW have more luck at home instead of on the road?

Odds

PFW is a 3.5-point favorite against Clev. 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 3.5-point spread, and stayed right there.


The over/under is set at 152.5 points.

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Series History

Clev. State has won 8 out of their last 10 games against PFW.

  • Jan 20, 2024 - Clev. State 75 vs. PFW 68
  • Jan 27, 2023 - Clev. State 79 vs. PFW 74
  • Jan 16, 2023 - Clev. State 72 vs. PFW 60
  • Feb 14, 2022 - PFW 102 vs. Clev. State 98
  • Jan 05, 2022 - Clev. State 65 vs. PFW 58
  • Dec 30, 2021 - Clev. State 90 vs. PFW 81
  • Mar 02, 2021 - Clev. State 108 vs. PFW 104
  • Feb 20, 2021 - Clev. State 67 vs. PFW 55
  • Feb 19, 2021 - PFW 75 vs. Clev. State 68
  • Dec 20, 2020 - Clev. State 89 vs. PFW 80