PFW @ Youngstown State
Current Records: PFW 5-7; Youngstown State 9-5
What to Know
The PFW Mastodons lost both of their matches to the Youngstown State Penguins last season on scores of 70-84 and 70-72, so they’re hoping to turn the tables this season. PFW’s road trip will continue as they head to Beeghly Physical Education Center at 7 p.m. ET Friday to face off against Youngstown State. The Penguins should still be riding high after a win, while the Mastodons will be looking to get back in the win column.
PFW came up short against the Cleveland State Vikings on Wednesday, falling 65-58.
Meanwhile, Youngstown State sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 64-60 victory over the Robert Morris Colonials on Wednesday.
PFW is expected to lose this next one by 6.5. They are currently three-for-three against the spread in their most recent games, however, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
The Mastodons are now 5-7 while the Penguins sit at 9-5. Youngstown State is 5-2 after wins this season, and PFW is 3-3 after losses.
How To Watch
- When: Friday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Beeghly Physical Education Center — Youngstown, Ohio
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Penguins are a solid 6.5-point favorite against the Mastodons, 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 6.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
Youngstown State have won both of the games they’ve played against PFW in the last eight years.
- Feb 13, 2021 – Youngstown State 72 vs. PFW 70
- Feb 12, 2021 – Youngstown State 84 vs. PFW 70