Green Bay vs Northern Kentucky Prediction, Odds and Best Bets
Green Bay is on the road playing Northern Kentucky at the Truist Arena stadium on Thursday, 1/26/2023 @ 7:00pm EST. Northern Kentucky -17.5 was the opening favorite and current line is Northern Kentucky -17.
Against the Northern Kentucky Norse (13-8, 8-2 Horizon), the Green Bay Phoenix (2-19, 1-9 Horizon) will try to pick up their first road win of the season. After losing to Robert Morris 72-38, the Phoenix are nine-point underdogs this week. In their last match, the Norse won 74-54 against Purdue Fort Wayne as three-point favorites. In its last 10 games against Green Bay, Northern Kentucky is 8-2.
The Phoenix Suns are trying to snap an 11-game losing streak
A losing streak of 11 games has plagued the Phoenix this season. A win over the Norse will give them their first road win of the season, breaking their streak. 59.4 points are averaged per game by Green Bay. Their last game saw them score 38 points, making 21.6 percent of their field goals and 9.5 percent of their three-pointers. The Phoenix were led by Randy Tucker, who scored 11 points and grabbed seven rebounds. As a team, Clarence Cummings III and Jack Rose combined for six points and three rebounds each. The Packers have struggled defensively, allowing 77.3 points per game. To win this game, they must do better than they did in their last game when they gave up 72 points.
Statistics for Northern Areas
With three straight wins, the Norse are in good shape at the moment. Against the Phoenix, they will try to keep the momentum alive with their fourth straight win. In Northern Kentucky's games, the team averaged 65.6 points. During their last game, they made 50.9 percent of their field goals and 40 percent of their three-pointers. The Norse were led by Marques Warrick, who scored 18 points and grabbed five rebounds. Trevon Faulkner added 14 points, four assists, and three steals, while Sam Vinson finished with 17 points, six rebounds, and four assists. In terms of defense, Northern Kentucky has been solid, allowing 65.5 points per game on average. In their last game, they gave up 54 points, and if they want to win, they will need to match that effort.
In their last 11 road games, the Phoenix have lost 11 straight games. On offense, they aren't very effective, averaging less than 60 points per game on the road. Additionally, they have struggled at the free throw line, making less than 70 percent of their attempts. They don't rebound the ball well and won't get many chances to score against the Norse. In addition, they've played carelessly with the ball, which will allow the Norse to score easily. Their last three opponents were held under 55 points per game, so expect them to keep Green Bay's offense in check. Four of the Norse's last five games have been won at home, and they have won 11 out of 13 games on the road.
Green Bay Highlights
With a power ranking of 360, Green Bay is ranked #358 in offense (scoring an average of 60.45 per game), #344 in defense (allowing an average of 77.55 points to be scored against them per game) and are 2-19 (6-15 ATS) this season.
Northern Kentucky Highlights
Northern Kentucky Norse has a power ranking of 38 and are #300 for offense (scoring an average of 67.10 per game), #48 for defense (giving up an average of 77.55 points per game) and 13-8 (5-14 ATS) overall. Green Bay went 3-0 (2-1 ATS) in their last 3 matchups against Northern Kentucky.
Curated Picks & Predictions
- From the lines set by Sportsbooks, they predict the score to be GB 79.125, N.KENT 45.125.
- 51% of SportsJaw predicts Northern Kentucky Norse to cover.
- OddsShark predicts Northern Kentucky will win, cover the spread, and the total will go over.
- 57% picked Green Bay Phoenix on Covers.com
- Our ScoreCaster predicts Phoenix 62 to Norse 94.
Our prediction: Phoenix 62 to Norse 94.
Written by SportsJaw Staff
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The Norse have a slightly better offense and the Norse have a significantly better defense. The Norse won more games straight up and against the spread over their last 3 matchups. Adjusted score predictions based on power rankings and strength of schedule: Phoenix 59 to Norse 79.
After crunching 8 relative data points, our relative predictions model has a 75% confidence Norse will cover the spread - view the Green Bay vs Northern Kentucky infographic for details on this prediction.