Thursday, February 4, 2016
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The Detroit Titans travel to Wolstein Center to play the Cleveland State Vikings on Thursday, February 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has Detroit as 2 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 138.
The Titans come into this game with an overall record of 10-11 and a road record of 0-8. They are 10-8 against the spread and their over/under record is 12-7. The Vikings have an overall record of 7-16 and a home record of 4-5. They have an over/under record of 10-11 and they are 7-13 against the spread.
Paris Bass comes into this contest averaging 17.4 points per game while playing 29.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Titans. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 65%. Anton Wilson averages 15.2 points per game in 33 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 88%.
Rob Edwards averages 12.4 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Vikings. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage currently is at 70%. Andre Yates averages 10.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.6 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Detroit averages 82.3 points per contest this season which ranks them 16th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -3.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 92nd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 57th in the country. They average 36.5 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game which ranks them 152nd and 226th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 266th with 13.8 per game. The Titans allow 85.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 347th in the nation. They also allow a 48% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 333rd and 262nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.3 rebounds a game which ranks 195th and they give up 14.2 assists per contest which puts them in 238th place in the country. They force 13.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 118th in the Division 1.
Cleveland State averages 61.9 points per game this year which ranks them 339th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -8.6 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them sitting in the 299th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 284th in the nation. They average 32.7 rebounds per game and 10.3 assists per contest which ranks them 298th and 332nd respectively. In the turnover department the Vikings rank 264th with 13.8 per game. The Vikings allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 137th in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 308th and 289th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.5 rebounds a game which ranks 100th and they give up 14.5 assists per contest which puts them in 259th place in the nation. The Vikings force 13.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 137th in college basketball.
The Titans average 79.6 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 88.7 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -12.8 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -2.7 per contest. The Titans have an offensive rating of 109.6 and they assist on 45.7% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 76.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they shoot 3 pointers on 36% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.7% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 50.8% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.2%. The Titans give up 92.4 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 91.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Vikings score 63.1 ppg at home and they have averaged 59 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -14 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -4.6 points per game. The Vikings have a rating on offense of 94.7 and 46.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 65.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 49% and they attempt 3 pointers on 31% of their shots. Cleveland State turns it over an average of 17.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 31.3%. The Vikings give up 67.7 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 73 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Detroit Titans Betting Trends
The Detroit Titans are 10-8 against the spread
The Detroit Titans are 12-7 against the over/under
Cleveland State Vikings Betting Trends
The Cleveland State Vikings are 7-13 against the spread
The Cleveland State Vikings are 10-11 against the over/under
Detroit Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Cleveland State Vikings Injuries
02/03/16 G Andre Yates Foot "?" Thursday vs. Detroit U
01/15/16 G Myles Hamilton Disciplinary has been dismissed
01/07/16 G Daniel Levitt ACL out for season
Tony's Pick: Take Detroit
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