Friday, November 18, 2016
State Farm Center
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The Detroit Titans travel to State Farm Center to play the Illinois Fighting Illini on Friday, November 18, 2016. The opening line for this game has Illinois as 14 point favorites. The Titans come into this game with an overall record of 1-1 and a road record of 0-1. The Fighting Illini have an overall record of 3-0 and a home record of 3-0.
Josh McFolley comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 26 minutes per night so far this season for the Titans. He pulls down 2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 80%. Jarod Williams averages 13 points per game in 26 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 71% for the year while his free throw percentage is 42%.
Malcolm Hill averages 21.3 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Fighting Illini. He grabs 8 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Maverick Morgan averages 14 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 24 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 76% and his free throw percentage is 57%.
Detroit averages 78 points per contest this season which ranks them 125th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -29 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 195th. Behind the arc they shoot 55% which is good for 4th in the country. They average 23 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 339th and 210th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 93rd with 12 per game. The Titans allow 107 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 348th in the nation. They also allow a 68% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 351st and 268th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 43 rebounds a game which ranks 298th and they give up 21 assists per contest which puts them in 337th place in the country. They force 15 turnovers per game which ranks them 126th in Division 1.
Illinois averages 80 points per game this year which ranks them 102nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 17 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 58th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 124th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 12 assists per contest which ranks them 221st and 199th respectively. In the turnover department the Fighting Illini rank 114th with 12.5 per game. The Fighting Illini allow 63 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 64th in the country. They also allow a 39% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 95th and 219th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 84th and they give up 10.5 assists per contest which puts them in 94th place in the nation. The Fighting Illini force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 113th in college basketball.
Detroit Titans Betting Trends
The Detroit Titans are 0-1 against the spread
The Detroit Titans are 1-0 against the over/under
Illinois Fighting Illini Betting Trends
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 0-2 against the spread
The Illinois Fighting Illini are 0-2 against the over/under
Detroit Titans InjuriesNo key injuries to report
Illinois Fighting Illini Injuries
11/10/16 F Kipper Nichols Eligibility eligible to return Dec. 17
11/10/16 F Leron Black Suspension expected to miss first 4 games; eligible to return Nov. 21
Josh's Pick: Take Illinois -14
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