Sunday, January 10, 2016
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The Valparaiso Crusaders travel to Calihan Hall to play the Detroit Titans on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The opening line for this game has Valparaiso as 7.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Crusaders come into this game with an overall record of 12-3 and a road record of 5-3. They are 7-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-8. The Titans have an overall record of 9-5 and a home record of 9-0. They have an over/under record of 7-5 and they are 7-4 against the spread.
Alec Peters comes into this contest averaging 16.5 points per game while playing 30.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Crusaders. He pulls down 7.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 49% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Tevonn Walker averages 12.5 points per game in 22.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 3.3 rebounds per game for Valparaiso. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Paris Bass averages 18 points per game while playing 28.6 minutes per contest this year for the Titans. He grabs 6.1 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 66%. Anton Wilson averages 15.2 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.3 rebounds per contest and 2.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Valparaiso averages 71.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 185th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 10.5 and their shooting percentage is 42% as a team which has them ranked 221st. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 70th in the country. They average 39.5 rebounds per game and 12 assists per game which ranks them 57th and 241st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 169th with 13 per game. The Crusaders allow 61 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 10th in the nation. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 16th and 68th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 90th and they give up 11.2 assists per contest which puts them in 52nd place in the country. They force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 82nd in the Division 1.
Detroit averages 82.1 points per game this year which ranks them 26th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 121st spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 66th in the nation. They average 37.8 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per contest which ranks them 104th and 202nd respectively. In the turnover department the Titans rank 226th with 13.6 per game. The Titans allow 84.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 340th in the country. They also allow a 49% shooting percentage and a 40% average from behind the arc ranking them 329th and 334th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.8 rebounds a game which ranks 154th and they give up 14.1 assists per contest which puts them in 229th place in the nation. The Titans force 13.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 116th in college basketball.
Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Trends
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 7-5 against the spread
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 4-8 against the over/under
Detroit Titans Betting Trends
The Detroit Titans are 7-4 against the spread
The Detroit Titans are 7-5 against the over/under
Valparaiso Crusaders Injuries
11/15/15 C Derrik Smits Ankle out for season
01/09/16 G Keith Carter Foot "?" Sunday vs. Detroit U
Detroit Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Valparaiso
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