Sunday, January 8, 2017
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The Detroit Titans travel to Athletics-Recreation Center to play the Valparaiso Crusaders on Sunday, January 8, 2017.
The Titans come into this game with an overall record of 2-12 and a road record of 0-7. They are 4-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-5. The Crusaders have an overall record of 11-3 and a home record of 7-1. They have an over/under record of 5-6 and they are 6-5 against the spread.
Jaleel Hogan comes into this contest averaging 14.1 points per game while playing 24.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Titans. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 61% while his free throw percentage is currently at 53%. Josh McFolley averages 13.7 points per game in 28.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.9 assists per contest and 2.4 rebounds per game for Detroit. His field goal percentage is 43% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Alec Peters averages 25 points per game while playing 36.5 minutes per contest this year for the Crusaders. He grabs 10.4 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 93%. Shane Hammink averages 15.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 49% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Detroit averages 72.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 171st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is -13.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 129th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 146th in the country. They average 31.8 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 315th and 273rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 265th with 14.7 per game. The Titans allow 86.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 347th in the nation. They also allow a 51% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 343rd and 281st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 38.2 rebounds a game which ranks 281st and they give up 14.6 assists per contest which puts them in 254th place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 241st in Division 1.
Valparaiso averages 75.5 points per game this year which ranks them 109th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 4 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 203rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 255th in the nation. They average 38.5 rebounds per game and 12.5 assists per contest which ranks them 75th and 236th respectively. In the turnover department the Crusaders rank 268th with 14.7 per game. The Crusaders allow 71.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 145th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 123rd and 85th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 87th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 132nd place in the nation. The Crusaders force 13.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 164th in college basketball.
The Titans average 70 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -17.9 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -10.3 per contest. The Titans have an offensive rating of 101 and they assist on 45.3% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 51%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Detroit turns the ball over an average of 17.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 7.1% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 46.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 26.2%. The Titans give up 87.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 86.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Crusaders score 78.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 76.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 7.7 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 10.4 points per game. The Crusaders have a rating on offense of 104.3 and 50.3% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 72 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 49%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they attempt 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Valparaiso turns it over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 9.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 53.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.1%. The Crusaders give up 68.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 69 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Detroit Titans Betting Trends
The Detroit Titans are 4-7 against the spread
The Detroit Titans are 7-5 against the over/under
Valparaiso Crusaders Betting Trends
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 6-5 against the spread
The Valparaiso Crusaders are 5-6 against the over/under
Detroit Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Valparaiso Crusaders Injuries
12/22/16 F Jubril Adekoya Academics out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Valparaiso
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