Detroit at Virginia Tech College Basketball Picks & Predictions 11/10/2017
Friday, November 10, 2017
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The Detroit Titans head to Cassell Coliseum to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on Friday, November 10, 2017.
Detroit heads into this matchup after finishing last year with a mark of 8-22. They had a point differential of -7.8 as they averaged 77.0 points per contest while giving up 84.8 per game. Virginia Tech had an overall record of 21-9 last season. They averaged 79.3 points per game and surrendered 74.4, good for a point differential of 4.8.
Valuable Detroit Titans Betting Trends
The Detroit Titans were 12-16 against the spread last season
The Detroit Titans were 16-11 against the over/under last year
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies were 17-11 against the spread last season
The Virginia Tech Hokies were 13-12 against the over/under last year
Key Detroit Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/07/17 G Chris Clarke ACL is "?" Friday vs. Detroit U
Jaleel Hogan averaged 15.2 points per contest while playing 26.4 minutes per night last year. He grabbed 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributed 1.1 assists per game. His FG percentage was 54% while his free throw percentage was 54%. Corey Allen averaged 14.4 points per contest in 31.4 minutes per game last year. He averaged 1.8 assists per game and 3 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage was 44% for the season while his free throw percentage was 64%.
Zach LeDay scored 17 points per contest while playing 29.5 minutes per game last season. He hauled in 7.6 rebounds per contest and had 1.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage was 54% and his free throw percentage finished at 77%. Seth Allen averaged 13.3 points per game last year and he saw the court an average of 28.9 minutes per game. He also brought in 2.3 rebounds per game and had 3.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage was 53% and his free throw percentage was 73%.
Useful Team Statistics
Detroit averaged 77.0 points per contest last year, which was 93rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin was -7.8 and their shooting percentage was 45% as a unit, which had them ranked 164th. From 3-point territory they shot 37%, which was good for 73rd in Division 1. They averaged 33.4 boards per contest and 12.8 assists per game, which ranked them 288th and 222nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they were 55th with 14.5 per game. The Titans allowed 84.8 points per contest, which was 347th in the country. They also surrendered a 50% shooting percentage and a 38% average from 3-point range, ranking them 350th and 320th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents averaged 37.5 rebounds a game which ranked 290th, and they allowed 14.7 assists per game which put them in 287th place in college basketball. They forced 14.7 turnovers per game which ranked them 295th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia Tech was 47th in the country with 79.3 points per contest last season. They were 13th in the nation in shooting at 49%, while their average scoring margin was 4.8. They shot 40% from beyond the arc, which was good for 12th in Division 1. They were 318th in the country in rebounding with 32.6 boards per contest and 71st in assists per game with 15.1. The Hokies were 266th in turnovers per contest with 12.1. The Hokies gave up 74.4 points per game, which ranked them 231st in the nation. Their defense surrendered a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 216th and 248th in those defensive statistics. They ranked 195th with 13.5 dimes allowed per game and 146th with 34.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Hokies were 65th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 11.7 per contest last year.
The Titans were 337th in the country in defensive rating last season with 112.8, and their offensive rating of 102.4 was ranked 209th. They were 22nd in college basketball in pace with 74.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% was 153rd. As a unit they were 179th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 179th in D-1. Detroit was 97th in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 17.1 times per 100 possessions while forcing 17.4 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year was 57%, which was 350th in the country.
Virginia Tech was 231st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turned the ball over an average of 15.7 times per 100 possessions while forcing 14.6 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season was 51%, which was 212th in the nation. The Hokies were 35th in the country in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 105.6 was ranked 245th. In terms of pace they were 172nd in Division 1 with 69.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 57% was 9th. As a team they were 6th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 60% and they shot 3-pointers on 40% of their shots, ranking 93rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Detroit/Virginia Tech college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Detroit
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