Ohio at Detroit College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/15/2018
Saturday, December 15, 2018
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The Ohio Bobcats travel to Calihan Hall to play the Detroit Titans on Saturday, December 15, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Detroit as 5 point favorites.
Ohio heads into this matchup with a mark of 6-3. They currently have a point differential of 4.4 as they are averaging 77.1 points per contest while giving up 72.7 per game. Detroit has an overall record of 3-7. They are averaging 70.4 points per game and surrendering 80.6, good for a point differential of -10.2.
Valuable Ohio Bobcats Betting Trends
The Ohio Bobcats are 3-5-0 against the spread
The Ohio Bobcats are 3-5-0 against the over/under
Important Detroit Titans Betting Trends
The Detroit Titans are 7-3-0 against the spread
The Detroit Titans are 5-5-0 against the over/under
Key Ohio Bobcats Injuries
11/09/18 G James Gollon Hernia is OUT 2-3 weeks
11/09/18 G Jordan Dartis Hip is out indefinitely
Key Detroit Titans Injuries
No key injuries to report
Teyvion Kirk averages 15.8 points per game in 32.1 minutes per contest. He averages 3.4 assists per contest and 6.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 63%. Jason Carter comes into this contest averaging 19.2 points per game while playing 29.1 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is at 73%.
Josh McFolley averages 12.9 points per game and he sees the court an average of 33.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.7 rebounds per contest and 2.9 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is 76%. Antoine Davis averages 27.4 points per game while playing 37.7 minutes per contest. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 3.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 83%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Bobcats allow 72.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 210th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 168th and 212th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 73rd, and they give up 13.8 assists per contest which puts them in 228th place in the NCAA. They force 15.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 280th in the nation. Ohio averages 77.1 points per contest this season, which ranks them 121st in the country. Their average scoring margin is 4.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team, which has them ranked 187th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 329th in D-1. They average 41.4 rebounds per game and 15.4 assists per contest, which ranks them 22nd and 76th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 31st with 16.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Titans surrender 80.6 points per contest, which ranks them 325th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 46% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 280th and 139th in those defensive statistics. They rank 350th with 20.0 assists allowed per contest, and 349th with 44.0 rebounds surrendered per game. The Titans are 115th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.1 per game. Detroit is 275th in the country with 70.4 points per game this year. They are 320th in the D-1 in shooting at 40%, while their average scoring margin is -10.2. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 48th in the nation. They are 305th in the country in rebounding with 33.1 boards per game and 315th in assists per contest with 11.0. The Titans are 332nd in turnovers per game with 10.8.
The Bobcats have an offensive rating of 100.7, which is ranked 248th. They are 35th in college basketball in pace with 75.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 251st. As a unit they are 247th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 308th in D-1. Ohio is 70th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.2 times per 100 possessions.
Detroit is 334th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions. The Titans are 260th in the country in offensive rating with 100.3. In terms of pace they are 212th in Division 1 with 70.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 275th. As a team they are 299th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 51% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 59th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Ohio/Detroit college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Detroit -5
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