Wright State Raiders vs Detroit Titans Prediction, 12/19/2020 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wright State Raiders vs Detroit Titans
Date: Saturday, December 19, 2020
Location: Calihan Hall in Detroit, MI
Odds/Point Spread: Wright State (-4.5)
The Wright State Raiders (2-1) head to Calihan Hall on Saturday where they'll meet the Detroit Titans (1-3). The spread on this matchup has Wright State as 4.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 145.
Wright State comes into this game with a record of 2-1 so far this year. The Raiders are connecting on 30.8% on 3-pointers (20 of 65) and 60.4% from the free throw line. They average 73.3 pts per contest (182nd in the country) while going 46.4% from the field. They lose possession by turning the ball over 15.7 times per game and as a team are committing 16.3 personal fouls per game. As a team, Wright State is snagging 44.3 boards per contest and has racked up 42 dimes for the season, which ranks 277th in the nation in terms of passing. On defense, the Raiders are forcing 12.3 turnovers every game and they draw 19.0 personal fouls. They rank 27th in Division 1 in giving up assists with 31 conceded for the year. The Raiders are giving up an opponent shooting percentage of 34.9% (68 of 195) and they concede 37.7 boards per game as a team. They relinquish 29.2% on 3-pointers and they are 87th in the country in PPG allowed (64.7).
The Wright State Raiders faced the Bowling Green Falcons and took home the win by a score of 85-67 in their last contest. Wright State finished the game having earned a 55.2% FG percentage (32 of 58) and converted 6 of 25 shots from beyond the perimeter. At the free throw line, the Raiders knocked down 15 of 20 attempts for a percentage of 75.0%. Concerning grabbing boards, they earned 44 with 9 of them being offensive. They also dished out 14 dimes for the game in addition to getting 5 steals and 7 rejections. When discussing the defense, Wright State allowed their opponent to shoot 55.2% from the floor on 32 out of 58. Bowling Green distributed 14 assists and 15 steals for the contest. Furthurmore, the Falcons snagged 22 rebounds (7 offensive, 15 defensive) and got 7 blocked shots. Bowling Green went 60.0% at the charity stripe by converting 12 of their 20 attempts. They also buried 7 of their 23 tries from distance.
Jaylon Hall is a guy who came through in the matchup. He accounted for 17 points on 5 out of 9 shooting. He saw the court for 35 minutes and snagged 3 rebounds. Hall finished the game at 55.6% from the floor and also earned 5 dimes. One more player that saw the court a lot in this game for the Raiders was Tanner Holden. He pulled down 5 rebounds and also earned 4 assists. He finished the game shooting 61.5% from the field in the game by shooting 8-of-13 (19 points). When the final whistle was blown, Holden saw the court for 34 min.
Detroit has a mark of 1-3 for the season. The Titans commit 15.0 fouls per contest and they go 88.3% from the charity stripe. They are earning an assist 11.5 times per game (270th in the nation) and they turn it over 9.8 times per game. Detroit has earned 279 points this season (69.8 per contest) and they average 34.3 boards per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Titans are shooting 37.9% from the field, which ranks 330th in college hoops. The Titans on the defensive end are ranked 248th in D-1 in PPG allowed with 74.5. They have surrendered 14.8 dimes and 42.0 rebounds per contest, which is 257th and 305th in the country. The Detroit defense concedes 36.2% from downtown (34 of 94) and their opponents are connecting on 77.8% of their shots from the free throw line. They are able to force 13.8 TO's every game and have let teams shoot 44.6% from the field (236th in college basketball).
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Detroit Titans got the win with a final of 67-57 against the Western Michigan Broncos. The Titans corralled 23 defensive boards and 7 offensive boards for a total of 30 for this contest. They also rejected 2 shots while recording 7 steals in the matchup. The Broncos were called for 19 fouls in this contest which got the Titans to the free throw line for a total of 19 tries. They were able to knock down 16 of those for a rate of 84.2%. In relation to shots from beyond the arc, Detroit made 7 out of 24 tries (29.2%). In all, the Titans finished the game shooting 22 for 56 from the field which had them shooting 39.3%. The Titans permitted the Broncos to convert 23 of their 64 tries from the field which gave them a rate of 35.9% in the game. They shot 18.5% from 3-point land by connecting on 5 of 27 and walked away from this one shooting 6 out of 9 from the free throw line (66.7%). When talking about how they cleaned up the glass, Detroit permitted Western Michigan to snag 38 in all (15 offensive).
Antoine Davis was pivotal for the Titans for the contest. He buried 6 out of 18 for the matchup giving him a rate of 33.3%, which gave him 14 points. Davis grabbed 4 boards in his 40 minutes played and had 2 dimes in this matchup. One more player who was a determining factor for Detroit was Bul Kuol. He totaled 12 points in 39 minutes on the hardwood via 3 of 9 from the floor for this game. Kuol ended the game having shot 33.3% from the field while also collecting 2 assists and 5 boards.
Who will win tonight's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy Bruhn's Pick: Take Detroit (+4.5)
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