Detroit Titans vs Mississippi State Bulldogs Prediction, 11/17/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Titans vs Mississippi State Bulldogs
Date: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Location: Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, MS
The Mississippi State Bulldogs (2-0) will try to beat the Detroit Titans (0-2) at Humphrey Coliseum on Wednesday.
The Detroit Titans faced Toledo and took a loss by a score of 81-73 in their last contest. Detroit ended the contest with a 42.2% FG percentage (27 of 64) and converted 10 out of their 28 3-pointers. When they shot from the free throw line, the Titans knocked down 9 of 16 attempts for a rate of 56.3%. In terms of hauling in rebounds, they collected a total of 33 with 12 of them being offensive. They also dished out 12 assists in this contest while forcing the other team into 10 turnovers and earning 3 steals. In the matter of the defense, Detroit allowed their opponent to shoot 48.3% from the field on 29 out of 60 shooting. Toledo recorded 16 assists and had 5 steals for this game. Moreover, Toledo collected 40 rebounds (11 offensive, 29 defensive), but didn't have a block. Toledo finished the game at 69.6% at the charity stripe by knocking down 16 of their 23 shots. They buried 7 out of their 22 tries from long range. In the matter of fouls, the Titans ended up with 20 and Toledo recorded 16 fouls.
Kevin McAdoo is a guy who came through in this matchup. He finished 72.7% from the field and also distributed 3 assists. He was on the hardwood for 32 mins and snagged 2 boards. He walked away with 23 points on 8 out of 11 shooting.
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Detroit enters this game with a mark of 0-2 for the year. They are losing possession via turnover 11.0 times per contest and as a squad are committing 15.0 personal fouls on a nightly basis. As a team, Detroit is snagging 34.5 rebounds per game and is sitting with 17 assists for the campaign, which ranks 336th in Division 1 in terms of passing. The Titans are hitting 29.1% on shots beyond the perimeter (16 of 55) and 60.9% from the charity stripe. They currently have an average of 60.0 points per outing (324th in Division 1) while hitting 36.9% from the floor.
Defensively, the Titans are able to force 8.0 turnovers per contest while drawing 13.5 fouls. They are relinquishing 35.6% on 3-point attempts and they are 336th in D-1 in PPG allowed (83.0). The Titans defense is allowing a FG percentage of 51.6% (63 of 122) and they surrender 38.5 boards per contest as a squad. They are currently ranked 225th in college basketball in allowing assists to the opposition with 32 surrendered so far this season.
When they last stepped on the hardwood, the Mississippi State Bulldogs walked away with a victory by a final of 86-49 when they played Montana. When it comes to rebounding, Mississippi State allowed Montana to collect 27 in all (4 on the offensive side). They finished the game shooting 29.0% from 3-point land by connecting on 9 of 31 and ended up going 8 of 11 at the charity stripe (72.7%). The Bulldogs permitted Montana to convert 16 out of 55 attempts from the field which gave them a percentage of 29.1% in this contest. When the final whistle blew, the Bulldogs finished 32 for 61 from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 52.5%. With respect to shooting from downtown, Mississippi State made 13 out of 23 attempts (56.5%). They were able to knock down 9 of the free throw attempts for a percentage of 60.0%. Montana committed 12 fouls for the contest which took the Bulldogs to the free throw line for a total of 15 tries. They also gave up possession of the ball 8 times, while recording 8 steals in the matchup. The Bulldogs recorded 36 defensive boards and 9 offensive rebounds for a total of 45 for the matchup.
Iverson Molinar ended up having an impact for the Bulldogs for the game. He racked up 16 points in his 27 mins on the court and had 6 dimes in the matchup. He made 5 out of 9 for the matchup for a field goal percentage of 55.6%, and earned 7 rebounds.
Mississippi State has a win-loss mark of 2-0 on the season. The Bulldogs have committed 12.0 fouls every game and they connect on 58.5% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 16.0 times per contest (98th in the nation) and they are losing possession via turnover 12.0 times per contest. Mississippi State has accounted for 161 pts for the year (80.5 per contest) and they grab 45.0 rebounds per contest. On the offensive side of the court, the Bulldogs are connecting on 50.4% from the field, which ranks them 49th in the country.
The Mississippi State defense allows 27.0% on shots from beyond the arc (17 of 63) and opponents are connecting on 73.3% of their free throw shots. They have allowed 12.0 dimes and 30.5 rebounds every game, which is ranked 176th and 58th in college basketball. The Bulldogs on the defensive side of the court are 8th in college hoops in points allowed per contest with 49.0. They are able to force 14.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and have allowed teams to shoot 30.2% from the field (3rd in college basketball).
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Detroit
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