Detroit Titans vs Toledo Rockets Prediction, 11/13/2021 College Basketball Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Detroit Titans vs Toledo Rockets
Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Location: Savage Arena in Toledo, OH
The Detroit Titans (12-10 last season) are traveling to Savage Arena on Saturday where they will compete against the Toledo Rockets (21-9 last year).
The Detroit Titans took the court against Wyoming and ended up losing by a score of 85-47 in their last contest. In reference to personal fouls, the Titans left the arena with 10 and Wyoming finished the game with 11 personal fouls. They made 9 of 23 attempts from beyond the arc. Wyoming finished the game shooting 88.9% when shooting free throws by making 8 of 9 attempts. Furthermore, Wyoming totaled 37 rebounds (7 offensive, 30 defensive), but didn't notch a rejection. Wyoming distributed 16 dimes and had 3 steals for the game. In terms of the defense, Detroit allowed their opponent to shoot 54.8% from the floor on 34 of 62 shooting. They also distributed 5 assists for the game while forcing 6 turnovers and getting 1 steal. In relation to pulling down boards, they compiled 31 with 9 of them being offensive. From the charity stripe, the Titans knocked down 5 of 7 shots for a percentage of 71.4%. Detroit finished the contest having earned a 31.0% field goal percentage (18 out of 58) and knocked down 6 of 27 shots from beyond the perimeter.
Madut Akec is one player who played a role for this contest. He notched 14 points on 6 out of 13 shooting. He was on the court for 36 mins and grabbed 13 rebounds. He finished shooting 46.2% from the floor and also recorded 1 assist.
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Detroit will enter this matchup after finishing with a win-loss mark of 12-10 last season. They lost possession by turning the ball over 11.5 times per game and as a team committed 14.2 fouls on a nightly basis. As a group, Detroit collected 32.7 boards per game and earned 315 assists over the course of last season, which had them ranked 177th in the nation in terms of passing the rock. The Titans connected on 39.1% on shots from downtown (225 of 575) and 80.4% from the free throw line. They averaged 76.5 points per contest (57th in the country) while hitting 46.4% from the field.
On defense, the Titans forced 12.7 turnovers on a nightly basis and they drew 16.0 fouls. They gave up 36.8% on shots from beyond the perimeter and they ranked 271st in college basketball in points per game allowed (74.0). The Titans defense allowed an opponent FG percentage of 46.3% (607 of 1,311) and they surrendered 33.9 boards per game as a squad. They were 301st in D-1 in giving up assists to their opponents with 377 relinquished over the course of last year.
The last time they took the court, the Toledo Rockets took home the win by a final score of 69-61 against Valparaiso. Regarding team rebounding, Toledo allowed Valparaiso to pull down 26 in all (4 offensive). They shot 21.7% from three-point range by going 5 of 23 and finished the contest at 4 out of 7 from the free throw line (57.1%). The Rockets permitted Valparaiso to bury 26 of their 60 attempts from the floor which had them shooting 43.3% for the matchup. When the final whistle blew, the Rockets ended up going 24 for 55 from the floor which had them at 43.6%. When discussing 3-point shots, Toledo converted 6 of their 15 attempts (40.0%). They were able to make 15 of those for a rate of 83.3%. Valparaiso committed 15 fouls in this game which took the Rockets to the free throw line for a total of 18 attempts. They turned it over 11 times, while earning 3 steals for the matchup. The Rockets corralled 27 defensive boards and 8 offensive boards totaling 35 in this game.
JT Shumate was important for the Rockets for the matchup. He accumulated 20 points in his 32 minutes on the court and earned 3 assists in this game. He made 7 of 11 in this game for a rate of 63.6%, and accounted for 9 rebounds.
Toledo had a mark of 21-9 last season. The Rockets were responsible for committing 15.3 fouls per contest and they connected on 78.0% from the charity stripe. They earned an assist 16.0 times per game (28th in the country) and they gave up possession 11.1 times per game. Toledo totaled 2,433 pts last season (81.1 per contest) and they pulled down 37.6 rebounds per game. In terms of offensive execution, the Rockets connected on 45.6% from the floor, which was ranked 95th in the nation.
The Toledo defense conceded 29.8% on three-point shots (228 of 766) and opponents connected on 72.9% of their shots from the free throw line. They gave up 12.2 assists and 37.3 rebounds every game, which ranked them 115th and 284th in D-1. The Rockets on defense were ranked 243rd in Division 1 in PPG given up with 72.6. They forced 12.5 turnovers on a nightly basis and allowed teams to shoot 42.6% from the field (144th in the country).
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Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit
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