Detroit Titans vs Cincinnati Bearcats Prediction, 12/21/2022 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Detroit Titans vs Cincinnati Bearcats
Date: Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Location: Fifth Third Arena in Cincinnati, OH
TV: Youtube TV
The Detroit Titans (5-7) are headed to Fifth Third Arena on Wednesday where they will try to defeat the Cincinnati Bearcats (8-4).
The Detroit Titans faced Eastern Michigan and went home with a loss by a final score of 79-77 in their last contest. Detroit ended the contest with a 38.8% field goal percentage (26 of 67) and made 12 of 34 shots from distance. From the charity stripe, the Titans converted 13 of 15 attempts for a rate of 86.7%. With regard to grabbing rebounds, they compiled 38 with 13 of them being of the offensive sort. They also doled out 12 assists for the matchup as well as forcing 12 turnovers and getting 8 steals. In regard to defense, Detroit allowed 40.0% from the floor on 24 of 60 shooting. Eastern Michigan dished out 12 assists and had 12 steals in this matchup. Moreover, Eastern Michigan collected 32 boards (8 offensive, 24 defensive), but wasn't able to put a block in the stat sheet. Eastern Michigan finished the game shooting 88.5% at the charity stripe by making 23 of 26 shots. They also knocked down 8 out of their 17 tries from 3-point land. When talking about personal fouls, the Titans ended up finishing with 18 while Eastern Michigan recorded 19 personal fouls.
Antoine Davis is a guy who was a contributor in the matchup. He finished the contest at 43.5% from the floor and totaled 1 assist. He was on the court for 38 minutes played and also pulled down 1 rebound. He ended up finishing with 30 points on 10 of 23 shooting.
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Detroit steps onto the court with a mark of 5-7 on the campaign. They average 74.9 points per outing (141st in Division 1) on 42.1% from the floor. The Titans are shooting 38.7% from downtown (126 of 326) and 72.9% from the charity stripe. As a team, Detroit is pulling down 36.2 rebounds per game and has racked up 137 assists for the year, which has them ranked 273rd in college hoops in terms of passing. They turn it over 12.3 times per game and as a team they commit 15.8 fouls per contest.
On defense, the Titans are forcing 12.4 turnovers per contest and they draw 18.2 fouls. They are 298th in D-1 in allowing assists with 167 relinquished so far this year. The Titans defense is allowing an opponent FG percentage of 45.8% (329 of 718) and they relinquish 35.8 boards per contest as a basketball team. They are giving up 39.5% on 3-point attempts while they are 334th in college basketball in opponents points per game (76.6).
When they last stepped on the court, the Cincinnati Bearcats went home victorious with a score of 78-60 against La Salle. The Bearcats earned 21 defensive rebounds and 7 offensive rebounds totaling 28 for the contest. They also turned it over 11 times, while getting 10 steals for the contest. La Salle committed 23 personal fouls for this game which got the Bearcats to the free throw line for a total of 28 tries. They were able to knock down 20 of those for a percentage of 71.4%. In the matter of three-point shots, Cincinnati made 8 of their 23 attempts (34.8%). Overall, the Bearcats shot 25 out of 60 from the floor which had them at 41.7%. The Bearcats permitted La Salle to convert 25 out of their 62 tries from the floor which gave them a shooting percentage of 40.3% for this contest. They finished 23.5% from 3-point land by hitting 4 out of 17 and ended up shooting 6 of 9 at the free throw line (66.7%). Regarding attacking the glass, Cincinnati allowed La Salle to get 33 overall (7 on the offensive side).
David Dejulius pitched in for the Bearcats for the matchup. He buried 6 of 12 for the game for a field goal percentage of 50.0%, but wasn't able to snag a board. He recorded 17 points in his 24 minutes on the court and had 2 assists in the matchup.
Cincinnati has a record of 8-4 for the season. As an offense, the Bearcats are shooting 47.4% from the floor, which is ranked 73rd in college basketball. Cincinnati has 973 points this season (81.1 per contest) and they grab 36.8 boards per contest. They are assisting teammates 15.4 times per game (77th in college basketball) and they are turning it over 11.3 times per contest. The Bearcats commit 15.4 fouls per contest and they hit 68.6% from the charity stripe.
The Bearcats defensively are ranked 215th in the nation in PPG surrendered with 69.8. They are forcing 14.3 TO's per game and have let teams shoot 43.5% from the field (227th in college hoops). The Cincinnati defense allows 32.9% on shots from behind the 3-point line (77 of 234) and opponents are making 73.4% of their free throw shots. They have given up 13.8 assists and 33.1 boards per contest, which is 268th and 128th in the country.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Tony Sink's Pick: Take Detroit
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