Detroit vs. Wright State - 1/26/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wright State Raiders (10-10) at Detroit Titans (10-11)
College Basketball: Monday, January 26, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Calihan Hall)
The Line: Detroit Titans -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN Full Court
The Wright State Raiders and Detroit Titans square off Monday night at the Calihan Hall.
The Wright State Raiders have lost four of their last six games and play their 11th true road game. On the season, Wright State is averaging 63.4 points on 42.2 percent shooting and is allowing 67.9 points on 45 percent shooting. Joe Thomasson is averaging 10 points and 5.7 rebounds while Chrishawn Hopkins is averaging 8.7 points and 2.6 assists. Reggie Arceneaux is dishing 2.1 assists and Michael Karena is shooting 49.2 percent from the field. The Wright State Raiders are allowing 34.9 percent shooting from deep and have given up 67 or less points in five of their last six games. Offensively, Wright State is shooting 70.3 percent from the line and 33.4 percent from beyond the arc. Wright State is 5-5 SU on the road. Kendall Griffin is doubtful for this game with a head injury.
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The Detroit Titans hope to get some consistency going after splitting their last eight games. On the season, Detroit is averaging 67.8 points on 42 percent shooting and is allowing 69.5 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Juwan Howard Jr. is averaging 18.2 points and 2.4 assists while Paris Bass is averaging 12 points and six rebounds. Anton Wilson is shooting 47.8 percent from the field and Chris Jenkins is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Detroit Titans have six players averaging at least 5.3 points, and they’re shooting 69.1 percent from the line and 38 percent from downtown. Defensively, Detroit is allowing 30.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or less points in four of its last six games.
The Raiders are 13-6 ATS in their last 19 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Titans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. loss. The Raiders are 3-7 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
Detroit seems to be a different team in the second half of the season and should be able to beat up a struggling Wright State squad. Give me the home team and the reasonable chalk.