Northern Kentucky Norse vs. Detroit Titans - 2/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Titans (13-12) at Northern Kentucky Norse (9-16)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm (BB)
The Line: Northern Kentucky Norse -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Detroit Titans will travel to play the Northern Kentucky Norse in a Horizon League game on Tuesday.
The Northern Kentucky Norse are 9-16 (5-9) and are coming off of a loss to UIC by a score of 79-77. Northern Kentucky has lost 4 of their last 5 games and is currently 7th in the Horizon standings. Northern Kentucky defeated Detroit by a score of 91-83 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Northern Kentucky is averaging 71.3 points per game while giving up 74 points per game. Northern Kentucky is also averaging 34.8 rebounds per game and 15 assists per game. Jalen Billups is averaging 13 points per game and 5.7 rebounds per game for Northern Kentucky. Tyler White is averaging 11.4 points per game and 3.8 assists per game for the Norse. Northern Kentucky is shooting 68.5% on free throws, 35.8% on three-pointers, and 44.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Detroit Titans are 13-12 (7-7) and are coming off of a win against Milwaukee by a score of 80-66. Detroit has won 4 of their last 5 games and is currently 6th in the Horizon standings. Detroit is averaging 84.1 points per game while giving up 82.7 points per game. Detroit is also averaging 37.9 rebounds per game and 13.2 assists per game. Paris Bass is averaging 17.7 points per game and 7.6 rebounds per game for Detroit. Anton Wilson is averaging 14.4 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game for the Titans. Detroit is shooting 69% on free throws, 38.8% on three-pointers, and 46.6% on all field goal attempts.
The over is 5-1 in Detroit’s last 6 road games. The under is 4-1 in Detroit’s last 5 games. Northern Kentucky is 3-10 ATS in their last 13 home games. Northern Kentucky is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss. The over is 7-3 in Northern Kentucky’s last 10 games.
Northern Kentucky comes into this game struggling in their last few games, while Detroit has played better in that span. Detroit is a high scoring team that also allows a lot of points. Detroit also has the rebounding advantage and shooting advantage in this matchup. I like Detroit on the road here.