Detroit vs. Oakland - 1/10/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Oakland Grizzlies (5-11) at Detroit Titans (7-9)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Calihan Hall)
The Line: Detroit Titans -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies and Detroit Titans meet Saturday afternoon at the Calihan Hall.
The Oakland Golden Grizzlies have lost six of their last seven games and play their 10th true road game. On the season, Oakland is averaging 71.7 points on 43.9 percent shooting and is allowing 79.3 points on 48.1 percent shooting. Kahlil Felder is averaging 17.3 points and 7.1 assists while Corey Petros is averaging 13.4 points and 8.3 rebounds. Dante Williams is the third player averaging double-digit points and Tommie McCune is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Oakland Golden Grizzlies are an offensive team with seven players averaging at least 5.7 points while they’re shooting 68.2 percent from the line and 35.8 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Oakland is forcing 10.7 turnovers and has allowed 70 or more points in six of its last seven games.
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The Detroit Titans have lost six of their last seven games and look for their second conference win. On the season, Detroit is averaging 66.8 points on 41.6 percent shooting and is allowing 70.7 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Juwan Howard Jr. is averaging 19.3 points and 4.6 rebounds while Paris Bass is averaging 10.7 points and 5.8 rebounds. Anton Wilson is grabbing 3.4 rebounds and Brandan Kearney is shooting 45.7 percent from the field. The Detroit Titans aren’t a deep team offensively despite the fact they’re shooting 71.1 percent from the line and 38.6 percent from downtown. Defensively, Detroit is forcing 14.4 turnovers and has allowed 70 or more points in five of its last seven games. Detroit is 6-3 SU this season on its home court.
The Golden Grizzlies are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 road games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. Horizon League. The Titans are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Horizon League and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
It's about time the Detroit Titans break out of their funk as they have the talent to play much better. Well, the Oakland Golden Grizzlies are struggling at a higher level. Look for Detroit to win and cover the reasonable number at home.