Cleveland State vs. Detroit - 1/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Titans (10-10) at Cleveland State Vikings (11-9)
College Basketball: Friday, January 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Wolstein Center)
The Line: Cleveland State Vikings -6 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Cleveland State Vikings and the Detroit Titans face off on Friday at the CSU Convocation Center in Horizon League college basketball action.
The Cleveland State Vikings are 11-9 this season and they are 5-1 in Horizon League play. CSU is averaging 66.7 points ad they are shooting 43.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 61.1 points and their opponents are shooting 43 percent. Trey Lewis leads the Vikings averaging 15.6 points per game. Anton Grady is averaging 12.2 points and 6.4 rebounds, Charlie Lee is averaging 12.2 points, and Marlin Mason is averaging 8.3 points. Cleveland State is 7-2 at home this season.
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The Detroit Titans are 10-10 this season and they have won four of their last five games. Detroit is averaging 70.5 points and they are shooting 43.8 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Juwan Howard Jr. leads the Titans averaging 18.4 points per game. Paris bass is averaging 11.7 points and 5.7 rebounds, Anton Wilson is averaging 9.4 points, and Brandan Kearney is averaging 6.7 points. Detroit is 2-6 on the road this season.
Cleveland State is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, 2-7 against the spread in their last nine home games, and 3-7 against the spread following a win. Detroit is 2-6 against the spread against the Horizon League, 1-5 against the spread in their last seven road games, 15-6-1 against the spread against the Horizon League. The home team has covered the point spread in 17 of the last 25 meetings of these two.
Cleveland State is the better team here and while the number doesn’t make this an attractive play my pick is Cleveland State.