Oakland Grizzlies vs. Detroit Titans - 2/15/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Titans (12-15) at Oakland Grizzlies (12-14)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 15, 2015 at 3:00 pm (Athletics Center Orena)
The Line: Oakland Grizzlies -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: My 20 Detroit / ESPN 3
The Detroit Titans will travel to the Athletics Center O'rena to take on the Oakland Golden Grizzlies this Sunday afternoon in College Basketball action.
The Detroit Titans improved to 12-15 (5-7 Horizon) on the season after defeating the Cleveland State Vikings, 66-65, this past Friday. Detroit shot 42.0% from the field and 42.9% (9-21) from beyond the arc in the victory. Leading the way for the Titans was Juwan Howard Jr. who had 23 points, 2 rebounds, and 3 assists. Detroit is ranked 216th in the RPI Standings and has played the 155th ranked SOS. On the season, the Titans have been led by Juwan Howard Jr. (18.1 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 2.5 apg) and Paris Bass (12.0 ppg, 5.8 rpg, 1.8 apg). Detroit is averaging 68.7 ppg on 42.5% shooting. The Titans are shooting 37.6% from beyond the arc and 69.6% free-throw line. Detroit is holding their opponents to an average of 71.0 ppg on 44.4% shooting.
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The Oakland Golden Grizzlies dropped to 12-14 (7-4 Horizon) on the season after being defeated by the Milwaukee Panthers, 84-67, this past Tuesday. Oakland shot 42.6% from the field and 45.0% (9-20) from beyond the arc in the loss. Leading the way for the Golden Grizzlies was Kahlil Felder who had 14 points, 6 rebounds, and 9 assists. Oakland is ranked 152nd in the RPI Standings and has played the 84th ranked SOS. On the season, the Golden Grizzlies have been led by Kahlil Felder (17.0 ppg, 4.7 rpg, 7.5 apg) and Corey Petros (14.3 ppg, 8.3 rpg, 2.1 apg). Oakland is averaging 72.4 ppg on 45.1% shooting. The Golden Grizzlies are shooting 35.5% from beyond the arc and 69.5% from the free-throw line. Oakland is holding their opponents to an average of 76.6 ppg on 47.7% shooting.
The Titans are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Golden Grizzlies are 7-0-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
Detroit snapped a three game losing streak with a great win over a very talented Cleveland State team. Oakland has dropped two straight since their seven game winning streak that helped put them in the upper half of the Horizon standings. Although Detroit looked better against Cleveland State, this team has really struggled on the road, especially on the defensive end. Oakland had a rare off night on the offensive end, but that sometime happens with your playing your 4th straight conference game on the road. I think Kahlil Felder and Corey Petros will have no problem scoring against the Detroit defensive and Oakland wins by about 10 in front of their home crowd. Take Oakland to cover in this one.