Detroit vs. Northern Kentucky - 1/29/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northern Kentucky Norse (7-12) at Detroit Titans (9-10)
College Basketball: Friday, January 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Calihan Hall)
The Line: Detroit Titans -8 -- Over/Under: 159 See the Latest Odds
The Detroit Titans and the Northern Kentucky Norse face off on Friday in Horizon League college basketball action.
The Detroit Titans are 9-10 this season and they have lost their last five games. Detroit is averaging 82.6 points per game and they are shooting 45.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 86.3 points and their opponents are shooting 47.7 percent. Paris Bass leads the Titans averaging 19.3 points and 6.9 rebounds per game. Anton Wilson is averaging 15.4 points, Chris Jenkins is averaging 13.5 points and 6.4 rebounds, and Jaleel Hogan is averaging 9.5 points. Detroit is 0-8 on the road and 3-5 in the Horizon League.
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The Northern Kentucky Norse are 7-12 this season and they have won three of their last five games. NKU is averaging 68.5 points per game and they are shooting 43.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.5 points and their opponents are shooting 43.7 percent. Jalen Billups leads the Norse averaging 13.6 points and 5.6 rebounds per game. Lavone Holland Ii is averaging 11.9 points and 5.3 rebounds, Tyler White is averaging 11.1 points, and Cole Murray is averaging 9.7 points. Northern Kentucky is 1-8 on the road and 3-5 in the Horizon League.
Detroit is 4-1-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five home games, and 1-3-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread. Northern Kentucky is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 7-15 against the spread in their last 22 games, and 2-6 against the spread against a team with a losing record.
Detroit isn’t good enough to be laying this many points so I will take the points with NKU.