Cleveland State Vikings vs. Detroit Titans - 2/4/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Titans (10-11) at Cleveland State Vikings (7-16)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 4, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Wolstein Center)
The Line: Cleveland State Vikings +2 -- Over/Under: 151 See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Detroit Titans will travel to play the Cleveland State Vikings in a Horizon League game on Thursday.
The Cleveland State Vikings are 7-16 (2-8) and are coming off of a loss to Illinois-Chicago by a score of 72-70. Cleveland State has lost 3 games in a row and is currently 9th in the Horizon standings. Cleveland State is averaging 62.5 points per game while giving up 67.9 points per game. Cleveland State is also averaging 33.6 rebounds per game and 10.7 assists per game. Rob Edwards is averaging 12.4 points per game and 3.7 rebounds per game for Cleveland State. Demonte Flannigan is averaging 10.1 points per game and 4.8 rebounds per game for the Vikings. Cleveland State is shooting 66.4% on free throws, 32.3% on three-pointers, and 41.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Detroit Titans are 10-11 (4-6) and are coming off of a win against Wright State by a score of 75-68. Detroit has lost 6 of their last 7 games and is currently tied for 6th in the Horizon standings. Detroit is averaging 84.4 points per game while giving up 83.9 points per game. Detroit is also averaging 37.5 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game. Paris Bass is averaging 17.4 points per game and 6.6 rebounds per game for Detroit. Anton Wilson is averaging 15.2 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Titans. Detroit is shooting 70.2% on free throws, 38.7% on three-pointers, and 46.1% on all field goal attempts.
Detroit defeated Cleveland State by a score of 88-80 on January 4th. This game was tied at halftime, but Detroit took control in the second half. Rob Edwards led Cleveland State with 26 points, while Paris Bass led Detroit with 28 points and 13 rebounds. Detroit out rebounded Cleveland State by a total of 37-34 and added 14 assists in their win.
Detroit is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 Thursday games. The over is 4-1 in Detroit’s last 5 games. Cleveland State is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Thursday games. Cleveland State is 3-7-1 ATS in their last 11 games. The over is 7-3 in Cleveland State’s last 10 games.
Detroit is one of the highest scoring teams in the country, but they also allow about 84 points per game. Cleveland State really struggles on offense, but plays much better defense than Detroit. I think Detroit’s offense will be too much for Cleveland State here.