Florida State vs. Detroit - 11/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Detroit Titans (1-2) at Florida State Seminoles (3-0)
College Basketball: Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 5:00 pm (Tucker Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -23 -- Over/Under: 167.5 See the Latest Odds
TV: ACC Network
The Florida State Seminoles and the Detroit Titans face off on Sunday in college basketball action.
The Florida State Seminoles are off to a 3-0 start to the season winning by double digits in each of their games. FSU is averaging 95.7 points per game and they are shooting 51.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77 points and their opponents are shooting 40.3 percent. Dwayne Bacon leads the Seminoles averaging 16 points and 27.3 minutes per game. Jonathan Isaac is averaging 14.7 points for Florida State, Terrance Mann is averaging 9.3 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Xavier Rathan-Mayes is averaging 9.3 points. Florida State is once again a force offensively but it will be their defense that decides how their season goes.
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The Detroit Titans are 1-2 this season with their win coming at home and their losses coming on the road. Detroit is averaging 88.5 points per game and they are shooting 45.5 percent from the floor including 47.1 percent from beyond the 3-point arc while defensively they are allowing 88 points and their opponents are shooting 60 percent. Josh McFolley leads the Titans averaging 16.5 points per game. Jarod Williams is averaging 13 points and 5.5 rebounds for Detroit, Chris Jenkins is averaging 11.5 points and 5 rebounds, and Corey Allen is averaging 10.5 points. Detroit’s lack of defense should show itself in a big way in this one.
Florida State is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 home games, 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 non-conference games, and 0-5 against the spread against the Horizon League. Detroit is 0-4-1 against the spread in their last 5 road games, 0-4-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record, and 0-4-1 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record.
Detroit looks like they are tailor made for FSU and look for the Seminoles to put up a lot of points here.