The Milwaukee Panthers and Detroit Mercy Titans meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Calihan Hall. The Milwaukee Panthers look for their ninth win. The Detroit Mercy Titans look for their seventh win.
The Milwaukee Panthers are averaging 78 points on 47.4 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 39.6 percent shooting. BJ Freeman is averaging 10 points and 1.6 assists, while Markeith Browning II is averaging 9.8 points and 4.6 rebounds. Ahmad Rand is dishing 0.5 assists and Kentrell Pullian is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Milwaukee Panthers are shooting 36.8 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Milwaukee Panthers are allowing 28.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.7 rebounds per game.
The Detroit Mercy Titans are averaging 73.5 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 75 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Antoine Davis is averaging 24.1 points and 3.2 assists, while Gerald Liddell is averaging 18.4 points and 13.9 rebounds. Jayden Stone is the third double-digit scorer and Jordan Phillips is grabbing 4.7 rebounds. The Detroit Mercy Titans are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 74 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Mercy Titans are allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.6 rebounds per game.
The Panthers are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The Titans are 16-4-1 ATS in their last 21 home games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The under is 5-2 in Panthers last 7 road games. The over is 9-4 in Titans last 13 home games. The road team is 8-3 ATS in the last 11 meetings.
The Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers have looked like the better team this season, but this line, being what it is, tells me oddsmakers know something. Maybe it's the fact the Detroit Titans win at home by an average of 20 points and cover numbers. The Milwaukee Panthers don't cover numbers on the road. Give me Detroit and the chalk.