Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Titans and Phoenix. The game is starting at 1:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Phoenix at Resch Center in Ashwaubenon, WI. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 138 points, and Green Bay is favored by -12 to win at home against Detroit.
DETROIT TITANS VS GREEN BAY PHOENIX BETTING PICK
The Pick: Detroit Titans +12
This game will be played at Resch Center at 1:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.
WHY BET THE DETROIT TITANS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Phoenix.
- Even though we have Green Bay winning straight-up, we like Detroit at +12.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 138 points, and we like the over with a projected 144 points.
No Pressure for Detroit as Away Dogs
Despite their 0-21 record, Detroit enters this game as a 12-point underdog. The Titans are 0-18 as the underdog this season. They have also lost 14 straight road games, and their average margin of defeat on the road is -18.4 points per game.
In their most recent game, Detroit fell to Milwaukee by a score of 87-71. Over the last 10 games, the Titans have gone 0-10 on the road.
As the underdog, Detroit has gone 5-13 vs. the spread this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 4-10, including a 1-2 record in their last three road games and a 3-7 mark in their last 10.
Today’s over/under line of 138 is lower than the average OU line of 143.1 in Detroit’s games this season. So far, 15 of their games have had higher over/under lines than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 176 points.
The Detroit offense is coming off a game in which they scored 71 points vs. Milwaukee. Overall their field goal percentage was 38.6% while connecting on 10 threes. Marcus Tankersley is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 14.8. Meanwhile, Jayden Stone also brings a PPG average of 19.5 into the game.
Coming into the game, Detroit will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 80.9 points per game (298th). Detroit’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Milwaukee offense to knock down 57% of their shots on their way to putting up 87 points.
Will Green Bay Live Up to Expectations at Home?
Green Bay has been outstanding at home this season, going 6-1, and they have won their last four games at home. For the season, the Phoenix have a scoring margin of +8.9 at home, compared to -6.8 on the road.
Green Bay is 3-1 as the favorite this season, and they have been the underdog 16 times. In their last game, the Phoenix defeated Oakland, 69-59, and they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games at home.
As the favorite, Green Bay has an ATS record of 3-1 this season and they are 7-3 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the favorite. At home this year, the Phoenix have an ATS mark of 6-1 and they are 6-2 in their last 10 home games vs. the spread.
Green Bay’s over/under record for the season sits at 9-11, and today’s line of 138 is just a bit higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (135.6). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 140 points.
In their previous game, the Phoenix’s offense finished with 69 points, which is right in line with their current average of 67.7 points per contest. For the season, the Green Bay offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 46%. So far, they have hit 56% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 9 made three’s per contest.
In the current season, the Green Bay defense has excelled, sitting 57th in the nation by allowing 66.7 points per game. Against Oakland, the Phoenix’s defense gave up 59 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Oakland only made 3 free-throws.