Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Titans and Golden Grizzlies. The game is starting at 6:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Golden Grizzlies at Athletics Center O’rena in Rochester, MI. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 146 points, and Oakland is favored by -16.5 vs. Detroit in a Horizon League conference matchup.

DETROIT TITANS VS OAKLAND GOLDEN GRIZZLIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Detroit Titans +16.5

This game will be played at Athletics Center O’rena at 6:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE DETROIT TITANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Golden Grizzlies.
  • Even though we have Oakland winning straight-up, we like Detroit at +16.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will Detroit Shock Everyone at Athletics Center O’rena?

Despite their 1-29 record, Detroit has been the underdog in all but four of their games this season. As the underdog, the Titans have gone 0-26. On the road, they are 0-18 with an average scoring margin of -16.9 points per game.

Most recently, Detroit lost to Youngstown State by a score of 69-55. Over their last three road games, the Titans are 0-3.

As the underdog, Detroit has an ATS record of 8-18 this season and an overall ATS mark of 9-21. However, the Titans have gone 3-0 vs. the spread in their last 3 road games and are 7-11 vs. the spread on the road this season.

This season, the over/under record for Detroit games is 15-14-1. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 148 points and the OU record is 2-1. So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 146.

Against Youngstown State, the Detroit had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 65.4 points per game. They scored 55 points and posted a field goal percentage of 34.4% in the game. Marcus Tankersley led the team in scoring, putting up 22 points. Additionally, Emmanuel Kuac contributed 8 points for the Titans.

Currently, the Titans’ defense holds the 325th rank in the nation, allowing 80.3 points per game. Against Youngstown State, the Titans’ defense gave up 69 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Youngstown State only made 5 free-throws.

Is It the Golden Grizzlies Game to Lose at Home?

After a 96-75 loss to Wright State, Oakland will look to get back on track as they host Detroit. The Golden Grizzlies have gone 9-4 at home this season, and over their last 10 games at home, they are 7-3.

For the season, Oakland has gone 19-11, including a 13-5 mark in Horizon League play. As the favorite, they are 13-5, and they have been favored in 18 of their 30 games. Their average scoring margin at home is +5.3, and for the season, they have outscored opponents by 1.1 points per game on the road.

As the favorite this season, Oakland has gone 10-8 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Golden Grizzlies have an ATS mark of 6-4.

Today’s over/under line of 146 is lower than the average over/under line in Oakland’s games this year (147.4). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 147 points. This season, their over/under record is 16-13.

In their latest game, Oakland offense put up 75 points against Wright State. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 41.5% and made 9 threes. Leading Oakland in scoring vs. Wright State was DQ Cole with his 18 points. Trey Townsend also added 14 points for the Golden Grizzlies.

Currently, the Golden Grizzlies’ defense holds the 205th rank in the nation, allowing 73.2 points per game. Oakland’s three-point defense is currently 229th in the country at 8.5 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.0% of their shots vs. Oakland.