The Detroit Titans (1-6) will be at home in Calihan Hall when they square off against the Eastern Michigan Eagles (7-1). Tip-off is set for 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
Eastern Michigan Eagles at Detroit Titans Betting Preview
In the Eagles’ last contest, they defeated the Valparaiso Crusaders, 85-79. Ty Groce led Eastern Michigan in scoring with 23 points on 6-for-8 shooting. The Eagles made 22 of their 30 free throws (73.3 percent) and had an effective field goal percentage of 0.716 (above their season average of 0.500).
The Titans are hoping for a better outcome after their 92-57 loss to the Kent State Golden Flashes in their last contest. Antoine Davis was the game’s leading scorer with 23 points on 7-for-25 shooting. Kent State had an effective field goal percentage of 0.574 (above their season average of 0.503). Detroit, on the other hand, did a fantastic job of making free throws (15-18; 83.3 percent).
The Titans won the sole game against the Eagles last season, 78-74. Detroit had a better turnover percentage (9.3 vs. 11.5). Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (51.1 vs. 32.4).
Detroit may have trouble getting to the charity stripe in this showdown. The Titans rank 171st in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.230, while Eastern Michigan ranks 65th in FTA rate allowed (0.189) since last season. Additionally, the Eagles, who rank 16th in offensive rebounding percentage (35.7 percent), will clash against the Titans, who rank 348th in defensive rebounding percentage (65.0 percent).
Eastern Michigan at Detroit Odds Prediction
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Eastern Michigan, ATS Winner – Eastern Michigan, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
The Eagles average 4.2 blocks per game, which ranks 62nd in the nation. The Titans rank 163rd in blocks allowed per game (3.5).
Eastern Michigan ranks 252nd in assists per game (11.5) while Detroit ranks 305th in assists allowed per game (19.0).
Detroit ranks 28th in three pointers attempted per game (27.0) while Eastern Michigan ranks 254th in three pointers allowed per game (24.2).
The Eagles rank 105th in rebounds allowed per game (33.9) while the Titans rank 295th (39.0).
Detroit averages 7.5 steals per game, which ranks 61st in the NCAA. Eastern Michigan ranks 200th in steals allowed per game (6.8).