Toledo at Detroit NCAAB Betting Pick
- 09th Dec 2015
- Gareth Mcknight
Last Updated: 2017-03-06
The Detroit Titans (3-3) will be at home when they take on the Toledo Rockets (6-2). The game gets underway at 7:30 pm ET on Wednesday, Dec. 9 and will air on EFC and ES3.
The Titans come into this game hoping to repeat their last performance, edging Northeastern 76-73 on Saturday. Jaleel Hogan had 10 points, five rebounds, and four steals for Detroit. The Rockets are coming off a 71-69 win over Green Bay on Sunday. Nathan Boothe was the game’s top scorer, posting 27 points on 11-for-14 shooting.
Detroit is a slight one-point underdog in this game and the Over/Under (O/U) is sitting at 165 points.
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The Titans come into this game 3-3 Straight Up (SU) and 3-1 Against The Spread (ATS). The Titans have one of the most prolific offenses in the entire nation, averaging 85.3 points per game. Detroit is excellent from the perimeter, shooting an impressive .401 from three-point range.
In the other locker room, the Rockets have records of 5-2 ATS and 6-2 SU. Toledo is one of the top shooting teams in the country, converting .487 of its shots from the floor. The Rockets are an unselfish team with an average of 18.1 assists per game, ranking 19th in Division I. One advantage for the Rockets could be Detroit’s high fouls per game average of 22.8.
This game marks the season’s first head-to-head clash between Detroit and Toledo. Their previous game was a Titans victory, moving their SU record against Toledo to 5-4. With a 5-4 record, the Rockets have the advantage ATS.
Predictions: SU Winner – Det, ATS Winner – Det, O/U – Over
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Toledo’s last 9 games on the road.
Toledo is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Detroit.
Detroit is one of the top-scoring teams in the nation, averaging 85.3 points per game (ranked 23rd). Toledo, on the other hand, allows 71.5 points per game (ranked 187th).
Detroit is one of the top-scoring teams at home, averaging 95.3 points per game (ranked 12th). Toledo, on the other hand, allows 73.6 points per away game (ranked 151st).
Toledo won its last game by a two-point margin. In games decided by a margin of three points or less, Detroit is 1-0. Toledo is also 1-0 in close games this season.
Detroit averages 77.9 possessions per game, scoring 1.096 points on each possession. While Toledo averages fewer possessions per game with 70.4, they score more points per possession with 1.147.
Toledo has an average effective field goal percentage of 55.4%. Detroit is a losing 1-3 when opponents have a similar or higher effective field goal percentage.
On average, the Detroit Titans attempt 23.0 three point field goals per game and the Toledo Rockets attempt 21.0. In games where they attempt at least 20 threes, Detroit has a split 2-2 record, while Toledo is 3-2.
The ninth-ranked team in the category, Toledo has an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.69 this season. Detroit ranks lower at 161st with an A/TO of 1.08.
Detroit, the 94th-ranked team in rebounding, register an average of 39.5 rebounds per game. Toledo does worse, ranked 235th with 35.6.
Opponents have had an average turnover percentage of 20.1% when playing Detroit this season. Toledo is undefeated (1-0) when its TO% is 20.1% or higher.