UIC at Detroit 2/17/17 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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UIC Flames vs. Detroit Titans
NCAAB: 7:00 PM EST
Feb. 17, 2017
Latest Odds : DET -1 Total 168.5
The UIC Flames (13 - 13, 6 - 7 CONF) are on the road Friday night in order to square off against the home town Detroit Mercy Titans (6 - 19, 4 - 9 CONF). Detroit is looking to bounce back from a loss to Oakland. UIC has won two of their past three games, losing only in a close battle with Cleveland. UIC will be the favorite here despite being on the road. Detroit will host at the Calihan Hall in Detroit, MI.
The Detroit Mercy Titans are scoring 78 PPG on offense this season while shooting 45% from the floor as a squad. Detroit is led on offense by Jaleel Hogan (16 PPG) and he should be primed for a solid game against a mediocre UIC defense. Detroit is giving up an atrocious 86 PPG to opposing teams this season, showing that any game could turn into a blowout in a heartbeat.
UIC will be taking to the floor with an offense that can be great in bits and spurts but is otherwise just average. UIC is scoring 78 PPG on offense while shooting 45% from the floor as a team. Over the past three games the Flames are scoring 85 PPG, showing that the team is getting in a groove right now. UIC is giving up 75 PPG to opposing teams so far this season. UIC doesn't have a go to scorer but they are well rounded.
Recent Betting Trends:
Flames are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games vs. a team with a winning % below .400.
Titans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Over is 4-0 in Flames last 4 road games.
Over is 5-2 in Titans last 7 overall.
Free Betting Pick: UIC Flames +1
We like UIC to outlast Detroit in this game as the terrible defense of Titans cost them another unexplainable home loss. UIC continues its better than expected season with another solid road win. Final Score Prediction, UIC Flames win and cover ATS 81-75.