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Cleveland State vs Detroit Pick & Preview: Thursday, February 2nd Betting Odds

Vikings vs Titans Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Cleveland State Vikings at Detroit Titans
  • Where: Detroit at Calihan Hall
  • Date: Thursday, February 2nd
  • Betting Odds: Cleveland State +1, CLVST -111 | DET -110 O/U 145.5

Vikings Preview:

The Cleveland State will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 3 game win streak and have an overall record of 14-9. On the road, the Vikings will be playing their 12th game of the season, having gone 6-6. So far, the Vikings have been the underdog 12 times, going 5-7 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1 underdogs on the spread.

Tristan Enaruna comes into today’s game as the Vikings’ leading scorer at 14.13 points per contest. Not only has Enaruna been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Cleveland State’s top rebounder at 6.35 boards per contest. Behind Enaruna, the team has benefited from the strong play of Tae Williams, who is second on the team in scoring at 10.61 points per game. Overall, he has hit 53.8% of his shots and is adding 5.61 boards per game.

Cleveland State comes into today’s matchup vs Detroit, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 75.6 points per game. Through 23 games, they have hit 47.9% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Vikings have preferred to slow the game down, ranking 420th in possessions per game.

Titans Preview:

Detroit will take the floor against the Vikings with an overall record of 8-15. So far this season, Detroit has played 8 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-3. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Titans as the -1 point favorites. The Titans have been favored 6 times, going 3-3 straight up.

Detroit will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Antoine Davis who is averaging 26.0 points per game for the Titans. Davis is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Titans’ offensive game plan is the play of Damezi Anderson who has hit 41.9% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 10.04 points per game.

Coming into today’s game, Detroit will be looking from some improved play from their offense. Currently, the Titans are ranked 227th at 70.4 points per game. A major reason for their low scoring mumbers is the fact that they tend to work the clock on offense. This year, they are the 644th ranked team in terms of pace. When looking at their 3-point shooting numbers, Detroit is close to the NCAA average at 37.3%.

Free Spread Prediction: Detroit Titans -1

According to our key indicators, the best bet for today’s matchup between the Cleveland State Vikings and Detroit Titans is to get money down on the Detroit to win an cover as -1 point favorites. Even though the team has not been great vs the spread as the home team, we see them putting together a strong game from behind the arc, as they are one of the NCAA’s best 3-point shooting units at 10.45 made 3’s per game. When it comes time to getting your bets down, we like the Detroit Titans at -1.