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Detroit vs Charlotte Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 10th Betting Odds
Titans vs 49ers Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Detroit Titans at Charlotte 49ers
- Where: Charlotte at Halton Arena
- Date: Saturday, December 10th
- Betting Odds: Detroit +8.5, DET +313 | CHARLT -408 O/U 130.5
Detroit will take the floor against the 49ers with an overall record of 5-5. On the road, the Titans will be playing their 7th game of the season, having gone 2-5. So far, the Titans have been the underdog 9 times, going 4-5 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +8.5 underdogs on the spread.
Detroit will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Antoine Davis who is averaging 23.1 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 gameplan is the play of Jayden Stone who has hit 47.8% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 13.0 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%.
Charlotte heads into this matchup having played 9 games and have an overall record sitting at 7-2. So far this season, Charlotte has played 6 games at home, sitting with a record of 5-1. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the 49ers as the -8.5 point favorites. The 49ers have been favored 7 times, going 5-2 straight up.
Aly Khalifa comes into today’s game as the 49ers’ leading scorer at 10.0 points per contest. Not only has Khalifa been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Charlotte’s top rebounder at 7.89 boards per contest. Behind Khalifa, the team has benefited from the strong play of Igor Milicic Jr. who is second on the team in scoring at 9.78 points per game. Overall, he has hit 50.0% of his shots and is adding 5.22 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for Charlotte this season, as they are currently ranked 237th in college basketball at 70.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the 49ers’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 34.5%, placing them 211st in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: Charlotte 49ers -8.5
When it comes to getting a bet down for this game, our model points to Charlotte coming away with both a straight up and ATS win over Detroit as -8.5 point favorites. Charlotte should feel comfortable with the pace of this game, as Detroit also prefers to slow the game down. In addition, we like how the 49ers’ have been peforming well when favored to win, as they have made bettors money of late. In Charlotte’s previous 5 games as the favorite, they are 3-2 vs the spread. We will be riding that trend and cashing in on the Charlotte 49ers to win and cover vs Detroit.