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Purdue Fort Wayne vs Detroit Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 4th Betting Odds

Mastodons vs Titans Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons at Detroit Titans
  • Where: Detroit at Calihan Hall
  • Date: Saturday, February 4th
  • Betting Odds: Purdue Fort Wayne +2, IPFW +112 | DET -137 O/U 152.0

Mastodons Preview:

Purdue Fort Wayne will take the floor against the Titans with an overall record of 15-9. So far, the Mastodons have played 13 games on the road, with a record of 7-6. For the season, Purdue Fort Wayne has been the underdog in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 4-4. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Mastodons being +2 point underdogs.

Purdue Fort Wayne’s leading scorer this season is Jarred Godfrey, who is averaging 16.91 points per contest. So far, Godfrey has accounted for 21.5% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.39 rebounds per game and 3.78 assists. Bobby Planutis is the second leading scorer for the Mastodons, averaging 10.83 points per game. Between him and Planutis, they are accounting for 35.9% of the team’s scoring.

On offense, Purdue Fort Wayne comes into the game looking to control the pace of play, as they are just 402nd in possessions per game. Even with their preference to slow the game down, the Mastodons’ are scoring at a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.7 points per game. So far, 44.86% of their shots have come from beyond the arc, where they have connected at a rate of 37.1%.

Titans Preview:

Detroit heads into this matchup having played 24 games and have an overall record sitting at 9-15. So far this season, Detroit has played 9 games at home, sitting with a record of 6-3. The Titans’ are sitting with a betting line that is -2 points in their favor. For the season, Detroit has been favored to win in 6 games, sitting with a mark of 3-3.

Detroit will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Antoine Davis who is averaging 26.38 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 42.0% 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 -2

If you are eying this matchup between Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons and Detroit Titans as a candidate to place a bet, we have done the work for you and our model recommends taking Detroit to cover the spread as -2 favorites on the road. Although both team’s are going to look to get up shots from outside, we see Detroit shooting well enough to keep the Mastodons at bay. Before tip-off, lock in a bet on the Titans’ to win the game and cover the spread.