Illinois-Chicago Flames vs Detroit Titans Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Detroit TitansIllinois-Chicago Flames
March 2, 2:00 PM | UIC Pavilion

Detroit Titans vs Illinois-Chicago Flames Odds

19-11TEAM RECORD16-13

The Illinois-Chicago Flames will try to cover the spread at UIC Pavilion on Saturday when they get a visit from the Detroit Titans in NCAA basketball action.

Supporters of the Titans have watched them go 19-11 and 11-14-1 ATS on the year, while the Flames are at 16-13 and 16-12 ATS. In totals betting, the Flames are 11-12-1, while the Titans have a 17-7 mark.

View Detroit vs Illinois-Chicago Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Flames as 5-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 159 (Flames) and the No. 135 (Titans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 76-68 result in favor of the Titans has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Illinois-Chicago's No. 244-rated squad against Detroit's No. 222-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Illinois-Chicago rates No. 159 in the country with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 56 nationally with 7.5 per match.

Defensively, Detroit features the nation's No. 254-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.9 points per game. Illinois-Chicago, meanwhile, comes in at No. 297 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Detroit was an 83-78 loser on the road against Temple. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. The Titans endured an 83-78 loss at the hands of the Owls on Thursday, despite a 21-point effort from Ray McCallum at Liacouras Center.

Illinois-Chicago was a 60-55 winner in their most recent outing at home against Wright State. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. The Flames got 13 points from Daniel Barnes as Illinois-Chicago ran past Wright State 60-55 on Tuesday at UIC Pavilion.

Detroit Titans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Illinois-Chicago Flames Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Wright State are 2-8
After a win are 5-5

A few Titans at Flames trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Detroit's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Detroit's last 8 games when playing on the road against Illinois-Chicago
Detroit is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Illinois-Chicago
Detroit is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Illinois-Chicago
Illinois-Chicago is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Illinois-Chicago is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Detroit
Illinois-Chicago is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Illinois-Chicago's last 8 games when playing at home against Detroit

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