NCAA Basketball betting line favors Grizzlies over Titans

Detroit Titans Oakland Grizzlies
12-14 February 14, 2014, 07:00 | Athletics Center 9-17

 

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Friday when the Titans of Detroit hit the hard court against the Grizzlies of Oakland.

The Titans will try to spoil to the party on Friday; they are 11-12 ATS against the number this season, while the Grizzlies are 8-15 ATS. Detroit is 7-16 on the totals; Oakland is 11-12.

View Detroit Titans vs Oakland Grizzlies Odds and Stats.

The Grizzlies were listed as -2-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetDSI, where the total was expected shortly.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Grizzlies at No. 206 and the Titans at No. 151 heading into this contest.

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Detroit was an 83-81 winner in its last match at home against Youngstown State. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. The Titans grabbed an 83-81 win over the Penguins on Sunday, behind a 24-point effort from Juwan Howard, Jr. at Calihan Hall.

Oakland lost its last outing, a 63-60 result against Valparaiso on February 9. They covered in that game as an 8-point underdog. The Grizzlies endured a 63-60 loss at the hands of the Crusaders on Sunday, despite a 14-point effort from Travis Bader at Athletics-Recreation Center.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Titans rank No. 51 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.54 per game. That compares with Oakland’s No. 245 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Oakland is college basketball's No. 18-ranked team at 8.31 per game, while the Titans rate No. 120 with 6.23 per game.

A few Titans at Grizzlies trends to consider:
Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Detroit is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
Detroit is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Detroit is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Oakland is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
Oakland is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Oakland's last 5 games
Oakland is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Detroit at Illinois-Chicago, Tuesday, February 18th
Oakland at Wright State, Sunday, February 16th

 

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