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Temple Owls vs Detroit Titans Preview

Detroit TitansTemple Owls
Feb 28, 7:00 PM | Liacouras Center

Detroit Titans vs Temple Owls Odds

19-10TEAM RECORD19-8

The Temple Owls will be trying to slam the Detroit Titans on Thursday when the teams tip off at Liacouras Center in college betting action.

The Owls are 19-8 so far on the season, and 12-13 ATS vs. the number. The Titans, meanwhile, are 19-10 and 10-14-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Temple go 14-9 and the Titans go 16-7 on the totals.

View Detroit vs Temple Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Detroit before tip-off in this one found them as 5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 102-rated Owls and the No. 135-ranked Titans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 80-77 result in favor of the Titans.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Temple's No. 75 nationally ranked offense (71.7 points per game) against a Titans defense that sits as the No. 269 at 70.7 PPG. The Owls have been averaging 42.7% from the field, less than the Titans have managed so far this season (45.7% on average).

Defensively, Detroit features the nation's No. 242-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.2 points per game. Temple, meanwhile, comes in at No. 87 nationally in scoring at home.

Detroit won its last outing, a 76-75 result against Loyola of Chicago on February 26. They failed to cover in that game as a 14-point favorite. Detroit earned a 76-75 victory over Loyola of Chicago on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Ray McCallum at Calihan Hall.

Temple was a 71-51 winner in its last match on the road against Charlotte. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites. Temple cruised to victory on Sunday, running Charlotte out of the gym and running up a 71-51 score at Dale F. Halton Arena.

Detroit Titans Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Illinois-Chicago are 6-4
After playing Loyola of Chicago are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

Temple Owls Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Rhode Island are 7-3
After playing Charlotte are 8-2
After a win are 5-5

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

Next up:
Detroit at Illinois-Chicago, Saturday, March 2
Temple home to Rhode Island, Saturday, March 2