Detroit Titans at Milwaukee Panthers Betting Prediction 01/16/20

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The Detroit Titans (3-15, 1-4 Hor) travel to UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena to meet the Milwaukee Panthers (8-9, 3-2 Hor). The Titans will attempt to put an end to an 11-game road losing streak. Action gets underway at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, January 16, 2020.

Detroit Titans at Milwaukee Panthers Betting Odds

In their last contest, the Panthers were victorious over the Green Bay Phoenix, 87-80, while the Titans lost a winnable game to the Youngstown State Penguins, 69-67.

Milwaukee’s effective field goal percentage was their largest advantage over Green Bay. The Panthers had a rate of 0.592 (above their season average of 0.468), while the Phoenix posted a mark of 0.468 (below their season average of 0.529). Detroit, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (14.5 vs. 17.3). Te’Jon Lucas fueled Milwaukee with 31 points, five rebounds and five assists. Meanwhile, Marquis Moore played well for Detroit, putting up 15 points and six rebounds.

The Titans dominated this series last year, taking both games. In the last matchup, Detroit won 90-84. Detroit did a great job of getting to and converting from the charity stripe (31-38; 81.6 percent). Milwaukee, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (43.6 vs. 31.3). This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

The Titans’ Justin Miller has been playing well over his last five games, averaging 13 points,7.2 rebounds,1.2 steals per game. Meanwhile, Lucas has averaged 15 points,4.0 assists,2.6 steals during that same time frame for the Panthers.

This game should be a battle of contrasting tempos. Milwaukee has preferred a fast-paced style of play (73rd in possessions per game), while Detroit has been more half-court-oriented (182nd in possessions per game).

Detroit Titans vs. Milwaukee Panthers Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Milwaukee, ATS Winner – Milwaukee, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Milwaukee ranks 80th in three pointers attempted per game (24.1) while Detroit ranks 216th in three pointers allowed per game (24.1).
  • The Panthers rank 41st in steals allowed per game (5.5) while the Titans rank 128th (6.8).
  • Detroit averages 3.3 blocks per game, which ranks 107th in the nation. Milwaukee ranks 120th in blocks allowed per game (3.8).
  • The Panthers average 37.1 rebounds per game, which ranks 107th in the country. The Titans rank 220th in rebounds allowed per game (37.8).
  • Milwaukee ranks 154th in assists allowed per game (13.3) while Detroit ranks 246th (17.3).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Panthers have scored an average of 72.6 points per game (0.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 74.4 points per game (2.0 above their season average).
  • The Titans’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 4.2, down from 10.4 for the season.