Detroit Titans at UIC Flames Free Prediction 02/27/20

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The Detroit Titans (7-22, 5-11 Hor) will be at Credit Union 1 Arena to meet the UIC Flames (14-15, 9-7 Hor) in a Hor matchup. Action starts at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday, February 27, 2020.

Detroit Titans vs. UIC Flames Betting Odds

Both teams were victorious over their last opponent. The Flames defeated the IUPUI Jaguars 77-72, while the Titans beat the Milwaukee Panthers 79-73.

Detroit dominated nearly every facet of the game. They had an absurd free throw rate of 0.386 (above their season average of 0.245) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 41.7 (above their season average of 30.3). For those same stats, Milwaukee recorded marks of 0.097 and 29.5, respectively. Meanwhile, UIC’s free throw rate was their largest strength over IUPUI. The Flames had a rate of 0.302 (above their season average of 0.196), while the Jaguars posted a mark of 0.213 (below the 0.243 mark opponents have averaged against UIC this season). Tarkus Ferguson had a good outing for UIC, contributing 11 points, seven assists and five rebounds. Antoine Davis played a pivotal role for Detroit with 27 points and six assists.

In their first matchup this season, Chris Brandon led the Titans to a 70-69 victory. He put up 15 points and eight rebounds. Detroit did an excellent job of converting from the free throw line (14-15; 93.3 percent). UIC, on the other hand, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (31.3 vs. 20.0).

From an effective field goal percentage perspective, UIC figures to have a noteworthy advantage. The Flames defense ranks 84th in effective field goal percentage allowed (0.471), while the Detroit offense is ranked 326th in effective field goal percentage (0.462).

Detroit vs. UIC Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – UIC, ATS Winner – UIC, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • UIC averages 14.2 assists per game, which ranks 77th in the country. Detroit ranks 268th in assists allowed per game (17.2).
  • The Flames rank 52nd in blocks per game (4.1) while the Titans rank 130th in blocks allowed per game (3.5).
  • The Titans rank 40th in three pointers attempted per game (26.0) while the Flames rank 180th in three pointers allowed per game (22.4).
  • UIC ranks 116th in rebounds per game (36.4) while Detroit ranks 220th in rebounds allowed per game (36.9).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Flames have scored an average of 67.2 points per game (0.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 64.4 points per game (5.4 below their season average).
  • The Titans’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 7.0, down from 8.0 for the season.