Detroit Titans at Youngstown State Penguins Free Prediction 01/11/20

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The Youngstown State Penguins (10-7, 3-1 Hor) welcome the Detroit Titans (3-14, 1-3 Hor) to Beeghly Physical Education Center. The Titans can snap a 10-game road losing streak. Action starts at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Detroit Titans vs. Youngstown State Penguins Betting Odds

In their last game, the Penguins barely escaped the Oakland Golden Grizzlies, 61-60, while the Titans lost to the Cleveland State Vikings, 64-59.

Youngstown State played a nearly flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.129 (below their season average of 0.206) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 47.5 (above their season average of 34.0). Oakland put up marks of 0.054 and 31.3, respectively, for those same stats. Detroit, meanwhile, had an offensive rebounding percentage of 34.0 (above their season average of 28.4). Michael Akuchie had a good outing for Youngstown State with 20 points and 10 rebounds. Detroit rallied around Chris Brandon, who contributed six points and 16 rebounds.

This series was highly contested last year, as the teams split their two games last season. The Penguins won the last contest 72-70. Youngstown State had a better turnover percentage (12.9 vs. 15.7). Detroit, on the other hand, did an excellent job of making free throws (16-17; 94.1 percent). This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

There’s a decent chance that Detroit struggles to create turnovers. Youngstown State ranks 88th in the country at avoiding errors (turnover percentage of 18.0 percent), while Detroit forces the 35th-fewest turnovers (17.4 percent).

Detroit Titans at Youngstown State Penguins Free Pick

Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Youngstown State, ATS Winner – Youngstown State, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Youngstown State ranks 45th in rebounds per game (39.4) while Detroit ranks 209th in rebounds allowed per game (37.9).
  • The Penguins rank 47th in blocks allowed per game (2.8) while the Titans rank 117th (3.8).
  • Youngstown State averages 6.8 steals per game, which ranks 111th in the country. Detroit ranks 123rd in steals allowed per game (6.8).
  • The Penguins rank 137th in assists allowed per game (12.9) while the Titans rank 240th (17.5).
  • Detroit ranks 19th in three pointers attempted per game (28.2) while Youngstown State ranks 117th (22.8).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Penguins have been outscored by an average of 0.4 points in their last five games. For the season, Youngstown State has defeated opponents by an average of 3.1 points.
  • During their last five games, the Titans have scored an average of 67.0 points per game (0.2 above their season average) and allowed an average of 72.6 points per game (5.2 below their season average).