The Detroit Titans (1-1) and the Seattle Redhawks (1-2) square off in the 2K Classic – Subregional at Curb Event Center. The Over/Under (O/U) for the game has been set at 154.5 points with Detroit opening as a 4-point favorite. Action begins at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 18, 2017.
Seattle Redhawks vs. Detroit Titans Free Preview
The last time the Redhawks played, they fell to the Washington State Cougars, 75-59. With 18 points on 6-for-16 shooting, Richaud Gittens was Seattles leading scorer. Washington State had a better free throw rate (0.193 vs. 0.100). Seattle, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (13.9 vs. 19.9).
The Titans will look to keep it rolling after dismantling the Michigan-Dearborn Wolves in their last game, 105-82. Detroit rallied around Kameron Chatman, who was the teams leading scorer with 17 points on 7-for-10 shooting. Detroit played a nearly perfect game. They had a ridiculous effective field goal percentage of 0.613 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 42.1. Michigan-Dearborn put up marks of 0.472 and 34.9, respectively, for those same stats.
The offense of Detroit will face off against the elite defense of Seattle. Dating back to the 2016-17 season, the Titans rank 202nd in offensive efficiency, while the Redhawks are 69th in defensive efficiency. The Redhawks figure to have the advantage on that side of the ball.
The Redhawks are 14-19 straight up (SU) since last season, but have struggled covering the spread (1-2 against the spread (ATS)). Seattle games have had a tendency to go under the O/U total since last season (100.0 percent).
On the other hand, the Titans, have records of 9-24 SU and 12-17-1 ATS since last season. Over that same stretch, games involving Detroit have finished over the projected point total 56.7 percent of the time.
Seattle Redhawks vs. Detroit Titans Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – Seattle, ATS Winner – Seattle, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Titans rank 218th in blocks per game (2.7) while the Redhawks rank 252nd (2.3).
- Seattle averages 34.6 rebounds per game, which ranks 235th in the NCAA. Detroit ranks 267th in rebounds allowed per game (37.8).
- Seattle ranks 37th in assists per game (15.9) while Detroit ranks 256th in assists allowed per game (14.9).
- The Titans average 22.3 three pointers per game, which ranks 117th in the NCAA. The Redhawks rank 315th in three pointers allowed per game (27.1).
- Detroit averages 6.6 steals per game, which ranks 114th in the nation. Seattle ranks 265th in steals allowed per game (7.8).