Detroit at Northern Kentucky: 3/2/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions

Detroit at Northern Kentucky: 3/2/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions Photo by Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Northern Kentucky Norse (13-10) vs Detroit Titans (12-9)

Game Info: Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 7:00 pm (BB&T Arena)

Betting Odds: Northern Kentucky Norse +1 -- Over/Under: 148 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Detroit Mercy Titans and Northern Kentucky Norse face off on Tuesday in a college basketball showdown BB&T Arena. This is a Horizon League Tournament game. This is the first game between the two teams this year. 

The Detroit Mercy Titans have taken a step forward this year and they currently sit with a 12-9 record overall. Coming into this game, Detroit Mercy has won three games in a row and nine of the last ten games. Each of the last three games for Detroit Mercy were against Robert Morris and they were able to win all three games. Detroit Mercy on the season is averaging 76.9 points per game while their defense is giving up 74.1 points per game. Detroit Mercy is shooting 46.2 percent from the field and 39 percent from behind the three point line. Antonie Davis has been the best player for Detroit Mercy averaging 24.3 points while shooting 42.5 percent from the field and 37.3 percent from behind the three point line. 

On the other side of this matchup is the Northern Kentucky Norse who sit with a 13-10 record overall and coming into this one they have won two of their last three games. The one loss during that stretch came in their last game against Wright State, a game they lost by six points. Northern Kentucky is averaging 72 points per game while their defense is giving up 71.4 points per game. Northern Kentucky is shooting 45.2 percent from the field and 31.2 percent from behind the three point line. Trevon Faulkner has been the best player for Northern Kentucky averaging 16.6 points while shooting 41.1 percent from the field and only 28 percent from deep. 

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Detroit Mercy is 8-1-1 against the spread in their last 10 games overall. The under is 10-4 in Detroit Mercy’s last 14 games played on Tuesday. The over is 8-1-1 in Northern Kentucky’s last 10 games overall. The home team is 6-2 against the spread in the last eight meetings played between the two teams. 

Detroit Mercy has looked impressive and they are going to find success in this game. Look for the Titans to run up the score, and that will be the difference as the Titans come away with the cover of the spread.

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The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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