Detroit vs Youngstown State Prediction College Basketball Picks 2/28/24

Youngstown State (21-9) vs Detroit (1-28)

Game Info: Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 6:30 pm (Beeghly Center)

Betting Odds: Youngstown State -19.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

The Detroit Mercy Titans need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Youngstown State Penguins look for a win after winning 8 of their last 11 games. Let’s preview this game and give out a Detroit Mercy Titans vs Youngstown State Penguins prediction.

Detroit Mercy Titans Betting Preview

The Detroit Mercy Titans recently beat IUPUI while losing to Fort Wayne and Wright State. The Detroit Mercy Titans are averaging 65.8 points on 42 percent shooting and allowing 80.7 points on 49.1 percent shooting. Jayden Stone is averaging 21.1 points and 2.7 assists, while Marcus Tankersley is averaging 16.3 points and 3.8 rebounds. Ryan Hurst is the third double-digit scorer and Donovann Toatley is grabbing 1.6 rebounds. The Detroit Mercy Titans are shooting 27.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Detroit Mercy Titans are allowing 37.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 26.8 rebounds per game.

Youngstown State Penguins Betting Preview

The Youngstown State Penguins are coming off wins over Milwaukee and Green Bay. The Youngstown State Penguins are averaging 82 points on 45.2 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Ziggy Reid is averaging 14.9 points and 5 rebounds, while DJ Burns is averaging 13 points and 10.5 rebounds. Brett Thompson is the third double-digit scorer and Brandon Rush is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Youngstown State Penguins are shooting 32.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.7 percent from the free throw line. The Youngstown State Penguins are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.9 rebounds per game.

Detroit Mercy Titans vs Youngstown State Penguins prediction

The Detroit Mercy Titans are not only arguably the worst team in college basketball with a 1-28 record, but they're 8-21 ATS on the season despite being big underdogs in all of their games. The Youngstown State Penguins are at their best at home where they're 13-2 SU, they're a profitable 15-10-1 ATS on the season, and they beat Detroit 105-64 on the road last month. Knowing all that, I don't care how thick the line is. Give me the Youngstown State Penguins in a home beat down.

Randy’s Pick Youngstown State -19.5

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