The Detroit Mercy Titans will host the Youngstown State Penguins on Thursday in Rochester, Michigan for a Horizon League matchup. On Saturday, Youngstown State beat IUPUI 105-74 to earn their second straight victory and fifth in the previous six games.
With an average of 84.9 points per game, Youngstown State is seventh in the country in scoring. With a 49.9% field goal shooting rate and a 39.5% three-point shooting rate, the Penguins are eighth in the league. With a 267th-ranked average of 72.4 points per game, Youngstown State is conceding too many points on the opposite end of the field.
For the Penguins, Dwayne Cohill is one of four players averaging double digits in scoring. Cohill averages 18.1 points per game while shooting 58.0% from long range and 59.8% overall. Malek Green, who averages 14.1 points per game and shoots 32.3% from outside the arc, is the second-highest scorer in the league.
Detroit Mercy suffered their third straight defeat on Sunday against Northern Kentucky, falling 78-76, and the Titans have now lost six of their last seven games. Youngstown State’s injury report has no players, while Detroit Mercy’s Gerald Liddell is listed as doubtful for Thursday.
They are allowing 76.6 PPG on average, which ranks them 340th in the country. The Titans’ opponents are shooting 35.6% of their 3-point attempts and 45.6% of their field goals, which places them 302nd or worse in the country. The Titans are scoring an average of 74.8 points per game, which is 126th in the NFL, therefore Detroit’s offense cannot make up for the amount of points its defense is surrendering.
With an average of 25.0 points per game, Antoine Davis is the scoring leader for Detroit and the whole country. Davis is only making 39.0% of his shots overall and 38.7% of his three-point attempts. 70 of Davis’ 181 attempts from beyond the arc have been successful. The second-highest scorer, Gerald Liddell, averages 16.8 points per game while shooting 43.1% from the field and 30.0% from long distance. He is doubtful for Thursday.
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Youngstown State Penguins vs Detroit Mercy Titans Game Information
- Date: 01/12/2023
- Time: 07:00 PM ET
- Location: Calihan Hall, Detroit, MI.
- How to Watch Youngstown State vs Detroit : ESPN+
- Live Stream: CBS.com
Youngstown State vs Detroit Betting Lines
Youngstown State is -120 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $83.On the other side, Detroit is +100 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $100.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Youngstown State at a 54.55% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Detroit has 50.00% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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