The Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers and the Detroit Titans are set to square off in a Horizon League matchup at 7 p.m. ET on Friday at Calihan Hall. Detroit is 4-7 overall but 2-0 at home and finished third in the conference last season. The Panthers are 5-9 overall this season, but three of those wins have come in road games. After losing its first six games to start the season, Detroit rallied ahead of the winter break to win four of five. Meanwhile, Milwaukee has won three of its last four games, the most recent of which came on Wednesday against Wisconsin-Green Bay.
The Titans are favored by six points in the latest Detroit vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 137.5. Before entering any Wisconsin-Milwaukee vs. Detroit picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
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- Detroit vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee spread: Detroit -6
- Detroit vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee over-under: 137.5 points
Featured Game | Detroit Titans vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee Panthers
What you need to know about Detroit
Detroit strolled past the Central Michigan Chippewas with points to spare two weeks ago, and took the game 89-75. Senior guard Antoine Davis has been the leading scorer all season, and led the way again with 25 points and five rebounds in the win. Forward Madut Akec also scored 25 points; his best performance of the year. Guard D.J. Harvey also had a strong showing with 14 points and 12 rebounds, which were both season-highs.
The Titans had to cancel three games after Christmas, and haven’t played for almost three weeks, but look primed to make a run in the Horizon League. Although they’ve played just two conference games, they lead the league in points allowed (50.5 per game), and defensive field goal percentage (34.3 percent).
What you need to know about Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The matchup between Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Green Bay Phoenix ended in a decisive 63-49 road win for the Panthers on Wednesday. Milwaukee only had two players score in double-figures on offense, but it was enough to keep the Panthers in front all game long, thanks to DeAndre Gholston’s 16 points, and Josh Thomas‘ 13 points off the bench.
Ghoston has been Milwaukee’s top player this season, and averages 15.8 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. The Panthers have been a pretty strong defensive side in their own right, and have held opponents to just 38.3 percent shooting. Through five conference games, Milwaukee has been the Horizon’s top rebounding team, averaging 37.8 rebounds in league games this season.
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