Cleveland State vs Detroit Mercy: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 12, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 12, 2021 - Last Updated on February 15, 2021

A pair of streaking teams hit the court when the Cleveland State Vikings (8-5) host the Detroit Mercy Titans (8-6) on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 9:00 PM ET. The Vikings are 3-point favorites and put their four-game win streak on the line against the Titans, who have won five straight. The matchup has an over/under of 138 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 12, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Titans (+3)

The model and DraftKings both have the Vikings taking home the victory, but the model has them winning by slightly less (1.8 points). Lean towards taking the Titans.

Pick OU:
Over (138)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 6.3 points lower than the model projection.

Prediction: Cleveland State 73, Detroit Mercy 71

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Vikings’ average implied point total this season is 0.3 more points than their implied total in Friday’s game (71.3 implied points on average compared to 71 implied points in this game).
  • Cleveland State has scored more than its implied point total in this matchup (71) six times this season.
  • The 75.8-point average implied total on the season for the Titans is 7.8 more points than the team’s 68-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Detroit Mercy has scored more than 68 points in 12 games on the season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Cleveland State and Detroit Mercy Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 3+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Vikings 8-4 3-1 7-6
Titans 7-5 3-1 6-6-1

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Cleveland State

Detroit Mercy
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/6/2021 Oakland Win 80-78 2/6/2021 Purdue Fort Wayne Win 83-56
2/5/2021 Oakland Win 80-72 2/5/2021 Purdue Fort Wayne Win 82-72
1/30/2021 Green Bay Win 73-65 1/30/2021 Youngstown State Win 77-72
1/29/2021 Green Bay Win 74-68 1/29/2021 Youngstown State Win 78-75
1/23/2021 Milwaukee Loss 81-80 1/23/2021 Oakland Win 82-72

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