Northern Kentucky vs Detroit Mercy: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 2, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 2, 2021 - Last Updated on March 6, 2021

The Detroit Mercy Titans (12-9) visit the Northern Kentucky Norse (13-10) as 1-point underdogs after Antoine Davis put up 46 points in the Titans 83-73 victory over Robert Morris. The game airs on ESPN+ at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, March 2, 2021. The matchup has a point total of 146.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 2, 2021, 2:19 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 (+1)

The model leans slightly toward betting on the Titans in this one. The data favors them while DraftKings has the Norse favored, but the difference between the two is only 1.7 points.

Pick OU:
Over (146)

The model predicts a total 1.2 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this matchup.

Prediction: Detroit Mercy 74, Northern Kentucky 73

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 Norse’s average implied point total this season is 2.5 fewer points than their implied total in Tuesday’s game (71.5 implied points on average compared to 74 implied points in this game).
  • Northern Kentucky has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (74) 10 times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Titans (75.8) is 3.8 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (72).
  • Detroit Mercy has scored more than 72 points in 15 games this season.

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

Northern Kentucky and Detroit Mercy Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Norse 11-10-1 2-6-1 14-8
Titans 10-9 6-4 10-9-1

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

Last 5 Games

Northern Kentucky

Detroit Mercy
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/20/2021 Wright State Loss 77-71 2/25/2021 Robert Morris Win 83-73
2/19/2021 Wright State Win 81-75 2/20/2021 Robert Morris Win 80-61
2/13/2021 Green Bay Win 71-66 2/19/2021 Robert Morris Win 85-74
2/12/2021 Green Bay Loss 86-82 2/13/2021 Cleveland State Loss 71-64
2/6/2021 Milwaukee Win 79-65 2/12/2021 Cleveland State Win 89-83

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