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    The Horizon conference tournament continues Thursday as the No. seed Youngstown State Penguins (23-8, 15-5 Horizon) face off against the No. seed Detroit Mercy Titans (14-18, 9-11 Horizon) at Beeghly Center, starting at 8:00 PM on ESPN+. Youngstown State is an 8-point favorite to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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    How do I watch Penguins vs. Titans?

    • Game Day: Thursday, March 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Youngstown, Ohio
    • Arena: Beeghly Center

    Betting Lines for Penguins vs. Titans

    Youngstown State vs Detroit Mercy Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Youngstown State -8 156.5

    Youngstown State Betting Stats & Information

    • Youngstown State has compiled a 20-7 record in games when it was listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 74.1% of those games).
    • The Penguins have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -365 or shorter.
    • The Penguins have an 18-12-0 record against the spread this season.
    • The Titans have a 1-4 record against the spread when an underdog by 8 points or more this year.
    • The average point total in Youngstown State’s games this year is 0.3 fewer points than the total of 156.5 in this matchup.

    Detroit Mercy Betting Stats & Info

    • Detroit Mercy has won six, or 31.6%, of the 19 games it has played as underdogs this season.
    • The Titans have not entered a game this season as a bigger underdog on the moneyline than the +290 odds on them winning this game.
    • So far this season, the Titans have compiled a 13-18-0 record against the spread.
    • The Titans have a 1-4 record against the spread in games they were an underdog by 8 points or more this year.
    • Detroit Mercy’s games this year have averaged an over/under of 152.4 points, 4.1 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

    Youngstown State vs. Detroit Mercy Season Stat Comparison

    Youngstown State Rank Youngstown State AVG Detroit Mercy AVG Detroit Mercy Rank
    5th 83.5 Points Scored 76.9 60th
    260th 72.7 Points Allowed 75.5 326th
    152nd 32.2 Rebounds 33.7 68th
    157th 8.8 Off. Rebounds 11.5 8th
    89th 8.2 3pt Made 10.4 6th
    31st 15.5 Assists 12.6 220th
    56th 10.7 Turnovers 11.3 114th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Youngstown State Penguins Leaders

    • Dwayne Cohill leads the Penguins in points and assists per game, scoring 17.8 points and distributing 4.9 assists.
    • Adrian Nelson is Youngstown State’s best rebounder, pulling down an average of 9.5 boards in each contest while scoring 13.3 points per game.
    • Brandon Rush leads the Penguins in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.3 shots per game from beyond the arc.

    Detroit Mercy Titans Leaders

    • Antoine Davis’ points (28.4 per game) and assists (3.7 per game) stat lines give him the top scoring and assists spots on the Titans’ leaderboards.
    • A.J. Oliver II’s stat line of 4.8 rebounds, 9 points and 0.7 assists per game helps him grab the top spot on the Detroit Mercy rebounding leaderboard.
    • Davis is the top shooter from distance for the Titans, hitting 4.8 threes per game.

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