Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between Green Bay and the win they were favored to collect coming into this afternoon. They have jumped out to a quick 34-29 lead against Detroit.

If Green Bay keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 14-9 in no time. On the other hand, Detroit will have to make due with an 0-22 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who's Playing

Detroit Titans @ Green Bay Phoenix

Current Records: Detroit 0-21, Green Bay 13-9

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What to Know

Detroit and Green Bay are an even 5-5 against one another since February of 2019, but not for long. Both teams will face off in a Horizon League battle at 1:00 p.m. ET on Saturday at Resch Center. Detroit is still on the hunt for that elusive first 'W'.

It's hard to win when your shooting is a whole 19.3% worse than the opposition, a fact Detroit found out the hard way on Thursday. They received a tough blow as they fell 87-71 to the Panthers. The over/under was set at 158 points, so nice work oddsmakers; you were right on the money.

Meanwhile, the Phoenix beat the Golden Grizzlies 69-59 on Thursday. The victory was just what Green Bay needed coming off of a 74-52 defeat in their prior matchup.

The Titans bumped their record down to 0-21 with that defeat, which was their 15th straight on the road dating back to last season. As for the Phoenix, they have been performing well recently as they've won eight of their last ten matchups, which provided a nice bump to their 13-9 record this season.

Detroit is hoping to beat the odds on Saturday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. This contest will be their eighth straight as the underdogs (so far over this stretch they are 2-5 against the spread).

Detroit lost to Green Bay on the road by a decisive 69-51 margin in their previous matchup on January 4th. Can Detroit avenge their loss or is history doomed to repeat itself? We'll find out soon enough.

Odds

Green Bay is a big 11.5-point favorite against Detroit, according to the latest college basketball odds.

Bettors have moved against the Phoenix slightly, as the game opened with the Phoenix as a 13.5-point favorite.


The over/under is set at 138 points.

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Series History

Green Bay and Detroit both have 5 wins in their last 10 games.

  • Jan 04, 2024 - Green Bay 69 vs. Detroit 51
  • Feb 11, 2023 - Detroit 76 vs. Green Bay 71
  • Dec 29, 2022 - Detroit 76 vs. Green Bay 59
  • Mar 01, 2022 - Detroit 79 vs. Green Bay 62
  • Jan 20, 2022 - Green Bay 70 vs. Detroit 63
  • Jan 16, 2021 - Detroit 68 vs. Green Bay 65
  • Jan 15, 2021 - Detroit 86 vs. Green Bay 61
  • Feb 21, 2020 - Green Bay 84 vs. Detroit 67
  • Jan 18, 2020 - Green Bay 83 vs. Detroit 80
  • Feb 16, 2019 - Green Bay 82 vs. Detroit 73