North Texas vs. Texas-San Antonio - 1/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (5-6) at North Texas Mean Green (6-7)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm (The Super Pit)
The Line: North Texas Mean Green -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Texas Mean Green and the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners face off on Sunday at UNT Coliseum in college basketball action.
The North Texas Mean Green are 6-6 this season and they are coming off of a loss in their Conference USA opener against a UTEP. UNT is averaging 62.3 points and they are shooting 41.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 68.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.9 percent. Jordan Williams is averaging 14.8 points and 5.2 rebounds to lead the Mean Green. Jeremy Combs is averaging 9.2 points and 6.2 rebounds, T.J. Taylor is averaging 8.3 points, and Maurice Aniefiok is averaging 7.6 points. North Texas is 6-2 at home this season.
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The Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners are 5-5 this season and they are coming off of a 15-point home loss to Rice in Conference USA opener. UTSA is averaging 70.2 points and they are shooting 40.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 75.9 points and they are shooting 48.2 percent. Ryan Bowie is averaging 15.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Kepn Lewis is averaging 15.1 points, Jeromie Hill is averaging 14.8 points and 7.7 rebounds, and Kaj-Bjorn Sherman is averaging 10.2 points and 6.9 rebounds. UTSA is 2-2 on the road this season.
North Texas is 2-8 against the spread in their last 10 games, 1-8 against the spread in their last nine home games, and 0-7 against the spread following a loss. Texas-San Antonio is 5-12 against the spread in their last 17 road games, 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, and 2-5 against the spread against Conference USA.
This is a bad game between bad teams and while I won’t be playing it the numbers say take the points.