Texas-San Antonio vs. Old Dominion - 2/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Old Dominion Monarchs (18-4) at Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (12-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm (UTSA Convocation Center)
The Line: Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners +5.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs and Texas San Antonio Roadrunners play Thursday at the UTSA Convocation Center.
The Old Dominion Monarchs have won five of their last seven games and are chasing a C-USA title. On the season, ODU is averaging 65.9 points on 43 percent shooting and is allowing 57.3 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Trey Freeman is averaging 16.3 points and 3.4 assists while Aaron Bacote is averaging 10.9 points and 3.4 rebounds. Jonathan Arledge is grabbing 5.4 rebounds and Richard Ross is shooting 58 percent from the field. The Old Dominion Monarchs have four players averaging at least eight points, and they’re shooting 68.8 percent from the line and 33.3 percent from deep. Defensively, ODU is allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 57 or less points in three straight games.
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The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners are playing more consistent ball with wins in four of their last six games. On the season, Texas San Antonio is averaging 70.2 points on 42.1 percent shooting and is allowing 69.8 points on 45.2 percent shooting. Jeromie Hill is averaging 17 points and 7.9 rebounds while Keon Lewis is averaging 14.4 points and 3.3 assists. Ryan Bowie is dishing 1.9 assists and Kaj-Björn Sherman is grabbing 7.2 rebounds. The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 69.4 percent from the line and 33.3 percent from deep. Defensively, Texas San Antonio is allowing 37.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four straight games.
The Monarchs are 15-6 ATS in their last 21 road games vs. a team with a losing home record and 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games overall. The Roadrunners are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall.
The Old Dominion Monarchs have owned the spread when they take the road and that shouldn't change against a below average Roadrunners squad. Look for it to be a different game with the same result. ODU covers on the road.