FAU vs. Texas-San Antonio - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (4-20) at Florida Atlantic Owls (6-18)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm (FAU Arena)
The Line: Florida Atlantic Owls -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners and Florida Atlantic Owls meet Thursday night at the FAU Arena.
The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners need a nice win here in order to snap a six-game skid. The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners are averaging 71.6 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 86.1 points on 51.1 percent shooting. Christian Wilson is averaging 18.1 points and 4.4 assists while Ryan Bowie is averaging 17.5 points and 7.1 rebounds. J.R. Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Gino Littles is dishing 3.3 assists. The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The Roadrunners are allowing 42 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Texas San Antonio Roadrunners have lost six straight road games.
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The Florida Atlantic Owls look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The Florida Atlantic Owls are averaging 64.4 points on 39.6 percent shooting and allowing 74.5 points on 45.6 percent shooting. Adonis Filer is averaging 10 points and 2.1 assists while C.J. Turman is averaging 9.9 points and seven rebounds. Ronald Delph is grabbing 6.6 rebounds and Marquan Botley is dishing 2.6 assists. The FAU Owls are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. The are allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The FAU Owls have won three of their last four home games.
The Roadrunners are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Thursday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Owls are 17-36 ATS in their last 53 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up loss.
The Roadrunners are downright struggling right now and haven't shown much positive lately. FAU is decent when it actually plays at home and has shown signs of life as of late. I'll take the Owls as more of a fade from Texas San Antonio.