Old Dominion vs. UTEP - 2/25/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas El Paso Miners (17-11) at Old Dominion Monarchs (15-12)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Ted Constant Center)
The Line: Old Dominion Monarchs -9 -- Over/Under: 136.5 See the Latest Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs and the UTEP Miners face off on Thursday in Conference USA college basketball action.
The Old Dominion Monarchs are 15-12 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. ODU is averaging 67.1 points per game and they are shooting 43.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 62.5 points and their opponents are shooting 40.3 percent. Trey Freeman leads the Monarchs averaging 21.4 points per game. Aaron Bacote is averaging 12.9 points, Brandan Stith is averaging 10.3 points and 9.2 rebounds, and Zoran Talley is averaging 8.3 points. Old Dominion is 9-4 at home and 8-6 in Conference USA.
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The UTEP Miners are 17-11 this season and they have won their last six games in a row. UTEP is averaging 76.9 points per game and they are shooting 46.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.9 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Lee Moore leads the Miners averaging 15.1 points and 5.4 rebounds per game. Earvin Morris Jr. is averaging 13 points, Omega Harris is averaging 12.6 points, and Dominic Artis is averaging 11.8 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game. UTEP is 2-7 on the road and 9-6 in CUSA play.
Old Dominion is 8-19-1 against the spread in their last 28 games, 3-8 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 1-6 against the spread in their last seven home games. UTEP is 6-1 against the spread in their last seven games, 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, and 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games.
With the total set at 136.5 I have this one going over the total.