UTEP vs. Charlotte - 2/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte 49ers (10-13) at Texas El Paso Miners (16-7)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Don Haskins Center)
The Line: Texas El Paso Miners -7.5 -- Over/Under: 139 See the Latest Odds
The UTEP Miners and the Charlotte 49ers face off on Thursday at the Don Haskins Center in Conference USA college basketball action.
The UTEP Miners are 16-7 this season and they have won their last four games. UTEP is averaging 69.9 points and they are shooting 47.1 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.3 points and their opponents are shooting 41.4 percent. Vince Hunter leads the Miners averaging 16.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. Earvin Morris Jr. is averaging 10.4 points, Cedrick Lang is averaging 10.2 points and 6.5 rebounds, and Julian Washburn is averaging 9.6 points. UTEP is 8-2 on the road and 8-3 in Conference USA games.
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The Charlotte 49ers are 10-13 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Charlotte is averaging 73 points and they are shooting 46.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 72 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Torin Dorn leads the 49ers averaging 12.3 points per game. Braxton Ogbueze is averaging 10.5 points, Pierria Henry is averaging 10 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 5.7 assists, and Mike Thorne Jr. is averaging 9.3 points and 6.7 rebounds. Charlotte is 3-7 on the road and 3-7 in Conference USA.
UTEP is 1-5 against the spread in their last six games, 2-5 against the spread following a win, and 2-6 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Charlotte is 3-7-1 against the spread against Conference USA, 1-3-1 against the spread in their last five road games, and 1-4-1 against the spread following a loss.
The total is set at 139 ad I like the Under here. My stronger play is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.