Charlotte vs. North Texas - 2/13/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
North Texas Mean Green (9-15) at Charlotte 49ers (9-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Dale F. Halton Arena)
The Line: Charlotte 49ers -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Texas Mean Green and Charlotte 49ers square off Saturday at the Halton Arena.
The North Texas Mean Green could use a win after losing six of their last eight games. The North Texas Mean Green are averaging 71.8 points on 45.4 percent shooting and allowing 78.7 points on 46.5 percent shooting. Jeremy Combs is averaging 15.3 points and 10.6 rebounds while J-Mychal Reese is averaging 14.7 points and four assists. Deckie Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Ja'Michael Brown is dishing 2.4 assists. The North Texas Mean Green are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 62.3 percent from the free throw line. The Mean Green are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.2 rebounds per game. The North Texas Mean Green have lost five straight road games.
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The Charlotte 49ers look for consistency after splitting their last 16 games. The Charlotte 49ers are averaging 77 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 79.9 points on 48.7 percent shooting. Braxton Ogbueze is averaging 13 points and 2.5 assists while Joseph Uchebo is averaging 12.8 points and 11.5 rebounds. Jon Davis is dishing 4.7 assists and Andrien White is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Charlotte 49ers are shooting 38.3 percent from beyond the arc and 67 percent from the free throw line. The 49ers are allowing 42.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.4 rebounds per game. The Charlotte 49ers have split their last eight home games.
The Mean Green Eagles are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 5-14-1 ATS in their last 20 games overall. The 49ers are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and 12-2 ATS in their last 14 games overall.
North Texas is winning or covering this season. So, while Charlotte is way too inconsistent, you can't feel good about taking the points with the Mean Green. Give me the home team.