Temple vs. South Florida - 2/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
South Florida Bulls (5-20) at Temple Owls (15-8)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 3:00 pm (Liacouras Center)
The Line: Temple Owls -14.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Temple Owls and the South Florida Bulls face off on Sunday in AAC college basketball action.
The Temple Owls are 15-8 this season and they have won their last four games and seven of their last eight. Temple is averaging 69.1 points per game and they are shooting 40.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.1 percent. Quenton DeCosey leads the Owls averaging 16.8 points and 6.0 rebounds per game. Devin Coleman is averaging 9.7 points, Jaylen Bond is averaging 9.5 points and 8.1 rebounds, and Obi Enechionyia is averaging 9.5 points. Temple is 8-2 at home and 9-3 in the AAC.
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The South Florida Bulls are 5-20 this season and they have lost their last three games. USF is averaging 63 points per game and they are shooting 41.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.6 points and their opponents are shooting 41 percent. Jahmal McMurray leads the Bulls averaging 15.1 points per game. Angel Nunez is averaging 10.1 points and 6.0 rebounds, Roddy Peters is averaging 9.8 points, and Chris Perry is averaging 9.7 points and 6.7 rebounds. South Florida 2-7 on the road and 2-10 in the AAC.
Temple is 5-0 against the spread in their last five home games, 6-2 against the spread following a win, and 7-3 against the spread against the AAC. South Florida is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, 5-1 against the spread following a double-digit home loss, and 4-1 against the spread following a loss by 20 or more points.
Temple is playing well but this is a ton of points and I see South Florida getting the cover.