Texas El Paso Miners vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs - 2/20/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisiana Tech Bulldogs (20-6) at Texas El Paso Miners (16-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Don Haskins Center)
The Line: Texas El Paso Miners +1 -- Over/Under: 154.5 See the Latest Odds
The UTEP Miners will host the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs this Saturday.
The UTEP Miners come into this game with a 16-11 record and are currently 6th in the Conference USA. The Miners have won their past 5 games with their most recent game being a 78-73 win over Southern Mississippi. Through 27 games this season the leading scorer for the Miners has been Lee Moore who is averaging 14.7 points per game and 5.4 rebounds. Earvin Morris Jr. is second on the team with 13.2 points per game and 3.4 rebounds.
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The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs come into this game with a 20-6 record and are currently 4th in the Conference USA. The Bulldogs have won 7 out of their last 8 games with their most recent game being a 87-74 win over UTSA. Through 26 games this season the leading scorer for the Bulldogs has been Alex Hamilton who is averaging 18.5 points per game and 5.5 rebounds with 6.1 assists. Erik McCree is second on the team with a16.4 points per game and 7.6 rebounds.
The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Bulldogs are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Conference USA opponents. UTEP is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 games overall. The Miners are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 games following a win.
The UTEP Miners have had a decent season but have been playing well lately winning their past 5 games. The Louisiana Tech Bulldogs have had a good season so far and have been on fire lately. Il Take the free point and the home team to pull off the upset.