North Texas Mean Green vs. Charlotte 49ers - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Charlotte 49ers (13-17) at North Texas Mean Green (11-19)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 8:00 pm (The Super Pit)
The Line: North Texas Mean Green -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Charlotte 49ers will travel to play the North Texas Mean Green in a C-USA game on Saturday.
The North Texas Mean Green are 11-19 (6-11) and are coming off of a loss to Old Dominion by a score of 75-70. North Texas has lost 3 games in a row and is currently 11th in the C-USA standings. North Texas is averaging 74.3 points per game while giving up 78.1 points per game. North Texas is also averaging 36.5 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game. Jeremy Combs (Questionable) is averaging 15.4 points per game and 10.8 rebounds per game for North Texas. J-Mychal Reese is averaging 14.8 points per game and 3.8 assists per game for the Mean Green. North Texas is shooting 64.5% on free throws, 32.9% on three-pointers, and 45% on all field goal attempts.
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The Charlotte 49ers are 13-17 (9-8) and are coming off of a win against Rice by a score of 88-75. Charlotte has won 3 games in a row and is currently tied for 6th in the C-USA standings. Charlotte defeated North Texas by a score of 103-79 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Charlotte is averaging 78.9 points per game while giving up 80.1 points per game. Charlotte is also averaging 36.4 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per game. Braxton Ogbueze is averaging 14.2 points per game and 2.7 assists per game for Charlotte. Joseph Uchebo is averaging 13 points per game and 11.2 rebounds per game for the 49ers. Charlotte is shooting 69.5% on free throws, 38.9% on three-pointers, and 44.8% on all field goal attempts.
Charlotte is 12-2 ATS in their last 14 games following an ATS win. Charlotte is 15-5 ATS in their last 20 games. The under is 4-1 in Charlotte’s last 5 road games. North Texas is 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games. North Texas is 8-17-1 ATS in their last 26 games. The over is 7-3 in the last 10 home games for North Texas. The over is 4-1 in these two teams last 5 meetings.
Both of these teams have struggled this season, but Charlotte has found more success in conference play. Neither team is very strong defense, so this may be a high scoring game. Charlotte won the first meeting between these teams and I like them here.