UTEP vs. UTSA - 3/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners (5-25) at Texas El Paso Miners (17-13)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Don Haskins Center)
The Line: Texas El Paso Miners -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UTSA Roadrunners and UTEP Miners square off Saturday at the Don Haskins Center.
The UTSA Roadrunners need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The UTSA Roadrunners are averaging 72.3 points on 41.5 percent shooting and allowing 85.1 points on 51.2 percent shooting. Ryan Bowie is averaging 17.9 points and 6.8 rebounds while Christian Wilson is averaging 17.8 points and 4.6 assists. J.R. Harris is the third double-digit scorer and Lucas O'Brien is dishing 0.7 assists. The UTSA Roadrunners are shooting 32.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.7 percent from the free throw line. The Roadrunners are allowing 40.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The UTSA Roadrunners have lost 10 straight road games.
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The UTEP Miners look for consistency after splitting their last 14 games. The UTEP Miners are averaging 76.1 points on 46.1 percent shooting and allowing 75.3 points on 42.8 percent shooting. Lee Moore is averaging 15 points and 3.5 assists while Earvin Morris Jr. is averaging 12.8 points and 3.5 rebounds. Dominic Artis is dishing 5.1 assists and Terry Winn is grabbing 6.2 rebounds. The UTEP Miners are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 66.9 percent from the free throw line. The Miners are allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The UTEP Miners have won four straight home games.
The Roadrunners are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games and 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a straight up loss. The Miners are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games. The under is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
Three of the last four meetings between these two teams have been decided by 10 or less points. So, while the Miners should win this game and the Roadrunners are in a slump, there's value with the points.