Charlotte vs. North Texas - 3/4/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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North Texas Mean Green (20-10) at Charlotte 49ers (15-12)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Dale F. Halton Arena)
The Line: Charlotte 49ers +3 -- Over/Under: 129.5
The North Texas Mean Green and Charlotte 49ers meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Halton Arena.
The North Texas Mean Green look to stay hot after winning 10 of their last 12 games. The North Texas Mean Green are averaging 71.5 points on 48.2 percent shooting and allowing 63.3 points on 42.1 percent shooting. Umoja Gibson is averaging 14.4 points and 2.2 rebounds while Javion Hamlet is averaging 13.2 points and 2.9 rebounds. Deng Geu is grabbing 5.6 rebounds and Zachary Simmons is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The North Texas Mean Green are shooting 39.4 percent from beyond the arc and 74.3 percent from the free throw line. The North Texas Mean Green are allowing 33.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.8 rebounds per game. The North Texas Mean Green have won three straight road games.
The Charlotte 49ers look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Charlotte 49ers are averaging 68.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 65.4 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Jordan Shepherd is averaging 14 points and 4.4 assists while Jahmir Young is averaging 12.6 points and 5.3 rebounds. Drew Edwards is the third double-digit scorer and Milos Supica is grabbing 3.9 rebounds. The Charlotte 49ers are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 70.3 percent from the free throw line. The Charlotte 49ers are allowing 31.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.7 rebounds per game. The Charlotte 49ers have won four of their last five home games.
The home team is 7-1-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.
The North Texas Mean Green head into this game playing highly impressive basketball, which includes winning their last five games by an average of 9.8 points while shooting 51.8 percent from the field. The North Texas Mean Green have also proven they can win on the road, and they're 8-4 against the spread on the road while while being 19-9 against the spread on the season. The Charlotte 49ers are losing their last five games by an average of 6.2 points while allowing 49.1 percent shooting from the field. Give me North Texas and the chalk.