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DePaul vs UTEP 12/10/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

UTEP Miners (6-2) vs. DePaul Blue Demons (5-4)
December 10, 2022 6:30 pm EDT
The Line: DePaul Blue Demons -7 / UTEP Miners +7; Over/Under: +135
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The UTEP Miners and DePaul Blue Demons meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Wintrust Arena. The UTEP Miners look for their seventh win. The DePaul Blue Demons look for their sixth win. 

The UTEP Miners are averaging 74.1 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.9 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Tae Hardy is averaging 12.9 points and 3 rebounds, while Mario McKinney Jr. is averaging 11.8 points and 4.8 rebounds. Otis Frazier III is grabbing 2.5 rebounds and Shamar Givance is grabbing 2.9 rebounds. The UTEP Miners are shooting 25.4 percent from beyond the arc and 63.3 percent from the free throw line. The UTEP Miners are allowing 29.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.4 rebounds per game.

The DePaul Blue Demons are averaging 75.6 points on 43.2 percent shooting and allowing 75.8 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Javan Johnson is averaging 17.6 points and 5.2 rebounds, while Umoja Gibson is averaging 15.8 points and 3.1 rebounds. Eral Penn is the third double-digit scorer and Da’Sean Nelson is grabbing 4.6 rebounds. The DePaul Blue Demons are shooting 34.5 percent from beyond the arc and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. The DePaul Blue Demons are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.9 rebounds per game.

The Miners are 17-4 ATS in their last 21 Saturday games. The Blue Demons are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The over is 4-0 in Miners last 4 overall. The over is 4-1 in Blue Demons last 5 overall.

The UTEP Miners have played well up to this point, but this will be one of their toughest testes yet. UTEP hasn’t had success on the road so far, where they lose by an average of 20 points and allow 56.4 percent shooting. The DePaul Blue Demons feel due for a breakout performance, as there’s too much talent for these hit or miss results. I’ll lay the chalk with the Blue Demons.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: DePaul Blue Demons -7

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