The North Carolina A&T Aggies and UTEP Miners meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the Don Haskins Center. The North Carolina A&T Aggies look to get back to a .500 record. The UTEP Miners look for their eighth win.
The North Carolina A&T Aggies are averaging 71 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 70.1 points on 43.7 percent shooting. Kam Woods is averaging 17.8 points and 2.8 assists, while Marcus Watson is averaging 13.9 points and 5 rebounds. Demetric Horton is the third double-digit scorer and Austin Johnson is grabbing 6.7 rebounds. The North Carolina A&T Aggies are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 69.5 percent from the free throw line. The North Carolina A&T Aggies are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.1 rebounds per game.
The UTEP Miners are averaging 72.3 points on 46.8 percent shooting and allowing 68.1 points on 41.9 percent shooting. Tae Hardy is averaging 13.4 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Mario McKinney Jr. is averaging 11.3 points and 4.4 rebounds. Otis Frazier III is grabbing 2.4 rebounds and Shamar Givance is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The UTEP Miners are shooting 27.1 percent from beyond the arc and 60 percent from the free throw line. The UTEP Miners are allowing 30.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.3 rebounds per game.
The Aggies are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Miners are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 5-11 ATS in their last 16 Wednesday games. The under is 4-0 in Aggies last 4 overall. The over is 5-1 in Miners last 6 overall.
The North Carolina A&T Aggies have to prove they can show up in these spots, as they lose on the road by an average of 30 points, and they lose as underdogs by an average of 13.5 points. The UTEP Miners have been solid at both ends of the floor through 10 games, and they win at home by an average of 14.7 points. The line is reasonable. Give me the Miners in a comfortable home win.