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UTSA vs FAU Basketball Picks 1-21-24

Florida Atlantic Owls (14-4) vs. UTSA Roadrunners (7-11)
January 21, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
The Line: UTSA Roadrunners +16; Over/Under: 163
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The FAU Owls and UTSA Roadrunners face off on Sunday in a college basketball showdown at the UTSA Convocation Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free FAU vs UTSA prediction.

FAU Played With Fire in Last Game

FAU faced off against Wichita State in the last game and they really played with fire. At halftime against the Shockers, FAU was down 42-31 and they looked to be in trouble. In the second half though the offense scored 55 and that was enough for the win. FAU on the season is averaging 82.6 points while their defnese is giving up 71.3 points per game. The offense is ranked 28th and they are going to need the offense to run up the score again here. Johnell Davis is averaging 17.5 points while shooting 50.2 percent from the field. 

UTSA Coming off a Blowout Loss

UTSA faced off against Tulsa in the last game and it was an ugly game. UTSA’s offense scored 78 points, but the defense really struggled giving up 107 points and that led to the defeat. Jordan Ivy-Curry had a strong game putting up 19 points and seven rebounds. UTSA on the season is averaging 79.2 points while their defense is giving up 81.7 points per game. The offense is ranked 69th and the offense is going to need to have a ton of success with the offense here. 

FAU vs UTSA Betting Prediction

FAU messed around a bit in the last game but they aren’t going to make the same mistake here. UTSA in the last game gave up 107 points and they are going to really struggle to defend in this game. FAU is going to have no issue running up the score and that is going to be the difference as the Owls are going to be the team that comes out on top here. Back FAU to win the game and cover the spread


Shane Mickle's Free Pick: FAU -16

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