UTEP at Florida Atlantic: 3/10/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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Florida Atlantic Owls (12-9) vs UTEP Miners (12-11)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 9:30 pm (Ford Center at The Star)
Betting Odds: Florida Atlantic Owls +2 -- Over/Under: 137.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
The UTEP Miners and FAU Owls face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at the Ford Center at the Star.
The UTEP MIners come into this game with a 12-11 record overall but coming into this game they have won four of their last five games. The one loss during that stretch came in the last game against Kansas by five points. In that game, UTEP was strong against Kansas, but they ran out of gas and that led to the five point loss. UTEP on the season is averaging 68.2 points while their defense is giving up 68.2 points per game. Guard Souley Boum has been the best player for UTEP averaging 18.6 points while shooting 38 percent from the field and 39.3 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the FAU Owls who sit with a 12-9 record overall and they have won four games in a row. In three of the last four games, FAU has also covered the spread. FAU on the season is averaging 71.8 points per game while their defense is giving up 68.6 points per game. FAU is shooting 44.4 percent from the field and 34.5 percent from behind the three point line.Jailyn Ingram has been the best player for FAU, averaging 12.5 points while shooting 44 percent from the field and 44.6 percent from behind the three point line.
The under is 7-3 in UTEP’s last 10 games played on Wednesday. UTEP is 3-7 against the spread in their last ten games played on Wednesday. FAU is 5-17 against the spread in their last 22 games played on Wednesday. FAI us 4-9 against the spread in their last 13 neutral site games.
UTEP really learned a lot about themselves in their last game against Kansas and in this game I think they are going to finish the job. UTEP should cruise to a victory in this game. Back UTEP against the spread.