UTEP at FAU Prediction - Basketball Picks 2/25/23

FAU Owls (25-3) vs UTEP Miners (13-14)

Game Info: Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 2:00 pm (Eleanor R. Baldwin Arena)

Betting Odds: FAU Owls -11.5 -- Over/Under: 138.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The UTEP Miners will play the FAU Owls in a C-USA game on Saturday afternoon at FAU Arena in Boca Raton, Florida.

UTEP Preview

The UTEP Miners are 13-15 (6-11) this season after they defeated FIU by a score of 87-82 in their last game. UTEP shot 58.7% from the field and made 25 free throws in the win. The UTEP Miners are averaging 69 points per game, 68.1 points against per game, 35.1 rebounds per game, and 11.9 assists per game. Tae Hardy has led the Miners this season with 13 points per game, 2.6 rebounds per game, and 1.8 assists per game. UTEP is shooting 45.1% from the field, 63% on free throws, and 28% on three pointers this year.

FAU Preview

The FAU Owls are 25-3 (15-2) this season after they defeated UTSA by a score of 106-66 in their last game. FAU shot 51.4% from the field and made 14 three pointers in the win. The FAU Owls are averaging 78.7 points per game, 65.8 points against per game, 38.6 rebounds per game, and 15 assists per game. Johnell Davis has led the Owls this season with 13 points per game, 5.3 rebounds per game, and 1.5 assists per game. FAU is shooting 46.8% from the field, 71.2% on free throws, and 37.2% on three pointers this year.


UTEP is 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games. The over is 4-0 in UTEP’s last 4 games. FAU is 14-5 ATS in their last 19 Saturday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games. The over is 3-0-1 in FAU’s last 4 games.


FAU has been the best team in C-USA this season and has won four of their last five games. UTEP has lost two of their last three games and has the second worse record in the conference. FAU is better in just about every metric and they have scored at least 90 points in their last three home games. I like the Owls to have another big offensive day and expect them to have a blow out win. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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