UTEP Miners vs Charlotte 49ers Predictions, College Basketball Picks Tonight 2/6/2020
Game: UTEP Miners vs Charlotte 49ers
Date: Thursday, February 6, 2020
Location: Dale F. Halton Arena in Charlotte, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Charlotte -3.5
The UTEP Miners travel to Dale F. Halton Arena to play the Charlotte 49ers on Thursday, February 6, 2020. The opening line for this matchup has Charlotte as 3.5 point favorites.
UTEP comes into this game with an overall record of 13-10. They currently have a point differential of 2.3 as they are averaging 67.8 points per game while giving up 65.5 per contest. Charlotte has an overall record of 12-9. They are averaging 67.3 points per game and surrendering 63.4, good for a point differential of 3.9.
Valuable UTEP Miners Betting Trends
The UTEP Miners are 9-9-1 against the spread
The UTEP Miners are 8-11-0 against the over/under
Important Charlotte 49ers Betting Trends
The Charlotte 49ers are 12-9-0 against the spread
The Charlotte 49ers are 11-10-0 against the over/under
Key UTEP Miners Injuries
12/30/19 G Jordan Lathon Transferred has left team
Key Charlotte 49ers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Bryson Williams comes into this contest averaging 19.3 points per game while playing 30.8 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 7.0 rebounds per game and dishes out 0.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 84%. Souley Boum averages 12.2 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 91%.
Jordan Shepherd averages 14.1 points per game while playing 33.3 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.8 rebounds per game and has 4.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 74%. Jahmir Young averages 11.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 32.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.9 rebounds per contest and 2.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 72%.
Useful Team Statistics
UTEP averages 67.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 273rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 2.3 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team, which has them ranked 215th. Behind the arc they shoot 28% which is good for 339th in the nation. They average 34.5 rebounds per game and 12.2 assists per game, which ranks them 234th and 261st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 88th with 14.3 per game. The Miners allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 85th in the country. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 119th and 36th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 136th and they give up 10.1 assists per contest, which puts them in 25th place in Division 1. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 220th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Charlotte is 281st in the country with 67.3 points per game this year. They are 78th in Division 1 in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 3.9. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 181st in the nation. They are 331st in the NCAA in rebounding with 32.1 boards per game, and 288th in assists per contest with 11.6. The 49ers are 103rd in turnovers per game with 14.0. The 49ers surrender 63.4 points per contest, which ranks them 41st in D-1. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 211th and 107th in those defensive statistics. They rank 131st with 11.9 assists allowed per contest and 38th with 31.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The 49ers are 241st in country in forcing turnovers with 14.4 per game.
The Miners have an offensive rating of 97.1, which is ranked 271st. They are 191st in college basketball in pace with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 240th. As a unit they are 164th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 132nd in D-1. UTEP is 56th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.3 times per 100 possessions.
Charlotte is 39th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.7 times per 100 possessions. The 49ers are 244th in the country in offensive rating with 98.6. In terms of pace they are 292nd in Division 1 with 67.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 97th. As a team they are 89th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 217th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UTEP/Charlotte college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Charlotte -3.5
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