The 49ers and Owls are set to face off at 2:00 ET on ESPN+. The Owls will host the game at Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA. Charlotte is favored by -4 in this American Athletic conference matchup the against Temple. The over/under for the game is set at 131.5 points.


The Pick: Temple Owls +4

This game will be played at Liacouras Center at 2:00 ET on Sunday, February 11th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-67 in favor of the Owls.
  • Not only will Temple pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 131.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Can the 49ers Pull Off a Win at Philadelphia?

Charlotte comes into this game as a four-point favorite, and they have gone 10-2 this season when favored. They are 14-8 overall and 8-2 in the American Athletic Conference.

On the road, the 49ers have gone just 4-7 this season, and their average scoring margin is -4.3 points per game. They are coming off a 72-69 loss to South Florida, and over their last ten road games, they have gone 4-6.

As the favorite this season, Charlotte has an ATS record of 9-2-1. On the road, their ATS mark is 4-6-1 and their last 3 road ATS record is 1-1-1.

Charlotte’s over/under record this season sits at 9-10-2 and today’s over/under line of 131.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (134.3). So far, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 135 points compared to their season average of 133.6 points per game.

In their recent game, the 49ers’ offense concluded with 69 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 69.2 points per contest. Lu’Cye Patterson is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 14.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Igor Milicic Jr. brings a PPG average of 13.1 into the game.

So far, the 49ers’ defense is ranked 23rd in the country at 64.5 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Charlotte’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 28.2% this season.

Will the Owls Pull Through as the Home Underdog?

Temple has struggled this season, as they enter this game with an 8-15 record. They have lost their last seven games and are just 1-8 in American Athletic Conference play. At home, the Owls are 4-8, and their average scoring margin is -2.2.

As the underdog, Temple is 2-10 this season, and they are 2-4 in their last six games. In their last game, the Owls lost to Memphis, 84-77. Over their last ten games at home, Temple is 4-6.

As the underdog this season, Temple has gone 5-6-1 vs. the spread. Their home ATS mark is 5-7 this year and they are 3-6 vs. the spread in their last 10 games at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Owls have a record of 3-6-1 ATS.

So far this season, Temple’s over/under record is 9-11-1. Today’s over/under line of 131.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (141.8). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 155 points.

Temple finished with 77 points in their game against Memphis. This total surpasses their season-average of 70.9 points per game. Leading the team in scoring is Hysier Miller, who is averaging 15.8 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Jordan Riley also maintains a PPG average of 12.7 heading into game.

At this time, the Owls’ defense is positioned 219th in the country, permitting 73.8 points per game. In their previous game vs. Memphis, the Tigers finished with a field goal percentage of 41% and a total of 84 points vs. Temple.