Betting on today’s Owls and Roadrunners game? Catch the action at UTSA Convocation Center in San Antonio, TX, as the Roadrunners hosts this showdown at 3:00 ET on ESPN+. In this American Athletic matchup, the Owls are the betting favorite against the Roadrunners. The over/under for the game is 160.5 points.
FLORIDA ATLANTIC OWLS VS UTSA ROADRUNNERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: UTSA Roadrunners +16
This game will be played at UTSA Convocation Center at 3:00 ET on Sunday, January 21st.
WHY BET THE UTSA ROADRUNNERS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Roadrunners.
- Not only will UTSA pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +16.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 160.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Will the Owls Win in San Antonio?
Florida Atlantic enters this game with a 14-4 record, including a 4-1 mark in American Athletic Conference play. They have won three straight games and are 12-4 when favored this season.
On the road, the Owls have gone 5-3 this season, and their average scoring margin in those games is +6.0 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 6-4.
Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 9-9 this season, including a mark of 3-5 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last three road games, the Owls have gone 0-3 ATS, and they are just 5-5 vs. the spread in their last 10 games away from home. As the favorite, Florida Atlantic is 7-9 vs. the spread this year and they have an ATS mark of just 3-7 in their last 10 games as the favorite.
Florida Atlantic’s over/under record this season is 10-8 and their games have averaged 153.9 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 160.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (149.4). So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and those games have averaged 163 points.
Florida Atlantic’s offense is coming off a strong performance, scoring 86 points against Wichita State. They had an overall field goal percentage of 47% and made 15/22 free throws. Alijah Martin led the scoring for the Owls, contributing 22 points. Additionally, Johnell Davis chipped in with 19 points.
The Owls’ defense is presently ranked 145th nationally, allowing an average of 71.3 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.4 threes per game vs. UTSA. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 34.0%.
Can UTSA Lock in a Home Win?
UTSA will look to snap their three-game losing streak when they host Florida Atlantic as 16-point underdogs. The Roadrunners are 7-11 on the season, including a 1-4 mark in American Athletic Conference play.
UTSA has struggled on the road this year, going just 2-7 with an average scoring margin of -8.9 points per game. They have lost their last two road games and are 1-10 as an underdog this season.
As the underdog this season, UTSA has gone 4-7 against the spread. Their overall ATS record is 7-10. At home, the Roadrunners have an ATS mark of 4-4.
So far this season, the over/under record for UTSA games is 11-6. Today’s line of 160.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (151.6). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 172 points.
In their most recent game, the Roadrunners’ offense tallied 78 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 79.2 points per game. In terms of offense, the Roadrunners have a season-long field goal percentage of 41%, putting them 351st in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 245th in percentage and 20th in three-pointers made.
Coming into today’s game, the UTSA defense is giving up an average of 81.7 points per contest. So far, the UTSA defense is giving up an average of 9.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.3 times per game (507th).