Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Bulls versus the Roadrunners? Tip off is at at 8:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at UTSA Convocation Center in San Antonio, TX. South Florida come into this American Athletic conference matchup as the -5.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 155.5 points.

SOUTH FLORIDA BULLS VS UTSA ROADRUNNERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UTSA Roadrunners +5.5

This game will be played at UTSA Convocation Center at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, February 21st.

WHY BET THE UTSA ROADRUNNERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-70 in favor of the Roadrunners.
  • Not only will UTSA pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +5.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 155.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can South Florida Pull Off a Road Win?

South Florida heads into tonight’s game as the favorite, as they have been in 16 of their 24 games this season. So far, they have gone 14-2 as the favorite.

On the road this season, the Bulls have gone 5-3, and they come into tonight’s game with a five-game road winning streak. Across their last 10 road games, they have gone 6-4.

South Florida has been a solid bet all season long, posting a 16-5-3 record vs. the spread. As the favorite, the Bulls are 11-3-2 vs. the spread. Over their last three road games, USF is 2-0-1 vs. the spread.

South Florida’s over/under record this season is 8-16 and the average scoring total in their games is 144.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 155.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (146.7). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 143 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 1-2.

In their latest game, South Florida’s offense looked good, scoring 90 points against Florida Atlantic. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 49.1% and made 27/34 free throws. One area that the South Florida offense has been good this season is getting to the line. Currently, they are 71st in free-throw attempts per contest. Overall, they have a field goal percentage of 43%.

So far, the Bulls’ defense is ranked 92nd in the country at 68.8 points per contest. South Florida’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Florida Atlantic offense to knock down 49% of their shots on their way to putting up 86 points.

Can the Roadrunners Pull Off a Home Win?

UTSA comes into this game as a 5.5-point underdog, and they are 2-16 this season when being the underdog. They are also on a six-game losing streak and have gone just 2-11 in American Athletic Conference play.

At home this season, the Roadrunners are 5-7, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 games at home. Most recently, they lost to Temple by a score of 83-77.

As the underdog this season, UTSA has gone 8-10 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is 6-6 for the year and they are 4-5 in their last 10 home games vs. the spread.

UTSA’s over/under record for the season is 18-7 and their games have averaged 162.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 155.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (153.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 155 points and their OU record over their last 10 games is 8-2.

The Roadrunners’ offense wrapped up their last game with 77 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 78.8 points per contest. Offensively, the Roadrunners have a season long field goal percentage of 41%, which is 358th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 269th in percentage and 19th in three-pointers made.

The Roadrunners’ defense is presently ranked 337th nationally, allowing an average of 83.4 points per contest. So far, the UTSA defense is giving up an average of 9.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 10.5 times per game (467th).