Betting on today’s Golden Hurricane and Roadrunners game? Catch the action at UTSA Convocation Center in San Antonio, TX, as the Roadrunners hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this American Athletic conference game currently have UTSA as the -2 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 159.5 points.

TULSA GOLDEN HURRICANE VS UTSA ROADRUNNERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UTSA Roadrunners -2

This game will be played at UTSA Convocation Center at 8:00 ET on Wednesday, February 28th.

WHY BET THE UTSA ROADRUNNERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Roadrunners.
  • Not only will UTSA pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 159.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Golden Hurricane Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

Coming into today’s game, Tulsa has a 14-13 record, including a 5-10 mark in American Athletic Conference play. On the road, the Golden Hurricane are just 1-7 this season, and they have lost three straight. So far, they have been the underdog in 14 games, going 3-11.

Most recently, Tulsa defeated Charlotte by a score of 69-67. Over their last 10 road games, the Golden Hurricane have gone just 1-9.

As the underdog this season, Tulsa’s ATS mark is just 4-9-1. Their ATS record on the road is 1-6-1 and they are 0-3 ATS in their last three road games. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Golden Hurricane are just 2-8 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 159.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Tulsa’s games this season (147.1). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and during their last five games, the OU record is 1-4.

In contrast to their season average of 75 points per game, the Tulsa had a below average performance. They scored 69 points against Charlotte and had a field goal percentage of 50.9%. The team’s top scorer is PJ Haggerty, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 20.2, while Cobe Williams also maintains a PPG average of 12.7 leading up to the game.

The Golden Hurricane’s defense is presently ranked 206th nationally, allowing an average of 73.3 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. UTSA. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 30.7%.

Can the Roadrunners Deliver Being Favored at Home?

UTSA will look to snap a three-game home losing streak when it takes on Tulsa on Wednesday. So far, the Roadrunners have gone 5-8 at home this season, compared to 3-11 on the road.

UTSA is favored by 2 points in this one. On the year, the Roadrunners have been favored in seven of their 28 games, going 5-2 in those contests.

As the favorite this season, UTSA has an ATS record of 3-4. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Roadrunners have gone 4-6 vs. the spread. At home this year, UTSA has an ATS mark of 7-6. In their last three home games, the Roadrunners are 1-2 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record in UTSA games is 18-9, and today’s line of 159.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (152.6). Currently, their average scoring total is 159.9 points per game. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2, and the average scoring total in those games is 137 points.

In their most recent game, the UTSA offense concluded with only 64 points against North Texas. Throughout the game, they made 11/28 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 41.2%. The UTSA offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 29 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 33% of their looks from outside this season.

At present, the Roadrunners’ defense is nationally ranked 332nd, allowing 82.0 points per game. UTSA will look once again to perform well on defense, holding North Texas to just 38% shooting in their most recent game.