Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Roadrunners and Huskies. The game is starting at 8:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Huskies at Sharp Gymnasium in Houston, TX. Get ready to place your bets! The Roadrunners are favored in this non-conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 163 points.
UTSA ROADRUNNERS VS HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HUSKIES BETTING PICK
The Pick: Houston Christian Huskies +6
This game will be played at Sharp Gymnasium at 8:00 ET on Monday, November 20th.
WHY BET THE HOUSTON CHRISTIAN HUSKIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 73-70 in favor of the Huskies.
- Not only will Houston Christian pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +6.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 163 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.
Will the Roadrunners Defense Show Up on the Road?
As UTSA gets ready for their 5th game of the year, they have a 1-3 record overall. In their previous ten road games, which includes last season, UTSA has a 2-8 record. As of today’s game, UTSA has a 1-3 record against the spread. In away games this season, UTSA is 0-3 vs. the spread and has a 5-5 ATS record in their previous ten road games.
Looking at their over/under performance through four games, UTSA has an over/under record of 3-1-0, with their games averaging 157.5 points per game on average. The Roadrunners’ last five games have finished with a combined 73 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.
The UTSA offense is coming off a game in which they scored 62 points vs. Texas State. Overall their field goal percentage was 31.7% while connecting on 8 threes. The top scorer for the Roadrunners was Christian Tucker with 16 points, while Dre Fuller also chipped in with 13 points.
Coming into the game, UTSA will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 83.0 points per game (185th). In their previous game vs. Texas State, the Bobcats finished with a field goal percentage of 42% and a total of 72 points vs. UTSA.
Is a Home Win Possible for Houston Christian?
After two games, Houston Christian has a 0-2 record. Looking back to last season, Houston Christian is 1-4 in their previous five home games. Houston Christian has a current ATS record of 0-2 this season. When considering their performance in the last three games, their ATS record stands at 1-2 with an average scoring margin of -3.
Looking at their over/under performance through two games, Houston Christian has an over/under record of 1-1-0, with their games averaging 165 points per game on average. The Huskies have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 80 points per game and an over/under record of 3-1-1.
Coming off their recent game, the Houston Christian offense tallied 74 points in a matchup against FIU. Their field goal percentage for the game was 54%, and they made 2 threes. Pierce Bazil led the scoring for the Huskies, contributing 16 points. Additionally, Bruce Carpenter chipped in with 15 points.
Currently, the Huskies’ defense holds the 221st rank in the nation, allowing 96.5 points per game. Against FIU in their most recent game, the Houston Christian defense gave up a total of 83 points while allowing FIU to hit 46% of their shots.