Betting on today’s Roadrunners and Owls game? Catch the action at Dickies Arena in Fort Worth, TX, as the Owls hosts this showdown at 3:00 ET on ESPN+. UTSA is favored by -1.5 in this American Athletic conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 150.5 points.


The Pick: Temple Owls +1.5

This game will be played at Dickies Arena at 3:00 ET on Wednesday, March 13th.


  • 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 +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Do the Roadrunners Have What it Takes in Fort Worth?

UTSA enters this game as 1.5-point favorites, and they have gone 6-3 this season when favored. They are 11-20 overall and 5-13 in American Athletic Conference play.

On the road, the Roadrunners are 4-11 this season, and they have won their last two games away from home. Their average scoring margin on the road is -8.4 points per game.

When looking at UTSA’s overall ATS record this season, they are currently sitting at .500 with a mark of 15-15. However, when looking at their ATS record as the favorite, they are just 4-5. On the road this year, the Roadrunners have gone 7-8 vs. the spread, but their ATS mark in their last three road contests is a perfect 3-0.

UTSA’s over/under record this season is 20-10 and the average scoring total in their games is 159.9 points. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games (153). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 158 points and their OU record during this stretch is 2-1.

Coming off a good offensive performance, UTSA’s offense scored 82 points against Temple. Their field goal percentage for the game was 45%, and they went 19/27 from the free-throw line. Jordan Ivy-Curry is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 17.1 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Christian Tucker brings a PPG average of 11.2 into the game.

At present, the Roadrunners’ defense is nationally ranked 340th, allowing 81.5 points per game. The UTSA defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 84 points and allowed Temple to connect on 9 threes.

Will Temple Secure A Victory as Home Underdogs?

Temple will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak at home today against UTSA. The Owls are 5-11 at home this season and 2-8 in their last 10 games at home.

As underdogs, Temple has gone 4-14 this season, and they enter this game with a record of 12-19 overall. They are coming off an 84-82 win over UTSA.

As the underdog this season, Temple has gone 9-8-1 vs. the spread. At home, their ATS mark is just 6-10 and they have failed to cover the spread in their last three games at home. However, over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Owls are 7-3 vs. the spread.

Temple’s over/under record this season sits at 15-13-1. The average scoring total in their games this year is 145.7 points, which is 2.9 points higher than the average over/under line in their games of 142.8. So far, 19 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 150.5. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 158 points.

In their recent matchup, the Temple offense ended with 84 points against UTSA. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 47.7% and made 12 threes. On the offensive front, the Owls have a season-long field goal percentage of 39%, ranking 391st nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 347th in terms of percentage and 99th in three-pointers made.

The Owls’ defense is presently ranked 231st nationally, allowing an average of 73.9 points per contest. Temple’s three-point defense is currently 156th in the country at 7.3 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 43.4% of their shots vs. Temple.