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Central Florida Knights visit Texas El Paso Miners in college basketball clash

Central Florida KnightsTexas El Paso Miners
Feb 16, 9:00 PM | Haskins Center

Central Florida Knights vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds

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Haskins Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Texas El Paso Miners and the visiting Central Florida Knights in college hoops action on Saturday.

Supporters of the Knights have watched them go 17-7 and 10-8 ATS on the year, while the Miners are at 13-10 and 9-11-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Miners are 11-8, while the Knights have a 7-6 mark.

View Central Florida vs Texas El Paso Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Texas El Paso opened as 5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 62-rated Central Florida taking on the No. 182-rated Miners in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 71-68 win for the Knights on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Knights rank No. 112 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.3 per game. That compares with Texas El Paso’s No. 313 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas El Paso is college basketball's No. 248-ranked team at 5.4 per game, while the Knights rate No. 88 with 7 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Central Florida owns the country's No. 259-rated mark, allowing 73.4 points per game on the highway. Texas El Paso, on the other hand, rates No. 248 in scoring at home.

Central Florida was a 93-71 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Memphis. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Central Florida was run off the court by the Tigers on Wednesday as Memphis routed them 93-71 at FedExForum.

Texas El Paso was a 79-61 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Houston. They failed to cover the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Texas El Paso got 17 points from Julian Washburn but lost anyway, 79-61, to Houston on Wednesday at Hofheinz Pavilion.

Central Florida Knights Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Marshall are 8-2
After playing Memphis are 6-4
After a loss are 8-2

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Southern Miss are 6-4
After playing Houston are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4

A few Knights at Miners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Central Florida's last 5 games on the road
Central Florida is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Central Florida is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Texas El Paso is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 6 games
Texas El Paso is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Central Florida

Next up:
Central Florida home to Marshall, Wednesday, February 20
Texas El Paso at Southern Miss, Wednesday, February 20