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Old Dominion Texas-San Antonio Betting Preview

Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Old Dominion Monarchs
7-13 February 06, 2014, 07:00 | Ted Constant Center 10-12



Old Dominion looks to cover the Monarchs-Roadrunners pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 10-12 mark when they host Texas-San Antonio in college basketball wagering action.

The Roadrunners will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 4-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Monarchs are 10-9 ATS. Texas-San Antonio is 8-3 against the total, while Old Dominion is 8-10 versus the number.

View Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds and Stats.

Old Dominion opened as -12.5-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.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 321-rated Texas-San Antonio taking on the No. 159-rated Monarchs in this contest.

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Texas-San Antonio was an 87-72 loser in their most recent outing at home against Louisiana Tech. They failed to cover the 14.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas-San Antonio got 24 points from Keon Lewis but lost anyway, 87-72, to Louisiana Tech on Saturday at UTSA Convocation Center.

In their last action, Old Dominion was a 64-48 loser on the road against Middle Tennessee. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. The Monarchs endured a 64-48 loss at the hands of the Blue Raiders on Saturday, despite a 14-point effort from Dimitri Batten at Murphy Center.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Old Dominion has the nation's No. 238-rated offensive output, at 64.68 PPG. The visiting Roadrunners defense ranks No. 251 allowing on average 79.1 PPG. The Monarchs FG% has averaged 42.81% so far, less than the Roadrunners marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.

Next up:
Texas-San Antonio at East Carolina, Saturday, February 8th
Old Dominion at Texas El Paso, Saturday, February 8th