Temple Owls vs Charlotte 49ers Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

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Feb 6, 7:00 PM | Liacouras Center

Charlotte 49ers vs Temple Owls Odds

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Liacouras Center will host Temple Owls vs. Charlotte 49ers action on Wednesday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The 49ers will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 9-7 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Owls are 8-11 ATS. Charlotte is 8-7 against the total, while Temple is 9-8 versus the number.

View Charlotte vs Temple Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Owls were listed as 8.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Owls at No. 99 and the 49ers at No. 81 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 73-71 result in favor of the Owls.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Temple's No. 126-ranked offense, averaging 69.4 PPG, against a 49ers defense that ranks No. 107 at 63.4 PPG. The Owls field goal percentage has averaged 41.5% so far, less than the 49ers marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.

Defensively, Charlotte features the nation's No. 139-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.9 points per game. Temple, meanwhile, comes in at No. 149 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Charlotte, they were a 66-65 winner as they battled Massachusetts at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite. The 49ers grabbed a 66-65 win over the Minutemen on Saturday, behind a 12-point effort from E. Victor Nickerson at Dale F. Halton Arena.

Temple lost its last outing, a 70-69 result against Saint Joseph's on February 2. They covered in that game as a 3-point underdog. Khalif Wyatt was dynamite, scoring 34 points and adding 2 rebounds but Saint Joseph's still won, 70-69, over Temple on Saturday at Hagan Arena.

Charlotte 49ers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Virginia Commonwealth are 1-0
After playing Massachusetts are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

Temple Owls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Dayton are 7-3
After playing Saint Joseph's are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few 49ers at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte's last 5 games when playing on the road against Temple
Charlotte is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Charlotte is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Temple
Charlotte is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Temple
Temple is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte
Temple is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Charlotte
Temple is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Temple's last 5 games

Next up:
Charlotte home to Virginia Commonwealth, Saturday, February 9
Temple at Dayton, Saturday, February 9