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Texas El Paso Miners host Memphis Tigers in college basketball action

Memphis TigersTexas El Paso Miners
Feb 26, 3:00 PM | Haskins Center

Memphis Tigers vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Tigers of Memphis hit the hard court against the Miners of Texas El Paso.

The Miners bring a 20-8 record (9-11-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 21-7 Tigers, who are 7-15-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Texas El Paso go 8-12-1 so far and the Tigers go 7-16.

View Memphis vs Texas El Paso Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Tigers are listed as 4-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 51-rated Miners and the No. 74-ranked Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-75 result in favor of the Miners.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas El Paso's No. 115 nationally ranked offense (71 points per game) against a Tigers defense that sits as the No. 202 at 68.8 PPG. The Miners have been averaging 46.2% from the field, more than the Tigers have managed so far this season (45.4% on average).

Defensively, Memphis features the nation's No. 256-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.3 points per game. Texas El Paso, meanwhile, comes in at No. 153 nationally in scoring at home.

Memphis was a 69-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Houston. They earned a push of the 11–point spread as favorites. Memphis earned a 69-58 victory over Houston on Tuesday, getting 16 points from Tarik Black at FedExForum.

Last time out for Texas El Paso, they were an 83-76 loser as they battled East Carolina on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 3-point favorite. Texas El Paso suffered an 83-76 loss against East Carolina on Wednesday, getting 22 points from Randy Culpepper in a losing effort at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing East Carolina are 8-1
After playing Houston are 10-0
After a win are 6-4

Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Marshall are 4-1
After playing East Carolina are 2-3
After a loss are 7-3

A few Tigers at Miners trends to consider:
Memphis is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 5 games when playing Memphis
Texas El Paso is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games
Texas El Paso is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing Memphis

Next up:
Memphis at East Carolina, Wednesday, March 2
Texas El Paso home to Marshall, Wednesday, March 2

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