Houston Baptist Huskies vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds
The Texas El Paso Miners will hit the floor running against the visiting Houston Baptist Huskies Monday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Supporters of the Huskies have watched them go 4-12 and 0-1 ATS on the year, while the Miners are at 8-6 and 7-6 ATS. In totals betting, the Miners are 7-4, while the Huskies have a 0-1 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Miners sit at No. 266 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Huskies sit at No. 269 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Miners will win this game 66-57.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Texas El Paso's No. 255-ranked scoring average of 64.1 PPG, against a Huskies defense rated No. 281 and allowing 71.4 PPG. The Miners FG% has averaged 45.6% to date this season, more than the Huskies shooters have managed so far (41% per game).
Defensively, Houston Baptist features the nation's No. 216-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.2 points per game. Texas El Paso, meanwhile, comes in at No. 245 nationally in scoring at home.
Houston Baptist was an 83-62 loser in its last match on the road against Utah Valley. Houston Baptist was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Utah Valley and falling by an 83-62 score at UCCU Center.
In their last action, Texas El Paso was a 74-63 winner at home against Marshall. They covered the 7-point spread as favorites. Konner Tucker scored 18 points leading the Miners to a 74-63 victory over Marshall at Haskins Center on Saturday.
Texas El Paso Miners Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Tulsa are 8-2
After playing Marshall are 7-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Huskies at Miners trends to consider:
Texas El Paso is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Texas El Paso is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Houston Baptist at Chicago State, Saturday, January 19
Texas El Paso at Tulsa, Wednesday, January 16