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College Basketball Betting - La Salle Explorers Temple Owls Odds

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Wednesday when the La Salle Explorers try to run the Temple Owls off the court at Palestra in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Temple Owls were listed as -9.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Temple Owls vs La Salle Explorers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The La Salle Explorers are 5-10 so far on the season, and 4-8 ATS vs the number. The Temple Owls, meanwhile, are 9-7 and 9-6 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen La Salle go 6-6 and the Temple Owls go 9-6 on betting totals.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 311-ranked La Salle Explorers and the No. 107-rated Temple Owls in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Temple is ranked No. 105 in NCAA basketball at 37.69 per game. Contrast that with La Salle's No. 249 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, La Salle is the No. 59-ranked team in the country at 8.13 per game, while Temple rates No. 113 at 7.38 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Owls grabbed a 67-65 win over the Bearcats on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Quenton DeCosey at Liacouras Center.

Jordan Price scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Explorers to a win (they lost 73-62 to Rhode Island at Thomas M. Ryan Center on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • Temple is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Temple is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Temple is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing La Salle
  • Temple is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games when playing La Salle
  • La Salle is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • La Salle is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Temple
  • La Salle is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games when playing Temple

Next Betting Matchups

Temple home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, January 23rd
La Salle at Saint Joseph's, Saturday, January 23rd