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Southern Methodist Mustangs Home to Temple Owls in NCAA Basketball Betting

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Southern Methodist and Temple on Wednesday, with the host Mustangs trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Southern Methodist sat as -8.5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Temple Owls vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Temple Owls will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Wednesday; they are 6-9 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Southern Methodist Mustangs are 5-6-1 ATS. Temple Owls are 8-7 on betting the total; Southern Methodist Mustangs are 6-6.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 16 (Southern Methodist) and the No. 194 (Temple) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Southern Methodist's No. 157-ranked scoring average of 74.06 PPG, against a Temple Owls defense rated No. 116 and allowing 70.47 PPG. The Southern Methodist Mustangs FG% has averaged 46.79% to date this season, more than the Temple Owls shooters have managed so far (43.28% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Temple was run off the court by the Knights on Sunday as Central Florida routed them 60-39 at CFE Arena.

The Mustangs were hammered by Cincinnati on Sunday, losing by a 76-56 final at BB in college basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Temple is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Temple is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Temple's last 6 games
  • Temple is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Southern Methodist is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Southern Methodist is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Methodist's last 6 games
  • Southern Methodist is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Temple home to Memphis, Saturday, January 13th
Southern Methodist at Wichita State, Wednesday, January 17th