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Texas El Paso Miners home to Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners in NCAA Basketball betting action

Texas-San Antonio RoadrunnersTexas El Paso Miners
6-11January 25, 2014, 04:00 | Don Haskins Center13-6

The Texas El Paso Miners will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners at Don Haskins Center in NCAA basketball action.

This season, the Miners are 13-6 overall and 10-3 ATS, while the Roadrunners are 6-11 and 3-6 ATS. As for the totals, Texas El Paso boasts a 4-9 on the OU, and Texas-San Antonio is 5-3.

View Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Texas El Paso Miners Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with Texas El Paso in this one found them as -15.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 78-rated Miners and the No. 340-ranked Roadrunners, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Texas-San Antonio was an 80-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Middle Tennessee. They failed to cover the 17-point spread as underdogs. Texas-San Antonio was run off the court by the Blue Raiders on Saturday as Middle Tennessee routed them 80-58 at Murphy Center.

Texas El Paso won its last outing, a 63-61 result against UAB on January 18. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Vince Hunter scored 18 points leading the Miners to a 63-61 victory over UAB at Bartow Arena on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas El Paso's No. 195-ranked offense, averaging 69 PPG, against a Roadrunners defense that ranks No. 248 at 78.71 PPG. The Miners field goal percentage has averaged 44.86% so far, more than the Roadrunners marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.66% per game.

A few Roadrunners at Miners trends to consider:
Texas-San Antonio is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games
Texas-San Antonio is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Texas El Paso is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas El Paso is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 5 games
Texas El Paso is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Texas-San Antonio home to Rice, Thursday, January 30th
Texas El Paso at Louisiana Tech, Thursday, January 30th