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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


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.

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