The UTEP Miners (3-6) will be at home in Don Haskins Center when they clash against the Incarnate Word Cardinals (5-3). Tip-off is scheduled for 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
Incarnate Word Cardinals at UTEP Miners Betting Preview
The last time the Cardinals played, they defeated the UMKC Kangaroos, 77-73. With 15 points and 11 rebounds, Shawn Johnson had a solid performance for Incarnate Word. Incarnate Word dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a phenomenal free throw rate of 0.345 (above their season average of 0.270) and a turnover percentage of 16.3 (worse than their season average of 16.0). For those same stats, UMKC was 0.088 and 18.1, respectively.
The Miners will look to keep it rolling after topping the Washington State Cougars in their last game, 76-69. With 21 points on 7-for-15 shooting, Keith Frazier was the games high scorer. The Miners made 21 of their 22 free throws (95.5 percent) and had a turnover percentage of 8.3 (better than their season average of 18.3).
Incarnate Word Cardinals vs. UTEP Miners Odds Prediction
Predictions: SU Winner – UTEP, ATS Winner – UTEP, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2016-Present):
- The Miners rank 172nd in rebounds per game (34.6) while the Cardinals rank 232nd in rebounds allowed per game (39.5).
- Incarnate Word ranks 27th in three pointers allowed per game (17.9) while UTEP ranks 227th (23.0).
- The Miners rank ninth in steals allowed per game (5.5) while the Cardinals rank 134th (6.9).
- UTEP ranks fourth in blocks allowed per game (1.9) while Incarnate Word ranks 117th (3.8).