Planning on watching today's Panthers and Roadrunners game? Catch the action at UTSA Convocation Center in San Antonio, TX, as the Roadrunners hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 149 points, and the Roadrunners are favored to win at home against the Panthers.

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M PANTHERS VS UTSA ROADRUNNERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UTSA Roadrunners -3.5

This game will be played at UTSA Convocation Center at 8:00 ET on Thursday, December 28th.

WHY BET THE UTSA ROADRUNNERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 78-66 in favor of the Roadrunners.
  • Not only will UTSA pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will Prairie View A&M Shock Everyone at UTSA Convocation Center?

As they approach their 12th game of the season, Prairie View A&M currently holds a 5-6 overall record. Looking at their last ten road games, which date back to last year, Prairie View A&M has gone 3-7. Prairie View A&M has a winning record against the spread, sitting at 5-4. However, in their last ten games, Prairie View A&M has yet to cover the spread, going 0-4.

In 11 games, Prairie View A&M comes in with an over/under mark of 4-5-0, with their games averaging 146.8 points per game. The Panthers have an over/under record of 0-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 139 points per game.

In contrast to their season average of 71.2 points per game, the Prairie View A&M had a below average performance. They scored 56 points against Rice and had a field goal percentage of 33.3%. The team's top scorer is Charles Smith IV, who enters today's matchup with an average of 13.2, while Chris Felix Jr. also carries a PPG average of 11 into the game.

Currently, the Panthers' defense holds the 188th rank in the nation, allowing 72.9 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 4.2 threes per game vs. UTSA. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 23.6%.

Can UTSA Pull Out the Win as Home Favorites?

The Prairie View A&M Panthers come into their game against Prairie View A&M with a 5-7 overall record. In their previous five home games, UTSA has a 3-2 record, including last year. UTSA has an ATS record of 3-7, which is below .500. At home this season, UTSA is 2-2 ATS, while in their last ten home games, they are 4-5 ATS.

After 12 games, UTSA has an over/under record of 7-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 159.2 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Roadrunners' over/under record is 1-2, with their games averaging 141 points per game.

Compared to their season average of 76.7 points per game, UTSA struggled in their previous game. Against Oregon State, the Roadrunners scored 65 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 43.3%. Leading UTSA in scoring vs. Oregon State was Jordan Ivy-Curry with his 11 points. Carlton Linguard Jr. also added 10 points for the Roadrunners.

Facing Prairie View A&M, UTSA aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 78.2 points allowed per game (249th). So far, the UTSA defense is giving up an average of 10.7 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11 times per game (429th).