Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates 2/23/2020 Odds, Picks and Preview
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Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates 2/23/2020 – The East Carolina Pirates are on a three-game losing streak and they hope to stop the bleeding soon as they host the Temple Owls for their next game. This match will happen on Sunday, February 23 at 12:00 PM Eastern Time at the Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum in Greenville, North Carolina. ESPNU is the official broadcaster for this game and their feed will also show up in SofaScore. Coming to this match, the Temple Owls are seen as the team with the advantage by Basketball Betting Tips Over Under against the East Carolina Pirates.
Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates 2/23/2020
Temple Owls are currently sitting in the middle of the American Athletic Conference with a record of 14-12. They are coming off from a convincing victory but on the road, they have more losses than win with 4-5. Rose is the best scorer for the team as he does 16.3 points per game while he also contributes across the board with 4.8 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 2 steals per game. Pierre-Louise mans the paint with 11.8 points, 8.5 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 2 steals while Moore does 8.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists a night.
Players to watch: Q. Rose G (26 GP 33.3 MIN 16.3 PTS 4.8 REB 3.7 AST 2 STL 0.7 BLK 2.5 TO 37.9 FG% 78.1 FT% 25.8 3PT%), N. Pierre-Louis G (26 GP 32.7 MIN 11.8 PTS 8.5 REB 3.1 AST 2 STL 0.4 BLK 2.2 TO 41.7 FG% 66.9 FT% 25 3PT%), A. Moore II G (26 GP 31.4 MIN 8.7 PTS 3.1 REB 2.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 1.2 TO 38.4 FG% 87.5 FT% 39.9 3PT%).
East Carolina Pirates
The East Carolina Pirates sit at the second to the last in the American Athletic Conference with a 10-17 record. They have the best chances of winning at home as they secured eight victories in 14 contests. Gardner is the best player in the team as he does 19.9 points, 9.5 rebounds, 2 assists and a steal per game. Newton follows him up with 10.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.7 assists while Suggs does 8.9 points, 3.4 rebounds and 1.8 assists a night. This team needs to dig deep in their bench if they want to complete the upset over their opponents.
Players to Watch: J. Gardner F (27 GP 34.3 MIN 19.9 PTS 9.5 REB 2 AST 1 STL 0.5 BLK 2.6 TO 52.7 FG% 73 FT% 20 3PT%), T. Newton G (27 GP 28.9 MIN 10.2 PTS 4.5 REB 3.7 AST 1.1 STL 0.3 BLK 1.8 TO 38 FG% 80.4 FT% 32.2 3PT%), B. Suggs F (27 GP 23.1 MIN 8.9 PTS 3.4 REB 1.8 AST 0.9 STL 0.4 BLK 1.7 TO 45.6 FG% 79.8 FT% 29.2 3PT%).
Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates Betting Predictions
Temple is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
East Carolina Pirates
East Carolina is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games.
Temple Owls vs East Carolina Pirates Betting Picks
The Temple Owls hold the advantage in this game according to Best Sports Book. It should be a game that the Pirates will give them a challenge as this team transforms whenever they play at the Williams Arena.
Moneyline: It is -142 on the ML for the Temple Owls for this game while the Pirates are at +128 if they win at home.
Spread: This game has three points across the spread with the Owls owning the -3 while the Pirates are at +3.
Total: 139.5 points is given to this game for both teams to reach. Owls are the team going over and the Pirates are under.
Score Prediction: 72-68, Owls win.