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SMU Mustangs vs Temple Owls: Don Best Odds & Insights for 12/30/2020

The SMU Mustangs (5-0) will try to extend a five-game win streak when they visit the Temple Owls (1-1) on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Liacouras Center as 7.5-point favorites. The contest airs at 2:00 PM ET on ESP+. The over/under is set at 137 in the matchup.

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SMU vs Temple Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
SMU -7.5 -110 -110 137 -110 -110 -350 280

SMU Leaders

  • The Mustangs points and assists leader is Kendric Davis. He scores 20.4 points per game and records 7.6 assists.
  • Feron Hunt paces the squad with 7.6 rebounds per game.
  • Davis is the top three-point shooter for the Mustangs, hitting 2.0 per game.
  • Davis leads the team with 2.2 steals per game. Hunt collects 1.4 blocks an outing to pace the Mustangs.

Temple Leaders

  • Sage Tolbert was solid last season with 9.6 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.
  • J.P. Moorman II dished out 1.6 assists per game.
  • De'Vondre Perry was prolific from the three-point line a season ago, knocking down 1.0 per game.
  • Tolbert racked up 0.8 steals and 0.7 blocks per game.

SMU vs Temple: Last 3 Meetings

The Owls have a 2-1 record in the last three matchups against the Mustangs. Neither team has an advantage against the spread in those head-to-head matchups. The Mustangs and the Owls have a 1-1 ATS record.

SMU vs Temple (Last 3 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/8/2020 SMU -1 137.5 -115 -109 Regular Season 97-90 TEMPLE
1/18/2020 SMU -5 134.5 -231 179 Regular Season 68-52 SMU
2/13/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-74 TEMPLE

Points Insights

  • Last year, the Mustangs recorded five more points per game (72.9) than the Owls allowed (67.9).
  • SMU put together an 11-0-1 record against the spread and a 17-5 record overall last season when totaling 67.9 points or more.
  • Temple finished with a record of 3-5 against the spread and 2-7 overall last season when giving up more than 72.9 points.
  • The Owls scored an average of 68.3 points per game last year, only 0.2 fewer points than the 68.5 the Mustangs gave up to opponents.
  • Temple went 10-5 overall and 8-0 against the spread when it scored more than 68.5 points last season.
  • SMU went 4-6-1 against the spread and 6-7 overall when it allowed more than 68.3 points last season.
  • The Mustangs out-scored their opponents by a total of 134 points last season (4.4 points per game on average), and the Owls put up just 13 more points than their opponents on the year (0.4 per game).

Rebounding Insights

  • The Mustangs and the Owls rebounded at a similar clip last season (34 and 34.1 boards per game, respectively).
  • The Owls were 9-3 against the spread when grabbing more boards than their opponents. The Mustangs were 3-6-1 when they lost the rebounding battle
  • The Mustangs averaged 10.4 offensive boards per game, outgaining the Owls by 2.5 rebounds per contest last season.
  • The Mustangs were 6-7-1 against the spread when grabbing more boards than their opponents. The Owls were 7-7 when they trail in offensive rebounding.
  • SMU recorded an average rebounding margin of +4.3 rebounds per game, and Temple averaged a margin of -0.7 rebounds.
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