Temple vs South Florida: AAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 9 seed Temple Owls (5-10) are  favorites to win and move closer to a guaranteed berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket against the No. 8 seed South Florida Bulls (8-12) in the AAC Tournament Thursday at Dickies Arena, starting at 12:00 PM ET on ESPNU.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Temple Betting Information

  • Temple is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-6-1.
  • The Owls are 0-2 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2-point favorite.
  • Temple and its opponents have gone over the set over/under in 7 of 14 games this season (50%).
  • The Bulls fell victim to the Owls 80-63 on Saturday in each team’s last contest. Michael Durr led the Bulls with 18 points, and Khalif Battle scored 22 points to lead the Owls. The Owls covered the 11.5-point line, and the game went over the 136.5-point over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Temple Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Khalif Battle 10 14.7 6.0 2.1 0.3 0.0 2.1
Damian Dunn 12 13.6 4.3 2.3 0.4 0.0 0.4
Jake Forrester 15 9.5 6.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.0
Jeremiah Williams 15 9.3 3.6 4.3 1.3 0.3 0.7
De’Vondre Perry 15 7.7 4.7 1.0 0.7 0.5 1.1

South Florida Betting Information

  • With a 5-13 record ATS, South Florida has not consistently covered the spread this season.
  • When they play as at least a 2-point underdog, the Bulls often have trouble covering with only a 0-4 record against the spread.
  • South Florida and its opponents have typically hit the over this season, doing so in 61.1% (11) of its 18 games played.
  • The Bulls fell victim to the Owls 80-63 on Saturday in each team’s last contest. Durr led the Bulls with 18 points, and Battle scored 22 points to lead the Owls. The Owls covered the 11.5-point line, and the game went over the 136.5-point over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

South Florida Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
David Collins 20 12.2 3.5 3.5 1.4 0.3 0.9
Alexis Yetna 16 9.5 7.3 0.8 0.4 0.6 1.1
Caleb Murphy 19 8.8 2.4 2.8 0.8 0.2 0.3
Michael Durr 17 8.4 7.4 0.4 0.6 0.8 0.2
Xavier Castaneda 18 8.4 2.2 2.6 0.5 0.1 1.2

Total Facts

  • In Temple’s matchups this season, the Owls and their opponents have gone over Thursday’s over/under of 132.5 points eight times (53.3% of opportunities).
  • 12 South Florida games this year (60% of its matchups) finished with a final total greater than Thursday’s point total of 132.5 points.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 132.5 is 1.6 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Owls (65.5 points per game) and the Bulls (65.4 points per game).
  • This game’s point total is 7.6 fewer points than the 140.1 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Owls games is 134 points, 1.5 more than the over/under of 132.5 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this contest is 4.5 points fewer than the average over/under in Bulls games this season (137 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/24/2021 South Florida South Florida -5 134.5 -225 +180 Regular Season 65-47 TEMPLE
2/21/2021 South Florida Temple -1.5 132.5 -125 +103 Regular Season 83-76 USF
3/1/2020 Temple Temple -4 128 -188 +150 Regular Season 64-58 USF
2/16/2019 N/A South Florida N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-69 TEMPLE
1/12/2019 N/A Temple N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 82-80 TEMPLE

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