Big AAC game taking place today
FORT WORTH, TX (TheSpread) – No. 21 Temple and SMU will jockey for position for the top spot in the AAC on Thursday night when the two meet at 7PM ET.
SMU is 21-5 on the season, 12-2 in the AAC, 14-2 at home and 11-9-3 against the spread. Temple is 19-7 on the season, 10-3 in the AAC, 6-3 on the road and 13-10 against the spread. SMU has won and covered the spread in two of its last three meetings with Temple, including a 60-55 road win over the Owls on Jan. 14. The two have hit the under in all three meetings.
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, SMU is favored at home, as the Mustangs are getting odds of -6.5 points against Temple tonight. The over/under total for the game has yet to be set.
Temple has won seven straight games entering tonight’s contest and the Owls have covered the spread in all seven wins. Temple has hit the over in two straight as well. SMU has won three straight and nine of its last 10, but the Mustangs are just 2-2-2 against the spread in their last six games while hitting the over in four straight.