South Florida at Temple 3/6/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 03/05/2022 at 11:22 PM ET

South Florida at Temple 3/6/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

The South Florida Bulls will be on the road Sunday afternoon for a conference matchup in Philadelphia, PA against the Temple Owls. South Florida comes into Sunday 13 games below .500 as one of the worst teams in the conference after losing four of the last five games played including a nine point loss to Memphis last game out. Offensively South Florida shot the ball well making 43.1% of their shots to score 64 points but turned the ball over 16 times as a team leading to the loss.

Russel Tchewa led the way for the South Florida offense with 13 points on 6-7 shooting in 24 minutes on the floor Corey Walker Jr. chipped in 12 points and a team high 11 rebounds, while Caleb Murphy added eleven points as the third South Florida player in double figures.

The Temple Owls go back home Sunday five games above .500 after losing two of the last three games played including a 38 point blowout last Houston. Defensively Temple was obliterated as Houston courts 84 points on 53.1% shooting in 40 minutes of action.

Offensively this season Temple has been a below average team averaging only 66.7 points per game on 40% shooting from the floor. Damian Dunn leads the Temple offense scoring 14.7 points per game despite shooting only 38.5% from the floor. Jeremiah Williams is second on the team averaging 9.5 points and adds a team high 4.3 assists.

Temple is by far the better team in this matchup, and it will show from the opening tip. The Owls have a better and deeper roster that will overwhelm South Florida for the full 40 minutes on Sunday. Look for Temple to lean on their home crowd to close the season with a win and cover. Final Score Prediction, Temple wins and covers 76-62.

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