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Temple vs. Elon line, predictions: Advanced computer college basketball model releases selections for Charleston Classic seventh-place game

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Sunday's Charleston Classic matchup between the Temple Owls vs. Elon Phoenix
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Teams looking to get back on track meet when the Temple Owls battle the Elon Phoenix in the seventh-place game of the 2021 Charleston Classic on Sunday. Tipoff is set for 10:30 a.m. ET from TD Arena in Charleston, S.C. Temple is favored by 4.5 points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 135 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball odds page). 

Before making any Temple vs. Elon picks, you NEED to check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of almost $2,100 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

The model knows the Phoenix have shown balance this season with four players averaging in double figures. Leading the way is junior guard Zac Ervin, who is averaging 14.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game. He is connecting on 40 percent of his 3-pointers and 88.2 percent of his free throws. Ervin scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds in 25 minutes of action against Ole Miss on Friday. It was his fourth consecutive 10-plus scoring night.

The model also knows Temple has not lost all three games of an in-season tournament since the 1976 Rainbow Classic. It is also the first time the Owls have played in a seventh-place game since the 2007 Puerto Rico Tip-Off Classic. Sophomore guard Khalif Battle continues to lead the team in scoring, averaging 17.8 points and 2.8 rebounds per game. Last year, Battle led the team in scoring at 15 points per game, while ranking second in rebounding at 6.4, and was named third-team All-American Athletic Conference.  

Now, it has set its sights on Temple vs. Elon. It is leaning Under on the total and it also says one side of the spread hits in well over 60 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college basketball picks.

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