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Utah State Aggies vs Texas-Arlington Mavericks Odds
The visiting Utah State Aggies hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at College Park Center against the Texas-Arlington Mavericks.
Texas-Arlington will face the 19-8 Aggies, who own a 11-12-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Mavericks are 8-12 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Aggies are 11-9 favoring the OVER.
The Aggies were listed as 2-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Mavericks sit at No. 52 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Aggies sit at No. 68 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Aggies will win this game 70-67.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas-Arlington's No. 266-ranked offense, averaging 63.7 PPG, against a Aggies defense that ranks No. 103 at 63.5 PPG. The Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 40.6% so far, less than the Aggies marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.3% per game.
Defensively, Utah State features the nation's No. 52-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.6 points per game. Texas-Arlington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 319 nationally in scoring at home.
Utah State lost its last outing, an 84-61 result against Louisiana Tech on February 28. They failed to cover in that game as a 7-point underdog. Utah State was run off the court by the Bulldogs on Thursday as Louisiana Tech routed them 84-61 at Thomas Center.
Texas-Arlington won its last outing, an 81-74 result against San Jose State on February 28. They failed to cover in that game as a 12-point favorite. The Mavericks grabbed an 81-74 win over the Spartans on Thursday, behind a 15-point effort from Jamel Outler at College Park Center.
Utah State Aggies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Texas State are 1-0
After playing Louisiana Tech are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Denver are 2-0
After playing San Jose State are 0-1
After a win are 6-4
A few Aggies at Mavericks trends to consider:
Utah State is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
Texas-Arlington is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Texas-Arlington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Utah State home to Texas State, Thursday, March 7
Texas-Arlington at Denver, Thursday, March 7