College Insider Tournament - Oral Roberts Golden Eagles face Texas-Arlington Mavericks: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles vs Texas-Arlington Mavericks Odds
The Texas-Arlington Mavericks will hit the floor running against the visiting Oral Roberts Golden Eagles Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Mavericks sport records of 19-13 and 15-12-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Golden Eagles have 18-14 and 2-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 11-15 for the Mavericks and 1-3 for the Golden Eagles.
Bettors looking to go with the Mavericks in this one found them listed as 5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Golden Eagles was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mavericks at No. 63 and the Golden Eagles at No. 101 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 70-67 result in favor of the Golden Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Golden Eagles is ranked No. 122 in NCAA hoops at 35.7 per game. Contrast that with Texas-Arlington’s No. 33 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas-Arlington is the No. 227-ranked team in the country at 5.7 per game, while Oral Roberts rates No. 306 at 4.8 per game.
Defensively, Oral Roberts features the nation's No. 150-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.6 points per game. Texas-Arlington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 310 nationally in scoring at home.
Oral Roberts was a 58-55 loser in their most recent outing at home against Sam Houston State. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Oral Roberts suffered a 58-55 loss against Sam Houston State on Thursday, getting 19 points from Warren Niles in a losing effort at Merrell Center.
Last time out for Texas-Arlington, they were a 64-55 loser as they battled New Mexico State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point underdog. Texas-Arlington got 13 points from Kevin Butler but lost anyway, 64-55, to New Mexico State on Saturday at Orleans Arena.
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
After playing New Mexico State are 3-3
After a loss are 6-4
A few Golden Eagles at Mavericks trends to consider:
Texas-Arlington is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games