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Cowboys visit Texas-Arlington Mavericks in college basketball clash

McNeese State CowboysTexas-Arlington Mavericks
March 8, 9:30 PM | Merrell Center

McNeese State Cowboys vs Texas-Arlington Mavericks Odds

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Merrell Center features an NCAAB clash between the host Texas-Arlington Mavericks and the visiting McNeese State Cowboys in college hoops action on Thursday.

This game is part of the Southland Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. Merrell Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

The Mavericks are 24-7 so far on the season, and 4-1 ATS vs. the number. The Cowboys, meanwhile, are 16-14 and 2-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Texas-Arlington go 3-2 and the Cowboys go 1-1 on the totals.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 25 (Mavericks) and the No. 80 (Cowboys) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-70 result in favor of the Mavericks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Texas-Arlington's No. 12-rated squad against McNeese State's No. 73-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Texas-Arlington rates No. 95 in the country with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 282 nationally with 5 per match.

Defensively, McNeese State features the nation's No. 160-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.1 points per game. Texas-Arlington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 28 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, McNeese State was a 78-74 winner at home against Texas-San Antonio. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. The Cowboys grabbed a 78-74 win over the Roadrunners on Wednesday, behind an 18 -point effort from Dontae Cannon at Merrell Center.

Texas-Arlington was a 96-48 winner in its last match at home against Nicholls State. They covered the 14-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Mavericks and Colonels didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Nicholls State was handed a 96-48 defeat on Wednesday at Merrell Center.

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