Denver Pioneers visit Texas-Arlington Mavericks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Denver Pioneers vs Texas-Arlington Mavericks Odds
Denver travels to Texas-Arlington on Monday, hoping to boost its 4-7 record with a victory over the Mavericks.
The Mavericks sport records of 6-3 and 4-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Pioneers have 4-7 and 2-7 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-4 for the Mavericks and 4-3 for the Pioneers.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mavericks at No. 67 and the Pioneers at No. 246 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-64 result in favor of the Mavericks.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas-Arlington has the nation's No. 280-rated offensive output, at 62.8 PPG. The visiting Pioneers defense ranks No. 53 allowing on average 59.4 PPG. The Mavericks FG% has averaged 41.3% so far, less than the Pioneers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.4% per game.
Defensively, Denver features the nation's No. 120-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.2 points per game. Texas-Arlington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 230 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Denver, they were a 68-60 loser as they battled Louisiana Tech on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog. The Pioneers endured a 68-60 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Saturday, despite an 18 -point effort from Royce O'Neale at Thomas Center.
Last time out for Texas-Arlington, they were a 68-47 winner as they battled New Mexico State at home. They covered in the match as a 2-point underdog. The battle between the Mavericks and Aggies didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New Mexico State was handed a 68-47 defeat on Saturday at College Park Center.
Denver Pioneers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 4-4
After playing Louisiana Tech are 1-2
After a loss are 6-4
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-3
After playing New Mexico State are 2-2
After a win are 4-6
A few Pioneers at Mavericks trends to consider:
Denver is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Denver is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas-Arlington is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games at home
Texas-Arlington is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games
Denver home to Texas State, Thursday, January 3
Texas-Arlington home to Boise State, Wednesday, January 2