Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Idaho Vandals Odds
Idaho will look to improve on its 9-14 record on Thursday when they host Texas-Arlington in NCAA basketball odds action at Cowan Spectrum.
The Vandals currently sports a 9-14 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-11-1 ATS. The Mavericks are 12-9 and 9-8-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Vandals produce a 12-6-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Mavericks have gone 5-11 against the number.
Bettors looking to go with the Vandals in this one found them listed as 2.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Mavericks was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 163-ranked Vandals and the No. 59-rated Mavericks in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 67-65 win for the Mavericks on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mavericks rank No. 14 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.9 per game. That compares with Idaho’s No. 176 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Idaho is college basketball's No. 167-ranked team at 6.2 per game, while the Mavericks rate No. 288 with 5 per game.
Defensively, Texas-Arlington features the nation's No. 42-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.5 points per game. Idaho, meanwhile, comes in at No. 193 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Texas-Arlington was a 68-63 winner at home against Texas-San Antonio. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Kevin Butler scored 17 points leading the Mavericks to a 68-63 victory over Texas-San Antonio at College Park Center on Saturday.
Idaho lost its last outing, a 74-58 result against Denver on February 9. They failed to cover in that game as a 13.5-point underdog. Idaho suffered a 74-58 loss against Denver on Saturday, getting 14 points from Mike McChristian in a losing effort at Magness Arena.
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Seattle are 1-0
After playing Texas-San Antonio are 9-1
After a win are 5-5
Idaho Vandals Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Louisiana Tech are 4-6
After playing Denver are 0-1
After a loss are 6-4
A few Mavericks at Vandals trends to consider:
Texas-Arlington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Idaho's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Idaho's last 5 games at home
Idaho is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Idaho is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
Texas-Arlington at Seattle, Saturday, February 16
Idaho home to Louisiana Tech, Saturday, February 16