NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Mavericks underdogs vs Mean Green at North Texas
Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs North Texas Mean Green Odds
The Texas-Arlington Mavericks will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Mean Green in North Texas at The Super Pit on Wednesday in college basketball action.
This season, the Mean Green are 3-3 overall and 2-2 ATS ATS, while the Mavericks are 2-1 and 2-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, North Texas boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Texas-Arlington is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Mean Green, most recently No. 104 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Mavericks, who rate No. 259 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 68-67 victory for the Mean Green.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature North Texas's No. 52-rated squad against Texas-Arlington's No. 23-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, North Texas rates No. 309 in the country with 4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 309 nationally with 4 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas-Arlington owns the country's No. 59-rated mark, allowing 59 points per game on the highway. North Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 116 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas-Arlington, they were a 65-58 winner as they battled Samford on the road. They covered in the match as a 3-point favorite. The Mavericks grabbed a 65-58 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, behind a 15-point effort from Kevin Butler at Pete Hanna Center.
North Texas was an 80-64 loser in its last match on the road against Virginia. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. North Texas got 16 points from Tony Mitchell but lost anyway, 80-64, to Virginia on Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena.
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Texas are 3-3
After playing Samford are 3-1
After a win are 6-4
North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Louisiana-Lafayette are 7-3
After a loss are 9-1
A few Mavericks at Mean Green trends to consider:
Texas-Arlington is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games on the road
North Texas is 14-6 SU in its last 20 games at home
North Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas-Arlington
Texas-Arlington at Texas, Saturday, December 1
North Texas home to Louisiana-Lafayette, Saturday, December 1