North Texas Mean Green vs Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Odds
North Texas pays a visit to Louisiana-Monroe on Thursday, hoping to send the Warhawks to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.
The Mean Green will look to vanquish their hosts on Thursday, as they are 9-12 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Warhawks are 9-9 ATS. North Texas is 9-9 against the total, while Louisiana-Monroe is 11-5 versus the number.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Warhawks installed as 3-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Warhawks sit at No. 338 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mean Green sit at No. 232 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Mean Green will win this game 64-55.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Louisiana-Monroe's No. 332-rated squad against North Texas's No. 87-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Louisiana-Monroe rates No. 187 in the country with 6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 343 nationally with 3.4 per match.
Defensively, North Texas features the nation's No. 244-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.5 points per game. Louisiana-Monroe, meanwhile, comes in at No. 332 nationally in scoring at home.
North Texas won its last outing, a 77-67 result against Florida International on February 9. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. The Mean Green grabbed a 77-67 win over the Golden Panthers on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Roger Franklin at The Super Pit.
Louisiana-Monroe was a 90-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Louisiana-Lafayette. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Louisiana-Monroe was crushed on Sunday, getting blown out by Louisiana-Lafayette and falling by a 90-66 score at Cajundome.
North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Troy are 7-3
After playing Florida International are 5-5
After a win are 4-6
Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Arkansas State are 1-9
After playing Louisiana-Lafayette are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Mean Green at Warhawks trends to consider:
North Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Louisiana-Monroe
North Texas is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Louisiana-Monroe
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Texas's last 6 games when playing on the road against Louisiana-Monroe
North Texas is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Louisiana-Monroe's last 6 games when playing at home against North Texas
Louisiana-Monroe is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
North Texas at Troy, Saturday, February 16
Louisiana-Monroe home to Arkansas State, Saturday, February 16