Troy Trojans vs North Texas Mean Green Odds
The North Texas Mean Green will try to pay off for their supporters on Thursday when they play host to the Troy Trojans at The Super Pit in NCAA basketball action.
The Mean Green are 5-9 so far on the season, and 3-6 ATS vs. the number. The Trojans, meanwhile, are 5-9 and 6-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen North Texas go 3-3 and the Trojans go 2-5 on the totals.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, North Texas sat as 12-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 177-rated Mean Green and the No. 296-ranked Trojans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 65-61 result in favor of the Mean Green.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature North Texas's No. 45-rated squad against Troy's No. 251-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, North Texas rates No. 343 in the country with 3.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 81 nationally with 7.2 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Troy owns the country's No. 138-rated mark, allowing 68.6 points per game on the highway. North Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 197 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Troy was a 61-54 loser at home against Florida Atlantic. They failed to cover the 4.5-point spread as favorites. Troy suffered a 61-54 loss against Florida Atlantic on Thursday, getting 18 points from Antoine Myers in a losing effort at Trojan Arena.
North Texas lost its last outing, a 75-57 result against Middle Tennessee on December 31. They failed to cover in that game as a 14-point underdog. The Mean Green endured a 75-57 loss at the hands of the Blue Raiders on Monday, despite a 15-point effort from Jordan Williams at Murphy Center.
Troy Trojans Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Arkansas-Little Rock are 4-5
After playing Florida Atlantic are 4-6
After a loss are 3-7
North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Louisiana-Monroe are 6-4
After playing Middle Tennessee are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
A few Trojans at Mean Green trends to consider:
Troy is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Troy is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against North Texas
Troy is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against North Texas
North Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Troy
North Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Troy
North Texas is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Troy home to Arkansas-Little Rock, Saturday, January 5
North Texas home to Louisiana-Monroe, Saturday, January 5