Oklahoma Sooners visit Texas-Arlington Mavericks in college basketball clash
Oklahoma Sooners vs Texas-Arlington Mavericks Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on College Park Center Friday as host Texas-Arlington looks to handle the Oklahoma Sooners in NCAA hoops action.
This season, the Mavericks are 1-0 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Sooners are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Texas-Arlington boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and Oklahoma is 0-0.
Bettors looking to side with Texas-Arlington in this one found them as 3.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 38-rated Mavericks and the No. 129-ranked Sooners, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 98-66 result in favor of the Sooners.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas-Arlington's No. 268-ranked offense, averaging 62 PPG, against a Sooners defense that ranks No. 25 at 51 PPG. The Mavericks field goal percentage has averaged 37.3% so far, less than the Sooners marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.1% per game.
Defensively, Oklahoma features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Texas-Arlington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 287 nationally in scoring at home.
Oklahoma was an 85-51 winner in their most recent outing at home against Louisiana-Monroe. They covered the 23.5-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Sooners and Warhawks didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Louisiana-Monroe was handed an 85-51 defeat on Sunday at Lloyd Noble Center.
Texas-Arlington was a 62-60 winner in their most recent outing on the road against CS Bakersfield. The Mavericks got 15 points from Jamel Outler as Texas-Arlington ran past CS Bakersfield 62-60 on Friday at Rabobank Arena.
Oklahoma Sooners Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
Before playing Texas El Paso are 1-0
After playing Louisiana-Monroe are 0-1
After a win are 4-6
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Samford are 0-4
After a win are 7-3
A few Sooners at Mavericks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma's last 6 games on the road
Oklahoma is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Oklahoma is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Texas-Arlington is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home
Texas-Arlington is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
Oklahoma home to Texas El Paso, Thursday, November 22
Texas-Arlington at Samford, Saturday, November 24