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Saint Louis Billikens host North Texas Mean Green in college basketball action

North Texas Mean GreenSaint Louis Billikens
Dec 5, 8:00 PM | Chaifetz Arena

North Texas Mean Green vs Saint Louis Billikens Odds

3-5TEAM RECORD4-3

The Saint Louis Billikens will be trying to slam the North Texas Mean Green on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Chaifetz Arena in college betting action.

This season, the Billikens are 4-3 overall and 2-4 ATS ATS, while the Mean Green are 3-5 and 2-4 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Saint Louis boasts a 1-3 on the OU, and North Texas is 1-2.

View North Texas vs Saint Louis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Billikens were listed as 13-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 210-rated North Texas taking on the No. 193-rated Billikens in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 70-66 win for the Billikens on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Saint Louis has the nation's No. 243-rated offensive output, at 64.4 PPG. The visiting Mean Green defense ranks No. 239 allowing on average 69.4 PPG. The Billikens FG% has averaged 45.6% so far, more than the Mean Green marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.2% per game.

Defensively, North Texas features the nation's No. 178-rated defense on the road, allowing 70 points per game. Saint Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 263 nationally in scoring at home.

North Texas was an 80-76 loser in its last match at home against Louisiana-Lafayette. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as favorites. The Mean Green endured an 80-76 loss at the hands of the Ragin Cajuns on Saturday, despite a 23-point effort from Chris Jones at The Super Pit.

Last time out for Saint Louis, they were a 62-49 winner as they battled Valparaiso at home. They covered in the match as a 6.5-point favorite. Dwayne Evans scored 17 points leading the Billikens to a 62-49 victory over Valparaiso at Chaifetz Arena on Sunday.

North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Jackson State are 2-2
After playing Louisiana-Lafayette are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Saint Louis Billikens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Tennessee-Martin are 1-1
After playing Valparaiso are 1-0
After a win are 4-6

A few Mean Green at Billikens trends to consider:
North Texas is 9-3-1 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
North Texas is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Saint Louis is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
Saint Louis is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
Saint Louis is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
North Texas home to Jackson State, Saturday, December 8
Saint Louis home to Tennessee-Martin, Saturday, December 15