Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs San Jose State Spartans Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Texas-Arlington when they take on the San Jose State Spartans on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
The Spartans are 9-10 so far on the season, and 7-8-1 ATS vs. the number. The Mavericks, meanwhile, are 9-8 and 7-6-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen San Jose State go 5-10 and the Mavericks go 4-8 on the totals.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Spartans installed as 2.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Spartans at No. 127 and the Mavericks at No. 95 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 65-62 result in favor of the Mavericks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mavericks rank No. 29 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.2 per game. That compares with San Jose State’s No. 64 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where San Jose State is college basketball's No. 266-ranked team at 5.1 per game, while the Mavericks rate No. 284 with 4.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas-Arlington owns the country's No. 60-rated mark, allowing 64 points per game on the highway. San Jose State, on the other hand, rates No. 250 in scoring at home.
Texas-Arlington was a 74-68 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Utah State. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Mavericks grabbed a 74-68 win over the Aggies on Thursday, behind a 14-point effort from Karol Gruszecki at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum.
In their last action, San Jose State was a 76-54 loser at home against Louisiana Tech. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. San Jose State was run off the court by the Bulldogs on Thursday as Louisiana Tech routed them 76-54 at The Event Center.
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Louisiana Tech are 1-2
After playing Utah State are 1-0
After a win are 3-7
San Jose State Spartans Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Seattle are 3-1
After playing Louisiana Tech are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
A few Mavericks at Spartans trends to consider:
Texas-Arlington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
San Jose State is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
San Jose State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Texas-Arlington at Louisiana Tech, Saturday, February 2
San Jose State at Seattle, Thursday, January 31