Texas-Arlington Mavericks visit Oklahoma State Cowboys in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Oklahoma State Cowboys Odds
Oklahoma State looks to cover the Cowboys-Mavericks pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 8-1 mark when they host Texas-Arlington in college basketball wagering action.
Oklahoma State battles the Mavericks, currently sitting with a 5-2 mark (3-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-5 for the Cowboys and 0-2 for the Mavericks.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 32-rated Cowboys and the No. 87-ranked Mavericks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 77-70 result in favor of the Cowboys.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Mavericks is ranked No. 12 in NCAA hoops at 42.9 per game. Contrast that with Oklahoma State’s No. 40 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Oklahoma State is the No. 228-ranked team in the country at 5.6 per game, while Texas-Arlington rates No. 325 at 4 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas-Arlington owns the country's No. 28-rated mark, allowing 59.6 points per game on the highway. Oklahoma State, on the other hand, rates No. 170 in scoring at home.
Texas-Arlington was an 81-47 winner in its last match at home against Houston Baptist. The battle between the Mavericks and Huskies didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Houston Baptist was handed an 81-47 defeat on Thursday at College Park Center.
In their last action, Oklahoma State was a 91-63 winner at home against Central Arkansas. Oklahoma State cruised to victory on Sunday, running Central Arkansas out of the gym and running up a 91-63 score at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing New Mexico State are 1-2
After playing Houston Baptist are 4-2
After a win are 5-5
Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
After playing Central Arkansas are 1-0
After a win are 6-4
A few Mavericks at Cowboys trends to consider:
Texas-Arlington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oklahoma State is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Texas-Arlington home to New Mexico State, Saturday, December 29
Oklahoma State home to Tennessee Tech, Saturday, December 22