Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners visit Denver Pioneers in college basketball clash
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Denver Pioneers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Denver vs Texas-San Antonio battle Sunday at Magness Arena as the Pioneers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Pioneers are 6-7 so far on the season, and 3-8 ATS vs. the number. The Roadrunners, meanwhile, are 4-9 and 3-3-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Denver go 4-5 and the Roadrunners go 4-1 on the totals.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Denver Pioneers as 16-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Pioneers - Roadrunners odds would favor the Pioneers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Denver is rated No. 249 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas-San Antonio is at No. 321. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 69-57 win for the Pioneers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Denver's No. 347-rated squad against Texas-San Antonio's No. 325-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Denver rates No. 47 in the country with 7.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 28 nationally with 8.3 per match.
Defensively, Texas-San Antonio features the nation's No. 254-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.4 points per game. Denver, meanwhile, comes in at No. 269 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas-San Antonio was an 82-62 loser in their most recent outing on the road against New Mexico State. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas-San Antonio was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by New Mexico State and falling by an 82-62 score at Pan American Center.
Denver was a 64-53 winner in their most recent outing at home against Texas State. They failed to cover the 18-point spread as favorites. The Pioneers got 15 points from Chris Udofia as Denver ran past Texas State 64-53 on Thursday at Magness Arena.
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 4-6
Before playing Texas-Arlington are 8-2
After playing New Mexico State are 2-1
After a loss are 4-6
Denver Pioneers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Roadrunners at Pioneers trends to consider:
Texas-San Antonio is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Denver is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Denver is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Texas-San Antonio home to Texas-Arlington, Thursday, January 10
Denver at Idaho, Thursday, January 10