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Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Odds
College basketball wagering interest will be high on Thursday when the Mavericks of Texas-Arlington hit the hard court against the Roadrunners of Texas-San Antonio.
This season, the Roadrunners are 4-10 overall and 3-4-1 ATS ATS, while the Mavericks are 6-6 and 4-4-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Texas-San Antonio boasts a 5-1 on the OU, and Texas-Arlington is 0-7.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Roadrunners at No. 337 and the Mavericks at No. 60 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 63-55 result in favor of the Mavericks.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas-San Antonio's No. 257 nationally ranked offense (64.1 points per game) against a Mavericks defense that sits as the No. 28 at 57.8 PPG. The Roadrunners have been averaging 41.1% from the field, more than the Mavericks have managed so far this season (39.1% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas-Arlington owns the country's No. 34-rated mark, allowing 61.2 points per game on the highway. Texas-San Antonio, on the other hand, rates No. 291 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas-Arlington, they were a 55-52 loser as they battled Louisiana Tech at home. They earned a push in the match as a 3-point underdog. Texas-Arlington got 12 points from Jamel Outler but lost anyway, 55-52, to Louisiana Tech on Saturday at College Park Center.
In their last action, Texas-San Antonio was a 75-50 loser on the road against Denver. They failed to cover the 15.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas-San Antonio was run off the court by the Pioneers on Sunday as Denver routed them 75-50 at Magness Arena.
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Texas State are 8-2
After playing Louisiana Tech are 1-1
After a loss are 6-4
Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Louisiana Tech are 0-2
After a loss are 3-7
A few Mavericks at Roadrunners trends to consider:
Texas-Arlington is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Texas-Arlington is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Texas-San Antonio
Texas-San Antonio is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Texas-Arlington
Texas-San Antonio is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas-Arlington
Texas-San Antonio is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
Texas-San Antonio is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
Texas-Arlington at Texas State, Saturday, January 12
Texas-San Antonio home to Louisiana Tech, Saturday, January 12