Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Texas State Bobcats Odds
Strahan Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Texas State Bobcats and the visiting Texas-Arlington Mavericks in college hoops action on Saturday.
The Bobcats sport records of 4-13 and 6-8 ATS heading into this battle, while the Mavericks have 7-6 and 5-4-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 4-6-1 for the Bobcats and 1-7 for the Mavericks.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Texas State sat as 2-point underdogs over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Bobcats at No. 281 and the Mavericks at No. 60 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-60 result in favor of the Mavericks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mavericks rank No. 19 in NCAA Division 1 with 41.2 per game. That compares with Texas State’s No. 216 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas State is college basketball's No. 152-ranked team at 6.3 per game, while the Mavericks rate No. 314 with 4.5 per game.
Defensively, Texas-Arlington features the nation's No. 46-rated defense on the road, allowing 62 points per game. Texas State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 194 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas-Arlington was a 75-67 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Texas-San Antonio. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas-Arlington earned a 75-67 victory over Texas-San Antonio on Thursday, getting 21 points from Jordan Reves at UTSA Convocation Center.
Texas State was an 84-67 loser in their most recent outing at home against Louisiana Tech. They failed to cover the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas State got 24 points from Joel Wright but lost anyway, 84-67, to Louisiana Tech on Thursday at Strahan Coliseum.
Texas-Arlington Mavericks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Texas-San Antonio are 8-2
After a win are 4-6
Texas State Bobcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Texas-San Antonio are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8
A few Mavericks at Bobcats trends to consider:
Texas-Arlington is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Texas-Arlington is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games when playing on the road against Texas State
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas State's last 5 games
Texas State is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Texas-Arlington
Texas State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Texas State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas-Arlington
Texas-Arlington home to Seattle, Thursday, January 17
Texas State at Texas-San Antonio, Saturday, January 19