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UMKC Kangaroos vs UTRGV Vaqueros NCAA College Hoops Odds

UTRGV looks to cover the Vaqueros-Kangaroos pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 10-14 mark when they host UMKC in college basketball betting action.

UMKC Kangaroos vs UTRGV Vaqueros Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UTRGV Vaqueros are 10-14 so far on the season, and 2-1 ATS vs the number. The UMKC Kangaroos, meanwhile, are 11-13 and 4-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen UTRGV go 2-1 and the UMKC Kangaroos go 6-5 on betting totals.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 333-ranked UTRGV Vaqueros and the No. 269-rated UMKC Kangaroos in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UTRGV has the nation's No. 39-rated offensive output, at 80.42 PPG. The visiting UMKC Kangaroos defense ranks No. 246 allowing on average 80.54 PPG. The Vaqueros FG% has averaged 43.78% so far, more than the UTRGV Kangaroos marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.44% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

UMKC cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Ottawa out of the gym and running up a 93-67 score at Municipal Auditorium.

Nick Dixon went off for 26 points and added 8 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Seattle handed UTRGV a 96-84 defeat at KeyArena.

Betting Trends
  • UMKC is 4-9 SU in its last 13 games
  • UMKC is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • UMKC is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing UTRGV
  • UTRGV is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • UTRGV is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • UTRGV is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing UMKC

Next Betting Matchups

UMKC home to Utah Valley, Thursday, February 9th
UTRGV at Grand Canyon, Thursday, February 9th