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Vanderbilt Commodores visit Texas Longhorns in college basketball clash

Vanderbilt Commodores Texas Longhorns
4-2 December 02, 2013, 09:00 | Frank Erwin Center 6-1



The visiting Vanderbilt Commodores hope to send their backers to the pay window on Monday as they look to cover the spread at Frank Erwin Center against the Texas Longhorns.

The Commodores will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 2-2-1 ATS against the number this season, while the Longhorns are 3-1 ATS. Vanderbilt is 2-3 on the totals; Texas is 1-3.

View Vanderbilt Commodores vs Texas Longhorns Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to go with the Longhorns in this one found them listed as -7-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Commodores was expected to move the line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 165-rated Vanderbilt taking on the No. 72-rated Longhorns in this contest.

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Vanderbilt was a 77-68 winner in their most recent outing at home against Loyola Marymount. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites. The Commodores got 20 points from Kyle Fuller as Vanderbilt ran past Loyola Marymount 77-68 on Monday at Virgin Islands Sport & Fitness Center.

Texas won its last outing, a 72-69 result against Texas-Arlington on November 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 15.5-point favorite. The Longhorns got a 23-point performance from Demarcus Holland, who added 11 rebounds, as Texas ran past Texas-Arlington 72-69 on Friday at Frank Erwin Center.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Commodores is ranked No. 105 in NCAA hoops at 37.67 per game. Contrast that with Texas’s No. 19 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas is the No. 182-ranked team in the country at 5.29 per game, while Vanderbilt rates No. 147 at 5.83 per game.

Next up:
Vanderbilt home to Marshall, Thursday, December 5th
Texas at Temple, Saturday, December 7th