Virginia Cavaliers host North Texas Mean Green in college basketball action
North Texas Mean Green vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds
The Virginia Cavaliers will hit the floor running against the visiting North Texas Mean Green Tuesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
Virginia will face the 3-2 Mean Green, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Cavaliers are 1-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Mean Green are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Cavaliers at No. 109 and the Mean Green at No. 52 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 74-69 result in favor of the Cavaliers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Virginia's No. 267 nationally ranked offense (62.4 points per game) against a Mean Green defense that sits as the No. 153 at 64.6 PPG. The Cavaliers have been averaging 42.9% from the field, more than the Mean Green have managed so far this season (41.6% on average).
Defensively, North Texas features the nation's No. 135-rated defense on the road, allowing 65 points per game. Virginia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 273 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for North Texas, they were an 80-66 winner as they battled IUPUI at home. They covered in the match as a 9-point favorite. North Texas earned an 80-66 victory over IUPUI on Monday, getting 21 points from Tony Mitchell at John Paul Jones Arena.
Last time out for Virginia, they were a 63-44 winner as they battled Lamar at home. They covered in the match as a 18-point favorite. Joe Harris scored 17 points leading the Cavaliers to a 63-44 victory over Lamar at John Paul Jones Arena on Monday.
North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Texas-Arlington are 5-3
After a win are 4-6
Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing Wisconsin are 0-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Mean Green at Cavaliers trends to consider:
North Texas is 9-2-1 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
Virginia is 15-5 SU in its last 20 games at home
Virginia is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Virginia is 2-6-1 ATS in its last 9 games
North Texas home to Texas-Arlington, Wednesday, November 28
Virginia at Wisconsin, Wednesday, November 28