Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners vs Texas-Arlington Mavericks Odds
Orleans Arena will host Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs. Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners action on Friday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
It's a game in the WAC Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. The game is being played at Orleans Arena, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Mavericks are 18-12 so far on the season, and 14-11-1 ATS vs. the number. The Roadrunners, meanwhile, are 10-21 and 12-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Texas-Arlington go 11-13 and the Roadrunners go 12-9-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 57 (Mavericks) and the No. 335 (Roadrunners) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 66-60 result in favor of the Mavericks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas-Arlington has the nation's No. 273-rated offensive output, at 63.4 PPG. The visiting Roadrunners defense ranks No. 249 allowing on average 69.5 PPG. The Mavericks FG% has averaged 40.5% so far, more than the Roadrunners marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.2% per game.
Defensively, Texas-San Antonio features the nation's No. 222-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.4 points per game. Texas-Arlington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 318 nationally in scoring at home.
Texas-San Antonio was a 73-67 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Louisiana Tech. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Texas-San Antonio got 26 points and 13 rebounds from Kannon Burrage en route to a 73-67 victory over Louisiana Tech on Thursday at Orleans Arena.
In their last action, Texas-Arlington was an 83-78 winner on the road against Utah State. They covered the 3-point spread as underdogs. Utah State suffered an 83-78 loss against Texas-Arlington on Thursday, getting 20 points from Jarred Shaw in a losing effort at Orleans Arena.