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Colonels visit Texas-Arlington Mavericks in college basketball clash

Nicholls State ColonelsTexas-Arlington Mavericks
March 7, 7:00 PM | Merrell Center

Nicholls State Colonels vs Texas-Arlington Mavericks Odds

10-19TEAM RECORD23-7

Texas-Arlington will look to improve on its 23-7 record on Wednesday when they host Nicholls State in NCAAB odds action at Merrell Center.

This game is part of the Southland Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. Merrell Center is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

Texas-Arlington will face the 10-19 Colonels, who own a 3-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Mavericks are 3-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Colonels are 3-2 favoring the OVER.

View Nicholls State vs Texas-Arlington Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Texas-Arlington in this one will find them as 18-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Mavericks, most recently No. 25 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Colonels, who rate No. 328 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 82-62 victory for the Mavericks.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Texas-Arlington's No. 16-rated squad against Nicholls State's No. 316-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Texas-Arlington rates No. 105 in the country with 6.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 115 nationally with 6.7 per match.

Defensively, Nicholls State features the nation's No. 341-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.5 points per game. Texas-Arlington, meanwhile, comes in at No. 37 nationally in scoring at home.

Nicholls State was a 68-58 loser in its last match at home against Southeastern Louisiana. The Colonels endured a 68-58 loss at the hands of the Lions on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Shane Rillieux at Stopher Gym.

Texas-Arlington was a 97-88 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Texas-San Antonio. LaMarcus Reed III was dynamite, scoring 31 points and adding 4 rebounds but Texas-San Antonio still won, 97-88, over Texas-Arlington on Saturday at UTSA Convocation Center.