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NCAAB Game Preview - Mean Green underdogs vs Longhorns at Texas

North Texas Mean GreenTexas Longhorns
Nov 29, 8:00 PM | Frank Erwin Center

North Texas Mean Green vs Texas Longhorns Odds


College hoops betting interest focuses on the Texas vs North Texas battle Tuesday at Frank Erwin Center as the Longhorns look to defend home court and cover the NCAAB point spread.

The Longhorns sport records of 3-2 and 0-3 ATS heading into this battle, while the Mean Green have 1-3 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-1 for the Longhorns and 0-2 for the Mean Green.

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Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Mean Green listed as 19.5-point underdogs

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 138-ranked Longhorns and the No. 90-rated Mean Green in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 84-66 win for the Longhorns on Tuesday.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Mean Green is ranked No. 152 in NCAA hoops at 36.5 per game. Contrast that with Texas’s No. 103 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas is the No. 94-ranked team in the country at 7.2 per game, while North Texas rates No. 225 at 5.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, North Texas owns the country's No. 314-rated mark, allowing 82.7 points per game on the highway. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 107 in scoring at home.

Last time out for North Texas, they were an 82-59 loser as they battled Mississippi State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 18.5-point underdog. North Texas was run off the court by the Bulldogs on Sunday as Mississippi State routed them 82-59 at Humphrey Coliseum.

Texas won its last outing, a 56-40 result against Sam Houston State on November 26. The Longhorns grabbed a 56-40 win over the Bearkats on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Jonathan Holmes at Frank Erwin Center.

North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 0-10
After a loss are 4-6

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing UCLA are 2-0
After playing Sam Houston State are 2-0
After a win are 5-5

A few Mean Green at Longhorns trends to consider:
North Texas is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Texas is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home
Texas is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
North Texas home to La Sierra, Friday, December 2
Texas at UCLA, Saturday, December 3