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North Texas Mean Green home to Bearkats in NCAAB betting action

Sam Houston State BearkatsNorth Texas Mean Green
Dec 10, 8:00 PM | The Super Pit

Sam Houston State Bearkats vs North Texas Mean Green Odds


North Texas looks to cover the Mean Green-Bearkats pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 3-5 mark when they host Sam Houston State in college basketball action.

The Mean Green sport records of 3-5 and 4-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bearkats have 3-6 and 0-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-6 for the Mean Green and 1-2 for the Bearkats.

View Sam Houston State vs North Texas Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 45-ranked Mean Green and the No. 124-rated Bearkats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 63-57 win for the Mean Green on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Texas's No. 161-ranked offense, averaging 68.8 PPG, against a Bearkats defense that ranks No. 61 at 61 PPG. The Mean Green field goal percentage has averaged 39.2% so far, more than the Bearkats marksmen have achieved on the year, 38% per game.

Defensively, Sam Houston State features the nation's No. 61-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.6 points per game. North Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 22 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Sam Houston State was a 64-37 loser on the road against Texas A&M. Sam Houston State was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Texas A&M and falling by a 64-37 score at Reed Arena.

Last time out for North Texas, they were a 76-63 winner as they battled Loyola Marymount on the road. They covered in the match as a 11-point underdog. Chris Jones scored 22 points leading the Mean Green to a 76-63 victory over Loyola Marymount at Gersten Pavilion on Sunday.

North Texas Mean Green Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Jackson State are 1-2
After a win are 5-5

A few Bearkats at Mean Green trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Texas's last 5 games
North Texas is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
North Texas is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Sam Houston State home to Northern Arizona, Tuesday, December 20
North Texas home to Jackson State, Sunday, December 18