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Texas El Paso Miners Host the North Texas Mean Green in NCAA College Basketball Action

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the Texas El Paso Miners try to run the North Texas Mean Green off the court at Don Haskins Center in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The North Texas Mean Green were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

North Texas Mean Green vs Texas El Paso Miners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Texas El Paso Miners are 9-5 overall and 4-6 ATS, while the North Texas Mean Green are 6-8 and 2-7 ATS. As for the betting totals, Texas El Paso boasts a 5-5 on the OU, and North Texas is 5-4.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 252-ranked Texas El Paso Miners and the No. 327-rated North Texas Mean Green in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Texas El Paso's No. 126-ranked scoring average of 75.29 PPG, against a North Texas Mean Green defense rated No. 225 and allowing 77.79 PPG. The Texas El Paso Miners FG% has averaged 44.23% to date this season, less than the North Texas Mean Green shooters have managed so far (48.22% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Mean Green got 21 points from Ja'Michael Brown as North Texas ran past Texas-San Antonio 70-66 on Friday at UTSA Convocation Center.

The Miners grabbed a 61-60 win over the Owls on Friday, behind a 15-point effort from Lee Moore at Don Haskins Center.

Betting Trends
  • North Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • North Texas is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
  • North Texas is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Texas El Paso is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Texas home to Rice, Saturday, January 9th
Texas El Paso at Middle Tennessee, Thursday, January 7th