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Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Appalachian State Mountaineers College Basketball Betting Preview

Texas-Arlington Mavericks will go to the free throw line vs Appalachian State Mountaineers on Thursday, hoping to boost its 11-2 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Appalachian State Mountaineers as 13.5-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Appalachian State Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas-Arlington Mavericks will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Thursday; they are 10-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Appalachian State Mountaineers are 6-4 ATS. Texas-Arlington Mavericks are 7-4 on betting the total; Appalachian State Mountaineers are 5-5.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Appalachian State Mountaineers rated this week at No. 256 and the Texas-Arlington Mavericks sitting at No. 17.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Appalachian State has the nation's No. 232-rated offensive output, at 66.69 PPG. The visiting Texas-Arlington Mavericks defense ranks No. 52 allowing on average 65.38 PPG. The Mountaineers FG% has averaged 39.51% so far, less than the Appalachian State Mavericks marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.67% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas-Arlington cruised to victory on Saturday, running Georgia Southern out of the gym and running up a 92-72 score at College Park Center.

The Mountaineers were hammered by Louisiana-Lafayette on Saturday, losing by a 79-58 final at Cajundome in college basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Texas-Arlington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas-Arlington is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas-Arlington is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas-Arlington's last 8 games on the road
  • Appalachian State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Appalachian State's last 5 games

Next Betting Matchups

Texas-Arlington at Troy, Thursday, January 14th
Appalachian State at Texas State, Saturday, January 9th