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Texas-Arlington Mavericks Favored by -10 Point Spread Against the Bradley Braves on Friday

The Bradley Braves host Texas-Arlington on Friday, looking to build on their 5-5 mark against the 8-3 Mavericks in college basketball betting action at Carver Arena.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas-Arlington Mavericks opened as -10-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Bradley Braves Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Bradley Braves are 5-5 so far on the season, and 4-4 ATS vs the number. The Texas-Arlington Mavericks, meanwhile, are 8-3 and 5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Bradley go 5-3 and the Texas-Arlington Mavericks go 0-6 on betting totals.

The Braves - Mavericks odds would favor the Mavericks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Bradley is rated No. 275 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Texas-Arlington is at No. 57.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Bradley's No. 167 nationally ranked offense (73.1 points per game) against a Texas-Arlington Mavericks defense that sits as the No. 95 at 67.73 PPG. The Bradley Braves have been averaging 46.28% from the field, less than the Mavericks have managed so far this season (48.96% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas-Arlington got 15 points from Kevin Hervey en route to a 65-51 victory over Saint Mary's-California on Thursday at McKeon Pavilion.

The battle between the Braves and Cougars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Chicago State was handed a 83-48 defeat on Saturday at Carver Arena.

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 5 of Texas-Arlington's last 5 games on the road
  • Bradley is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games
  • Bradley is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas-Arlington at Loyola Marymount, Thursday, December 22nd
Bradley at Mississippi, Monday, December 19th