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Texas-Arlington Mavericks visit Troy Trojans in NCAA College Basketball Betting

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Texas-Arlington Mavericks taking on the Troy Trojans Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Troy sat as 7-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Troy Trojans Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Troy Trojans are 5-10 so far on the season, and 6-7 ATS vs the number. The Texas-Arlington Mavericks, meanwhile, are 12-2 and 10-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Troy go 8-5 and the Texas-Arlington Mavericks go 7-5 on betting totals.

The Troy Trojans sit at No. 153 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Texas-Arlington Mavericks sit at No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Troy's No. 105 nationally ranked offense (76.13 points per game) against a Texas-Arlington Mavericks defense that sits as the No. 48 at 65.5 PPG. The Troy Trojans have been averaging 43.2% from the field, more than the Mavericks have managed so far this season (42.2% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas-Arlington got 14 points from Jalen Jones en route to a 71-67 victory over Appalachian State on Thursday at Holmes Convocation Center.

Wesley Person scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Trojans to a win (they lost 93-88 to Georgia Southern at Hanner Fieldhouse on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • Texas-Arlington is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas-Arlington is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas-Arlington is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Texas-Arlington's last 9 games on the road
  • Troy is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Troy's last 5 games
  • Troy is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas-Arlington at South Alabama, Saturday, January 16th
Troy at Texas State, Saturday, January 16th