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Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Arkansas-Little Rock TrojansTexas-Arlington Mavericks
6-7January 04, 2014, 06:00 | College Park Center5-8

A key college battle sees the visiting Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans travelling to Texas-Arlington Saturday to take on the Mavericks.

This season, the Mavericks are 5-8 overall and 4-4 ATS, while the Trojans are 6-7 and 3-5 ATS. As for the totals, Texas-Arlington boasts a 4-4 on the OU, and Arkansas-Little Rock is 1-6.

View Arkansas-Little Rock Trojans vs Texas-Arlington Mavericks Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Trojans were listed as 7.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mavericks at No. 221 and the Trojans at No. 298 heading into this contest.

Arkansas-Little Rock won its last outing, a 63-59 result against Texas State on January 2. They covered in that game as a 3-point underdog. Arkansas-Little Rock earned a 63-59 victory over Texas State on Thursday, getting 20 points from Will Neighbour at Strahan Coliseum.

Texas-Arlington lost its last outing, an 82-66 result against Arkansas State on January 2. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point favorite. Texas-Arlington got 28 points from Reger Dowell on the way to an 82-66 loss against Arkansas State on Thursday at College Park Center.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Trojans is ranked No. 107 in NCAA hoops at 37.15 per game. Contrast that with Texas-Arlington’s No. 70 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas-Arlington is the No. 10-ranked team in the country at 8.85 per game, while Arkansas-Little Rock rates No. 153 at 5.77 per game.

A few Trojans at Mavericks trends to consider:
Arkansas-Little Rock is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Texas-Arlington is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
Texas-Arlington is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next up:
Arkansas-Little Rock home to South Alabama, Thursday, January 9th
Texas-Arlington at Louisiana-Monroe, Thursday, January 9th