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Texas Longhorns take on Rams in NCAA Basketball Betting

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between VCU and Texas on Tuesday, with the host Rams trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas Longhorns opened as -4.5-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 Longhorns vs VCU Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

VCU Rams battles the Texas Longhorns, currently sitting with a 5-2 mark (2-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 5-3 for the VCU Rams and 2-2 for the Texas Longhorns.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 97-rated VCU Rams and the No. 203-ranked Texas Longhorns, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features VCU's No. 71-ranked scoring average of 81 PPG, against a Texas Longhorns defense rated No. 40 and allowing 63.29 PPG. The VCU Rams FG% has averaged 47.22% to date this season, more than the Texas Longhorns shooters have managed so far (46.62% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Texas cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Florida A&M out of the gym and running up a 82-58 score at Frank Erwin Center.

Justin Tillman scored 28 points leading the Rams to a 82-75 victory over Old Dominion at Siegel Center on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Texas is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Texas is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
  • VCU is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
  • VCU is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Michigan, Tuesday, December 12th
VCU at Seton Hall, Saturday, December 9th