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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors UAB Blazers in Battle with North Texas Mean Green

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on The Super Pit Thursday as the North Texas Mean Green look to beat the odds vs the UAB Blazers in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The North Texas Mean Green were listed as 4.5-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

UAB Blazers vs North Texas Mean Green Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The North Texas Mean Green bring a 6-8 record (3-5 ATS) to this tilt against the 7-7 Blazers, who are 2-7 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed North Texas go 3-5 so far and the UAB Blazers go 3-6.

The North Texas Mean Green sit at No. 278 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the UAB Blazers sit at No. 270 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and North Texas has the nation's No. 238-rated offensive output, at 67.43 PPG. The visiting UAB Blazers defense ranks No. 124 allowing on average 70.29 PPG. The Mean Green FG% has averaged 40.94% so far, less than the North Texas Blazers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.84% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blazers endured a 60-49 loss at the hands of the Blue Raiders on Sunday, despite a 11-point effort from Tosin Mehinti at Murphy Center.

North Texas suffered a 55-48 loss against Old Dominion on Monday, getting 12 points from Derail Green in a losing effort at Ted Constant Center.

Betting Trends
  • UAB is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • North Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • North Texas is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UAB at Rice, Saturday, January 7th
North Texas at Middle Tennessee, Saturday, January 7th