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UTRGV Vaqueros Face the UMKC Kangaroos: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

UMKC looks to cover the Kangaroos-Vaqueros pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 7-10 mark when they host UTRGV in college basketball betting action.

UTRGV Vaqueros vs UMKC Kangaroos Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UTRGV Vaqueros will look to cover the spread vs the UMKC Kangaroos on Saturday, as the Vaqueros are 1-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Kangaroos are 4-6 ATS. UTRGV is 0-1 against the total, while UMKC is 5-5 versus the total betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 265 (UMKC) and the No. 342 (UTRGV) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting UTRGV Vaqueros rank No. 94 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 38.39 per game. That compares with UMKC’s No. 231 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where UMKC is college basketball's No. 48-ranked team at 9 per game, while the UTRGV Vaqueros rate No. 26 with 9.44 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

UTRGV got 26 points from Nick Dixon en route to a 83-64 victory over Chicago State on Thursday at Jones Convocation Center.

The Kangaroos got 15 points from LaVell Boyd, but it was New Mexico State that prevailed in a 77-64 final on Thursday at Municipal Auditorium.

Betting Trends
  • UTRGV is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • UTRGV is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • UTRGV is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against UMKC
  • UMKC is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • UMKC is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • UMKC is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against UTRGV

Next Betting Matchups

UTRGV home to Cal State-Bakersfield, Thursday, January 12th
UMKC at Seattle, Thursday, January 12th