Texas-Arlington Mavericks vs. Texas State Bobcats - 3/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas State Bobcats (12-14) at Texas-Arlington Mavericks (19-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 8:15 pm (College Park Center)
The Line: Texas-Arlington Mavericks -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Texas State Bobcats will travel to play the Texas-Arlington Mavericks in a Sun Belt game on Tuesday.
The Texas-Arlington Mavericks are 19-9 (10-7) and are coming off of a win against Arkansas State by a score of 79-75. Texas-Arlington has lost 2 of their last 3 games and is currently 4th in the Sun Belt standings. Texas-Arlington defeated Texas State by a score of 65-53 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Texas-Arlington is averaging 79.5 points per game while giving up 69.5 points per game. Texas-Arlington is also averaging 43.7 rebounds per game and 16.8 assists per game. Erick Neal is averaging 13.3 points per game and 5.9 assists per game for Texas-Arlington. Jalen Jones is averaging 12.5 points per game and 4.3 rebounds per game for the Mavericks. Texas-Arlington is shooting 69.1% on free throws, 32.9% on three-pointers, and 42.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Texas State Bobcats are 12-14 (6-11) and are coming off of a loss to Arkansas-Little Rock by a score of 73-68. Texas State has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently 9th in the Sun Belt standings. Texas State is averaging 65.6 points per game while giving up 64.3 points per game. Texas State is also averaging 34.2 rebounds per game and 11.3 assists per game. Emani Gant is averaging 13.8 points per game and 7.5 rebounds per game for Texas State. Kavin Gilder-Tilbury is averaging 12 points per game and 4 rebounds per game for the Bobcats. Texas State is shooting 68.6% on free throws, 32.1% on three-pointers, and 42.1% on all field goal attempts.
Texas State is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Tuesday games. Texas State is 4-10-1 ATS in their last 15 games following an ATS win. The under is 5-2-1 in Texas State’s last 8 games. Texas-Arlington is 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games. Texas-Arlington is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 home games. The under is 5-1 in Texas-Arlington’s last 6 games. The under is 5-2 in these two teams last 7 meetings.
Texas-Arlington is the better team in this matchup and should be able to win easily at home. Texas-Arlington is the much better offensive team and has a big advantage in rebounding. I like Texas-Arlington here.