Texas Longhorns vs. Texas-Arlington Mavericks - 12/1/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas-Arlington Mavericks (4-1) at Texas Longhorns (2-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Longhorn Network
The Texas Arlington Mavericks will play the Texas Longhorns in a non-conference game.
The Texas Longhorns are 2-3 and are coming off of a loss to Michigan by a score of 78-72. Texas was out scored by 12 in the first half but came up short in the comeback attempt in the second half. Isaiah Taylor led Texas with 18 points and 8 assists. Cameron Ridley had 12 points and 8 rebounds for Texas. Texas was out rebounded by a total of 31-27 and had 16 assists in their defeat. Texas is averaging 73 points per game while giving up 73 points per game. Texas is also averaging 39.4 rebounds per game and 11.4 assists per game. Isaiah Taylor is averaging 15 points per game and 4.8 assists per game. Cameron Ridley is averaging 11.8 points per game and 9.6 rebounds per game. Texas is shooting 62.7% on free throws, 34.4% on three-pointes, and 39.3% on all field goal attempts.
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The Texas Arlington Mavericks are 5-1 and are coming off of a win against Rice by a score of 92-74. UT-Arlington scored 51 points in the first half and cruised to the victory in the second half. Kevin Hervey led UT-Arlington with 27 points and 15 rebounds in this game. Erick Neal had 24 points and 6 assists for UT-Arlington in this game. UT-Arlington out rebounded their opponent by a total of 43-24 and had 15 assists in their victory. UT-Arlington is averaging 75.2 points per game while giving up 66.3 points per game. UT-Arlington is also averaging 45.7 rebounds per game and 13.7 assists per game. Kevin Hervey is averaging 17.7 points per game and 9.2 rebounds per game. Erick Neal is averaging 14 points per game and 4.2 assists per game. UT-Arlington is shooting 69.5% on free throws, 27.1% on three-pointers, and 39.3% all field goal attempts.
UT-Arlington is 7-1 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games. UT-Arlington is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against the Big 12. The under is 5-1 in UT-Arlington’s last 6 road games. Texas is 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. Texas is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 non-conference games. The under is 9-2 in the Texas last 11 games overall.
Texas has been disappointing to start this season, but UT-Arlington has started out very well. The UT-Arlington defense has played well to start this season and they have had a rebounding advantage over most of their opponents. I like UT-Arlington to keep this game close and have a chance at the upset.