Troy Trojans vs. Texas-Arlington Mavericks - 1/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas-Arlington Mavericks (12-2) at Troy Trojans (5-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:30 pm (Trojan Arena)
The Line: Troy Trojans +7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Troy Trojans will host the UT-Arlington Mavericks this Thursday.
The Troy Trojans come into this game with a 5-10 record and are currently 11th in the Sun Belt Conference. The Trojans come into this game on a 5 game losing streak with their last game being a 93-88 loss against Georgia Southern. Through 15 games this season the leading scorer for the Trojans has been Wesley Person who is averaging 17.7 points per game and 3.5 rebounds. Jordon Varnado is second on the team with 16.5 points per game and 8.1 rebounds.
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The UT-Arlington Mavericks come into this game with a 12-2 record and are currently 3rd in the Sun Belt Conference. The Mavericks have won their past 7 games and will try to make 8 with a win against Troy. Through 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Mavericks has been Kevin Hervey who is averaging 17.4 points per game and 9.9 rebounds. Erick Neal is second on the team with 12.8 points per game and 5.3 assists.
UT Arlington is 9-1 against the spread in their last 10 games overall. The Mavericks are 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 road games. The Troy Trojans are 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The Trojans are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last 5 Thursday games.
The Troy Trojans have been playing poor lately losing thier last 5 games and now they have to take on the Mavericks who have won their past 7 games. I think UT-Arlington can win this game big on the road against a struggling Troy.