Texas vs. Texas-Arlington - 11/29/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Texas-Arlington Mavericks (4-3) at Texas Longhorns (3-2)
College Basketball: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Frank Erwin Center)
The Line: Texas Longhorns -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Longhorn Network
The UT-Arlington Mavericks and Texas Longhorns meet Tuesday night in college basketball action at the Frank Erwin Center.
The UT-Arlington Mavericks look for a big road victory to build on their three-game winning streak. The UT-Arlington Mavericks are averaging 73.7 points on 47 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 45 percent shooting. Jalen Jones is averaging 14.3 points and 1.3 assists while Kevin Hervey is averaging 11.9 points and 5.6 rebounds. Erick Neal is dishing 6.3 assists and Kaelon Wilson is grabbing 2.3 rebounds. The UT-Arlington Mavericks are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 65.5 percent from the free throw line. The UT-Arlington Mavericks are allowing 29.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game. The UT-Arlington Mavericks have split their last 10 road games.
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The Texas Longhorns look for a bounce back victory to snap a string of back-to-back losses. The Texas Longhorns are averaging 71 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 65.8 points on 38.3 percent shooting. Tevin Mack is averaging 13.5 points and 2.8 rebounds while Kerwin Roach Jr. is averaging 11.3 points and 2.5 assists. Andrew Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Jarrett Allen is grabbing seven rebounds. The Texas Longhorns are shooting 29.2 percent from beyond the arc and 64.3 percent from the free throw line. The Texas Longhorns are allowing 28.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.8 rebounds per game. The Texas Longhorns have won eight of their last 10 home games.
The Mavericks are 18-6 ATS in their last 24 non-conference games and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 vs. Big 12. The Longhorns are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. The under is 4-0 in Longhorns last 4 overall and the under is 5-0 in Mavericks last 5 overall.
UT-Arlington is road tested already with games against Florida Gulf Coast, Minnesota and Arkansas, but the Mavericks have struggled for the most part, especially on the defensive end. Texas is very good at home and should be able to settle in defensively. I like the Longhorns here and the reasonable line.