UTRGV Vaqueros (4-2) vs. Texas Longhorns (4-0)
November 26, 2022 4:00 pm EDT
The Line: Texas Longhorns -33.5 / UTRGV Vaqueros +33.5; Over/Under: +147
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The UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros and Texas Longhorns meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Gregory Gym. The UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros look for their fifth win. The Texas Longhorns look to remain undefeated.
The UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros are averaging 82.5 points on 50.6 percent shooting and allowing 71.7 points on 40.3 percent shooting. Justin Johnson is averaging 19.2 points and 3.8 rebounds, while Dima Zdor is averaging 12.3 points and 1.2 assists. Will Johnson is the third double-digit scorer and Sherman Brashear is grabbing 3.7 rebounds. The UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros are shooting 34.7 percent from beyond the arc and 72 percent from the free throw line. The UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros are allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.8 rebounds per game.
The Texas Longhorns are averaging 80 points on 51.7 percent shooting and allowing 52.5 points on 35 percent shooting. Tyrese Hunter is averaging 16 points and 4.8 rebounds, while Marcus Carr is averaging 14 points and 2 rebounds. Dylan Disu is the third double-digit scorer and Sir’Jabari Rice is grabbing 3.8 rebounds. The Texas Longhorns are shooting 29 percent from beyond the arc and 66.3 percent from the free throw line. The Texas Longhorns are allowing 27.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game.
The Vaqueros are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS win. The Longhorns are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games and 3-9 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The over is 5-1 in Vaqueros last 6 overall. The under is 5-2 in Longhorns last 7 Saturday games.
The Texas Longhorns should be comfortable favorites here, but this is a look ahead spot, with Creighton and Illinois on deck. The UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros are also playing decent ball up to this point, with a successful offense leading the way, and we know they’ll be the more motivated side. I’ll take my chances with the Vaqueros and the boatload of points.