UT Arlington at Texas College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/28/2018
Friday, December 28, 2018
Frank Erwin Center
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The UT Arlington Mavericks travel to Frank Erwin Center to play the Texas Longhorns on Friday, December 28, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Texas as 19 point favorites.
UT Arlington comes into this game with an overall record of 4-8. They currently have a point differential of -6.0 as they are averaging 65.2 points per game while giving up 71.2 per contest. Texas has an overall mark of 7-4. They are averaging 73.9 points per contest and giving up 66.9, which is a point differential of 7.0.
Valuable UT Arlington Mavericks Betting Trends
The UT Arlington Mavericks are 5-6-0 against the spread
The UT Arlington Mavericks are 2-9-0 against the over/under
Important Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 4-7-0 against the spread
The Texas Longhorns are 4-7-0 against the over/under
Key UT Arlington Mavericks Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
12/21/18 G Kerwin Roach II Illness is doubtful Friday vs Providence
Edric Dennis averages 12.8 points per game in 27.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 34% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Brian Warren comes into this contest averaging 14.3 points per game while playing 29.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 39% while his free throw percentage is at 77%.
Dylan Osetkowski averages 10.6 points per game and he sees the court an average of 28.5 minutes per contest. He also averages 8.5 rebounds per contest and 0.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 67%. Kerwin Roach Jr. averages 14.3 points per game while playing 31.6 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.1 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Mavericks allow 71.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 180th in Division 1. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 258th and 14th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 178th, and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 205th place in the NCAA. They force 15.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 252nd in the nation. UT Arlington averages 65.2 points per contest this season, which ranks them 327th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -6.0 and their shooting percentage is 39% as a team, which has them ranked 339th. Behind the arc they shoot 25% which is good for 347th in D-1. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 196th and 330th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 36th with 16.1 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Longhorns surrender 66.9 points per contest, which ranks them 74th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from 3-point range, ranking them 55th and 132nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 15th with 9.7 assists allowed per contest, and 273rd with 37.2 rebounds surrendered per game. The Longhorns are 247th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game. Texas is 193rd in the country with 73.9 points per game this year. They are 263rd in the D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 7.0. They shoot 32% from 3-point range, which is good for 254th in the nation. They are 131st in the country in rebounding with 37.3 boards per game and 155th in assists per contest with 14.1. The Longhorns are 271st in turnovers per game with 12.3.
The Mavericks have an offensive rating of 90.8, which is ranked 334th. They are 168th in college basketball in pace with 71 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 44% is 340th. As a unit they are 336th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shot attempts, ranking 104th in D-1. UT Arlington is 31st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19.4 times per 100 possessions.
Texas is 286th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.8 times per 100 possessions. The Longhorns are 218th in the country in offensive rating with 102.4. In terms of pace they are 148th in Division 1 with 71.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 50% is 236th. As a team they are 252nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 45% of their shots, ranking 43rd in the nation.
Who will win tonight's UT Arlington/Texas college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Texas -19
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