Betting on today’s Antelopes and Vaqueros game? Catch the action at UTRGV Fieldhouse in Edinburg, TX, as the Vaqueros hosts this showdown at 7:30 ET on ESPN+. The Antelopes are favored in this Western Athletic conference showdown. The game’s over/under is currently at 152 points.
GRAND CANYON ANTELOPES VS TEXAS-RIO GRANDE VALLEY VAQUEROS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Texas-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros +13.5
This game will be played at UTRGV Fieldhouse at 7:30 ET on Wednesday, November 29th.
WHY BET THE TEXAS-RIO GRANDE VALLEY VAQUEROS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Vaqueros.
- Not only will Texas-Rio Grande Valley pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +13.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 152 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.
Can Grand Canyon Deliver Being Favored on the Road?
Grand Canyon comes into their sixth game of the season with a 4-1 record. Looking at their last ten road games, including last year, Grand Canyon has gone 7-3. As of today’s game, Grand Canyon holds a 4-1 record against the spread this season. In their previous five games, the team has also gone 4-1 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving Grand Canyon have had an average of 149.4 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 143 points. Their over/under record is 4-1-0. In their most recent three games, the Antelopes’ over/under record is 3-0, with their games averaging 76 points per game.
Grand Canyon’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 86 points vs. North Dakota State. Overall, they hit 49.3% of their shots from the field and went 13/20 from the free-throw line. For the season, the Grand Canyon offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 47%. So far, they have hit 54% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 5.8 made three’s per contest.
So far this season, the Grand Canyon defense has been performing well, ranking 88th in the country at 68.0 points allowed per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.0 threes per game vs. Texas-Rio Grande Valley. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 36.6%.
Will Texas-Rio Grande Valley Find a Way to Win at Home?
The Vaqueros have yet to win a game this season, as they currently sit at 0-5 after suffering a loss to Arkansas State (75-58). In their previous five home games, Texas-Rio Grande Valley has only won one game, which includes games from last year. As of today’s game, Texas-Rio Grande Valley has a 0-5 record against the spread. In their previous five games, they are 0-3 vs. the spread.
After five games, Texas-Rio Grande Valley has an over/under record of 2-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 148.8 points per game so far. When looking at the Vaqueros’ last three games, their over/under record is 0-2, with their games averaging 69 points per game.
In their recent matchup, the Texas-Rio Grande Valley offense ended with 58 points against Arkansas State. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 31.7% and made 1 three. J.J. Howard led the scoring for the Vaqueros, contributing 16 points. Additionally, Daylen Williams chipped in with 11 points.
Facing Grand Canyon, Texas-Rio Grande Valley aims for a better defensive performance, given their current average of 80.1 points allowed per game (210th). So far, the Texas-Rio Grande Valley defense is giving up an average of 9.0 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 13.9 times per game (520th).