Betting on today’s Antelopes and Mavericks game? Catch the action at College Park Center in Arlington, TX, as the Mavericks hosts this showdown at 3:00 ET on ESPN+. Grand Canyon is favored by -6 in this Western Athletic conference matchup the against UT Arlington. The over/under for the game is set at 150 points.
GRAND CANYON ANTELOPES VS UT ARLINGTON MAVERICKS BETTING PICK
The Pick: UT Arlington Mavericks +6
This game will be played at College Park Center at 3:00 ET on Saturday, January 27th.
WHY BET THE UT ARLINGTON MAVERICKS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Mavericks.
- Not only will UT Arlington pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +6.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 150 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.
Are Grand Canyon Ready for a Road Win?
Grand Canyon has been one of the best teams in the country this season, as they have gone 18-2 overall, including an 8-1 mark in Western Athletic Conference play. The Antelopes have been especially good on the road, going 6-1, and they have gone 8-2 in their last 10 games away from home.
For the season, Grand Canyon has been favored in 17 of their 20 games, and they have gone 15-2 in those games. Their average scoring margin on the road is +6.4 points per game, and they are coming off a 53-51 win over Stephen F. Austin.
Grand Canyon has an ATS record of 10-8-1 this season and they are 4-3 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Antelopes have gone 4-5-1 vs. the spread.
Today’s over/under line of 150 is higher than the average over/under line in Grand Canyon’s games this season (145.7) and their OU record is 9-10. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 137 points compared to their season average of 144.5 points per game.
The Grand Canyon offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 53 points versus Stephen F. Austin. During the game, they attempted 21 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 30.6%. Tyon Grant-Foster is leading the team in scoring at 19.6 points per contest. Gabe McGlothan has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 14.8 going into the game.
So far this season, the Grand Canyon defense has been performing well, ranking 64th in the country at 67.0 points allowed per contest. Against Stephen F. Austin, the Antelopes’ defense gave up 51 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Stephen F. Austin only made 10 free-throws.
Can UT Arlington Pull Out the Win as Home Underdogs?
UT Arlington comes into this game with a 9-10 record and a 4-4 mark in the Western Athletic Conference. The Mavericks are 6-1 at home this season, and they have won their last four games at home.
For the season, UT Arlington is being outscored by an average of 13.7 points per game on the road. The Mavericks have lost six straight games away from home.
As the underdog, UT Arlington has a solid ATS record of 5-3 this season. At home, their ATS mark is 6-1 and they have gone 7-1 vs. the spread in their last 10 home games. Over their last three games as the underdog, the Mavericks are 2-1 vs. the spread.
So far this season, the over/under record for UT Arlington games is 12-5, and today’s line of 150 is higher than the average OU line in their games (144.5). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 154 points, and their OU record over the last 10 games is 7-3.
In their latest game, UT Arlington offense put up 67 points against Abilene Christian. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 32.3% and made 6 threes. Offensively, the Mavericks have a season long field goal percentage of 42%, which is 306th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 247th in percentage and 58th in three-pointers made.
Currently, the Mavericks’ defense holds the 215th rank in the nation, allowing 74.5 points per game. Against Abilene Christian in their most recent game, the UT Arlington defense gave up a total of 78 points while allowing Abilene Christian to hit 43% of their shots.