Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Mavericks and Lumberjacks. The game is starting at 3:00 ET on ESPN+, and it’s hosted by the Lumberjacks at Johnson Coliseum in Nacogdoches, TX. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 145.5 points, and the Lumberjacks are favored to win at home against the Mavericks.

UT ARLINGTON MAVERICKS VS STEPHEN F. AUSTIN LUMBERJACKS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks -7

This game will be played at Johnson Coliseum at 3:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.

WHY BET THE STEPHEN F. AUSTIN LUMBERJACKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-68 in favor of the Lumberjacks.
  • Not only will Stephen F. Austin pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Can The Mavericks Secure a Win at Nacogdoches?

UT Arlington comes into today’s game as a 7-point underdog and have an overall record of 6-8. They have lost their last four games and are 1-7 on the road this season.

In their last game, the Mavericks faced Tarleton State and lost by a score of 78-76. Over their last 10 road games, UT Arlington is just 1-9.

As the underdog, UT Arlington has an ATS record of 5-2 this season. On the road, their ATS mark is 6-2 and over their last 10 road games, the Mavericks are 7-3 vs. the spread.

This season, UT Arlington games have an over/under record of 8-4 and their matchups have averaged 147.8 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 145.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (142.5). So far, 5 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 141 points.

In their recent game, the Mavericks’ offense concluded with 76 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 72.5 points per contest. Offensively, the Mavericks hold a season-long field goal percentage of 42%, placing them 310th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 246th in terms of percentage and 83rd in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Mavericks’ defense holds the 187th rank in the nation, allowing 73.5 points per game. In their most recent game, the UT Arlington defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Tarleton State knocked down 12 three-pointers on their way to 78 points.

Is a Home Win Possible for Stephen F. Austin?

Stephen F. Austin comes into today’s game as the favorite, favored by 7 points. So far this season, they are 4-3 at home and have won their last two games at home.

Overall, the Lumberjacks are 9-5 and have won three straight games. In their last game, they defeated Texas-Rio Grande Valley by a score of 85-78. So far this season, Stephen F. Austin has been favored in eight of their 14 games and have gone 5-3 in those games.

Stephen F. Austin’s ATS mark for the season is 5-7 and they are 3-4 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Lumberjacks are just 4-6 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Stephen F. Austin games is 7-5. Today’s over/under line of 145.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (146.2). In their last three games, the average scoring total is 155 points, which is higher than today’s over/under line.

Stephen F. Austin is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 85 points versus Texas-Rio Grande Valley. This output is higher than their season-average of 78.6 points per game. The top scorer for the Lumberjacks was Frank Staine with 21 points, while Nana Antwi-Boasiako also chipped in with 17 points.

So far, the Lumberjacks’ defense is ranked 103rd in the country at 68.8 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Texas-Rio Grande Valley, the Vaqueros finished with a field goal percentage of 44% and a total of 78 points vs. Stephen F. Austin.