Betting on today’s Mavericks and Wolverines game? Catch the action at UCCU Center in Orem, UT, as the Wolverines hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under line for this matchup is currently at 146.5 points, and Utah Valley is favored by -2 to win at home against UT Arlington.

UT ARLINGTON MAVERICKS VS UTAH VALLEY WOLVERINES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Utah Valley Wolverines -2

This game will be played at UCCU Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE UTAH VALLEY WOLVERINES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-70 in favor of the Wolverines.
  • Not only will Utah Valley pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 146 points.

Can the Mavericks Grab a Win on the Road?

UT Arlington is 16-13 overall and has won four straight games. They are 11-7 in Western Athletic Conference play and 5-6 in non-conference games. On the road, the Mavericks are 5-10 this year.

For the season, UT Arlington has been the underdog in 12 of their 29 games, and they are 2-10 in those matchups. Their average scoring margin on the road is -4.7 points per game.

When it comes to the spread, UT Arlington has been very solid this season with a 19-8 ATS mark. On the road, the Mavericks have gone 11-4 vs. the spread and they are 3-0 in their last three road games. As the underdog, UT Arlington has gone 8-4 vs. the spread this season and they are 7-3 in their last 10 games as the underdog.

Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is right in line with the average over/under line in UT Arlington games this season (146.4). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line. In their last three games, the over is 2-1.

In their recent matchup, the UT Arlington offense ended with 82 points against Seattle. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 46.6% and made 8 threes. In terms of offense, the Mavericks have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, putting them 281st in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 208th in percentage and 60th in three-pointers made.

At this time, the Mavericks’ defense is positioned 197th in the country, permitting 73.1 points per game. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, UT Arlington’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.6% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.8% this season.

Does Utah Valley Stand a Chance at Home?

Coming into tonight’s game, Utah Valley has won five straight games and has a record of 14-14 on the season. Their record at home is 8-4, and they have gone 7-2 as the favorite this year.

Over their last 10 games at home, the Wolverines have gone 7-3, and they are coming off a 71-62 win over Stephen F. Austin. This season, Utah Valley has gone 9-8 in Western Athletic Conference games.

As the favorite, Utah Valley has a solid ATS mark of 6-3 this season and they have gone 7-5 vs. the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wolverines have a strong ATS record of 7-3, and they are 2-1 vs. the spread in their last three home games.

Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Utah Valley’s games this season (140.1). So far, 18 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 138 points.

Coming off their recent game, the Utah Valley offense tallied 71 points in a matchup against Stephen F. Austin. Their field goal percentage for the game was 58.3%, and they made 7 threes. Ethan Potter was the leading scorer for the Wolverines, putting up 17 points. In addition, Caleb Stone-Carrawell contributed 14 points.

The Wolverines’ defense is presently ranked 83rd nationally, allowing an average of 68.4 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Stephen F. Austin, the Lumberjacks finished with a field goal percentage of 58% and a total of 62 points vs. Utah Valley.