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Seattle vs UT Arlington Pick & Preview: Saturday, January 7th Betting Odds
Redhawks vs Mavericks Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Seattle Redhawks at UT Arlington Mavericks
- Where: Arlington at College Park Center
- Date: Saturday, January 7th
- Betting Odds: Seattle -3, SEA -158 | TXA +131 O/U 134.0
Heading into today’s matchup vs UT Arlington, the Seattle Redhawks will be taking the floor for the 16th time this season and have an overall record of 11-4. So far, the Redhawks have played 8 games on the road, with a record of 5-3. This season, Seattle has been favored to win in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 8-0. For today’s contest, Seattle has a betting line set -3 points in their favor.
Seattle will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Cameron Tyson who is averaging 21.0 points per game for the Redhawks. Tyson is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Redhawks’ offensive game plan is the play of Alex Schumacher who has hit 32.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 11.0 points per game.
On offense, Seattle is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.8 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 15 games, they have only hit 34.0% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 45.57% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Coming into today’s matchup, the UT Arlington Mavericks are in the middle of a 4 game losing streak and have an overall record of 5-11. So far this season, UT Arlington has played 10 games at home, sitting with a record of 3-7. For the season, UT Arlington has been the underdog in 13 games, sitting with a mark of 2-11. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Mavericks being +3 point underdogs.
Shemar Wilson comes into today’s game as the Mavericks’ leading scorer at 10.5 points per contest. Not only has Wilson been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is UT Arlington’s top rebounder at 8.62 boards per contest. Behind Wilson, the team has benefited from the strong play of Kyron Gibson, who is second on the team in scoring at 10.0 points per game. Overall, he has hit 40.0% of his shots and is adding 1.87 boards per game.
Offensive production has been hard to come by for UT Arlington this season, as they are currently ranked 323rd in college basketball at 67.2 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Mavericks’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 31.3%, placing them 399th in the NCAA.
Free Spread Prediction: UT Arlington Mavericks +3
Our betting model for this contest between the UT Arlington Mavericks and the Seattle Redhawks has identified UT Arlington at +3 as today’s best bet. Although the Mavericks are the betting underdogs, we like how they have been performing vs the spread at home. Over the school’s last 10 home games, they have a record of 6-3-1 vs the spread. Although Seattle has shot well from behind the arc this season, look for the Mavericks’ defense to put the clamps down with their 3-point defense. Our recommendation is to jump on UT Arlington to cover as +3 point home underdogs.
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