Check out our free Texas-Rio Grande Valley vs Texas pick and preview for this NCAA Basketball game in Austin. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this College Basketball matchup.

Texas-Rio Grande Valley vs Texas Pick & Preview: Saturday, November 26th Betting Odds

Vaqueros vs Longhorns Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Texas-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros at Texas Longhorns
  • Where: Austin at Gregory Gym
  • Date: Saturday, November 26th
  • Betting Odds: Texas-Rio Grande Valley +33.5, UTRGV +8000 | TX -72499 O/U 146.0

Vaqueros Preview:

The Texas-Rio Grande Valley will take the floor in today’s game in the middle of a 2 game win streak and have an overall record of 4-2. So far, the Vaqueros have played 2 games on the road, with a record of 0-2. For the season, Texas-Rio Grande Valley has been the underdog in 4 games, sitting with a mark of 2-2. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Vaqueros being +33.5 point underdogs.

Texas-Rio Grande Valley’s leading scorer this season is Justin Johnson who is averaging 19.17 points per contest. So far, Johnson has accounted for 23.23% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 3.83 rebounds per game and 2.33 assists. Dima Zdor is the second leading scorer for the Vaqueros, averaging 12.33 points per game. Between him and Zdor, they are accounting for 38.2% of the team’s scoring.

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Offensive production has been hard to come by for Texas-Rio Grande Valley this season, as they are currently ranked 187th in college basketball at 71.4 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Vaqueros’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 30.4%, placing them 451st in the NCAA.

Longhorns Preview:

Through 4 games, the Texas Longhorns have an overall record of 4-0. This will be the team’s 5th straight game at home this year. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Longhorns as the -33.5 point favorites. The Longhorns have been favored 4 times, going 4-0 straight up.

Texas’ leading scorer this season is Tyrese Hunter who is averaging 16.0 points per contest. So far, Hunter has accounted for 20.0% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.75 rebounds per game and 2.25 assists. Marcus Carr is the second leading scorer for the Longhorns, averaging 14.0 points per game. Between him and Carr, they are accounting for 37.5% of the team’s scoring.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Texas this season, as they are currently ranked 295th in college basketball at 68.3 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that that have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Longhorns’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 32.3%, placing them 354th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Texas Longhorns -33.5

When analyzing this matchup between the Texas Longhorns and the Texas-Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros, we see grabbing Texas to come out on top and cover the spread. The oddsmakers have the Texas as the heavy favorite with a point spread sitting at -33.5. Not only only do we like the Texas’ historical performance as the favorite, as they are 2-3 vs the spread in their last 5 games when favored to win. But, they are matched up against a team that plays a similar style of basketball. So far, both Texas and Texas-Rio Grande Valley are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. Before tip-off, go ahead and get your bet down on the Texas to win and cover the spread.

 


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