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UT Arlington vs San Francisco Pick & Preview: Monday, December 19th Betting Odds

Mavericks vs Dons Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: UT Arlington Mavericks at San Francisco Dons
  • Where: San Francisco at War Memorial Gymnasium
  • Date: Monday, December 19th
  • Betting Odds: UT Arlington +15, TXA +867 | SF -1613 O/U 137.5

Mavericks Preview:

Through 11 games, the UT Arlington Mavericks have an overall record of 4-7. So far, the Mavericks have played 3 games on the road, with a record of 1-2. For the season, UT Arlington has been the underdog in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 1-7. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Mavericks being +15 point underdogs.

Shemar Wilson comes into today’s game as the Mavericks’ leading scorer at 9.91 points per contest. Not only has Wilson been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is UT Arlington’s top rebounder at 8.18 boards per contest. Behind Wilson, the team has benefited from the strong play of Aaron Cash who is second on the team in scoring at 8.55 points per game. Overall, he has hit 49.3% of his shots and is adding 3.91 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 that 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.

Dons Preview:

San Francisco will take the floor against the Mavericks with an overall record of 9-3. Currently, the Dons have been the home team 8 times, sitting with a record of 6-2. The Dons’ are sitting with a betting line that is -15 points in their favor. For the season, San Francisco has been favored to win in 5 games, sitting with a mark of 5-0.

San Francisco’s leading scorer this season is Khalil Shabazz who is averaging 14.5 points per contest. So far, Shabazz has accounted for 19.57% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 5.92 rebounds per game and 3.83 assists. Tyrell Roberts is the second leading scorer for the Dons, averaging 14.17 points per game. Between him and Roberts, they are accounting for 38.7% of the team’s scoring.

San Francisco comes into today’s matchup vs UT Arlington, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 77.1 points per game. Through 12 games, they have hit 45.7% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Dons’ have prefered to slow the game down, ranking 339th in possessions per game.

Free Spread Prediction: San Francisco Dons -15

San Francisco Dons will tip off their matchup over UT Arlington Mavericks as the strong favorites to pick up the win with a point spread sitting at -15. Our analysis like’s San Francisco’s chances to pull away with an easy win and cover the spread. When looking at how each team likes to play, both San Francisco and UT Arlington are near the NCAA average in possessions per game. We like how this scenario favors San Francisco, as throughout the game their superior talent should come through in an easy win. Although the Dons don’t have a great track record vs the spread as the betting favorite, going 1-4 (last 5), we like their chances to come away with the ATS win.