Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Mavericks versus the Antelopes? Tip off is at at 11:30 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN2. The game will be played at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, NV. The over/under for this game is set at 144 points, and Grand Canyon is favored by -6 vs. UT Arlington in a Western Athletic conference matchup.

UT ARLINGTON MAVERICKS VS GRAND CANYON ANTELOPES BETTING PICK

The Pick: UT Arlington Mavericks +6

This game will be played at Orleans Arena at 11:30 ET on Saturday, March 16th.

WHY BET THE UT ARLINGTON MAVERICKS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-71 in favor of the Antelopes.
  • Even though we have Grand Canyon winning straight-up, we like UT Arlington at +6.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144 points, and we like the over with a projected 146 points.

Will the Mavericks Win on the Road?

UT Arlington enters this game as a 6-point underdog, and they have gone 5-10 in 15 games as the underdog this season. The Mavericks are 18-13 overall, and they are coming off of a 87-84 win over Tarleton State.

On the road, UT Arlington has gone 8-10 this season, and they have a scoring margin of -2.8 points per game. Over their last 10 road games, the Mavericks have gone 6-4.

As the underdog, UT Arlington has been excellent vs. the spread this season, going 11-4. Their overall ATS record is 24-8, and they are 14-4 vs. the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Mavericks are 7-3 vs. the spread.

UT Arlington's over/under record for the season sits at 20-12 and today's over/under line of 144 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (145.9). So far, 12 of their games have had a lower over/under line than 144. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 162 points.

UT Arlington's offense had a good outing, putting up 87 points against Tarleton State. They achieved a 56.1% field goal percentage and went 14/16 from the free-throw line. The team's top scorer is Dajuan Gordon, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 13.1, while Shemar Wilson also maintains a PPG average of 12 leading up to the game.

So far, the Mavericks' defense is ranked 215th in the country at 73.1 points per contest. Against Tarleton State in their most recent game, the UT Arlington defense gave up a total of 84 points while allowing Tarleton State to hit 50% of their shots.

Will Grand Canyon Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Grand Canyon has been dominant at home this season, going 19-1, and they have won their last 17 games at home. For the year, they are 26-4 when favored, and they are favored by six points tonight.

The Antelopes have won five straight games, and they are 27-4 overall. In the Western Athletic Conference, they are 19-3, and they are 8-1 in non-conference games. Their average scoring margin at home is +14.3, and they have gone 10-0 in their last 10 games at home.

As the favorite this season, Grand Canyon has gone 16-13-1 vs. the spread. At home, the Antelopes are 11-8-1 ATS. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have a record of 6-4 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record in Grand Canyon games is 17-15. Today's over/under line of 144 is right in line with the average over/under line in their games this year (145). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 135 points.

Grand Canyon's offense is coming off a good game, putting up 80 points vs. Seattle. Overall, they hit 45.5% of their shots from the field and went 23/32 from the free-throw line. Leading Grand Canyon in scoring vs. Seattle was Tyon Grant-Foster with his 28 points. Rayshon Harrison also added 17 points for the Antelopes.

So far this season, the Grand Canyon defense has been performing well, ranking 47th in the country at 66.8 points allowed per contest. Against Seattle in their most recent game, the Grand Canyon defense gave up a total of 72 points while allowing Seattle to hit 45% of their shots.