UT Arlington Mavericks at Cal Poly Mustangs ATS Prediction 12/21/18

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The Cal Poly Mustangs (3-7) welcome the UT Arlington Mavericks (3-8) to Robert A. Mott Gym. The Mavericks can snap a six-game road losing streak. The game starts at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, December 21, 2018.

UT Arlington Mavericks vs. Cal Poly Mustangs Betting Odds

Both teams were victorious in their last game. The Mustangs defeated the Menlo Oaks 82-75, while the Mavericks dismantled the Texas-Tyler Patriots 90-66.

UT Arlington played a flawless game. They had a free throw rate of 0.296 and a turnover percentage of 13.6. For those same stats, Texas-Tyler was 0.148 and 26.6, respectively. The Mustangs, on the other hand, had a much better free throw rate (0.420 vs. 0.153) and had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (35.7 vs. 20.0). Kuba Niziol played well for Cal Poly with 12 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. Meanwhile, UT Arlington rallied around Edric Dennis, who finished with 20 points.

The Mavericks won the only game between these two teams last season, 77-56. The Mavericks’ turnover percentage was their largest advantage over the Mustangs. UT Arlington had a rate of 16.9, while Cal Poly posted a mark of 23.3. This is the first time these teams will meet this year.

UT Arlington Mavericks at Cal Poly Mustangs ATS Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Cal Poly, ATS Winner – UT Arlington, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • UT Arlington ranks 53rd in steals per game (7.6) while Cal Poly ranks 106th in steals allowed per game (6.8).
  • The Mustangs rank 103rd in blocks per game (2.7) while the Mavericks rank 110th in blocks allowed per game (3.7).
  • The Mavericks rank 92nd in three pointers attempted per game (24.0) while the Mustangs rank 120th in three pointers allowed per game (22.9).
  • UT Arlington averages 35.3 rebounds per game, which ranks 157th in the NCAA. Cal Poly ranks 168th in rebounds allowed per game (37.4).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Mavericks have outscored opponents by an average of 4.4 points in their last five games. For the season, UT Arlington has been defeated by an average of 7.0 points.
  • During their last five games, the Mustangs have scored an average of 64.4 points per game (2.7 below their season average) and allowed an average of 73.4 points per game (0.2 below their season average).