FGCU Eagles at UT Arlington Mavericks ATS Odds

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The UT Arlington Mavericks (7-2) can continue a five-game home winning streak when they welcome the FGCU Eagles (6-4) to College Park Center. Action gets underway at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 9, 2017, and it can be seen on ESPN 3.

FGCU Eagles at UT Arlington Mavericks Betting Preview

The last time the Eagles played, they were beaten by the Florida Atlantic Owls, 92-88. With 23 points on 10-for-20 shooting, Brandon Goodwin was the top scorer from either team. Florida Atlantic did an excellent job of making free throws (25-33; 75.8 percent). FGCU, on the other hand, had a better offensive rebounding percentage (35.1 vs. 32.5). The Mavericks are trying to rebound after their 62-58 loss to the UNI Panthers in their last contest. With 14 points, seven assists and five rebounds, UT Arlington’s Erick Neal had a good outing. UNI had an effective field goal percentage of 0.573 (above their season average of 0.499). UT Arlington, on the other hand, held the Panthers to an offensive rebounding percentage of 6.9 (below their season average of 30.1). It will be a battle of conflicting tempos as the up-tempo Mavericks will look to push the more methodical Eagles. Dating back to last season, the Mavericks rank 87th in possessions per game while the Eagles are 189th. Moreover, the Eagles rank 31st in offensive efficiency (115.0), while the Mavericks rank 22nd in defensive efficiency (98.1). The Eagles won the sole game against the Mavericks last season, 85-72. The Eagles played a nearly flawless game. They had a fantastic free throw rate of 0.420 and an extraordinary offensive rebounding percentage of 34.6. For those same stats, the Mavericks recorded marks of 0.113 and 26.3, respectively.

FGCU Eagles vs. UT Arlington Mavericks ATS Prediction

Predictions: SU Winner – FGCU, ATS Winner – FGCU, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2016-Present):

  • The Eagles rank 32nd in rebounds allowed per game (32.0) while the Mavericks rank 110th (35.0).
  • UT Arlington averages 16.1 assists per game, which ranks 16th in the NCAA. FGCU ranks 77th in assists allowed per game (11.9).
  • UT Arlington ranks 69th in three pointers attempted per game (25.2) while FGCU ranks 253rd (18.7).
  • The Eagles average 6.4 steals per game, which ranks 135th in the nation. The Mavericks rank 264th in steals allowed per game (7.0).
  • UT Arlington ranks 47th in blocks per game (2.7) while FGCU ranks 150th (3.3).