The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos (5-3) will travel to the College Park Center to square off with the UT Arlington Mavericks (4-5). Action starts at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 7, 2019.
UC Santa Barbara Gauchos at UT Arlington Mavericks ATS Odds
In their last contest, the Mavericks were beaten by the North Texas Mean Green, 77-66, while the Gauchos defeated the Bakersfield Roadrunners, 64-60.
UC Santa Barbara played a nearly perfect game. They had a solid free throw rate of 0.308 (above their season average of 0.242) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 38.2 (above their season average of 35.5). For those same stats, Bakersfield recorded marks of 0.212 and 33.3, respectively. UT Arlington, on the other hand, had a better turnover percentage (17.2 vs. 16.9). UT Arlington was led by David Azore, who recorded 17 points and six assists. Matt Freeman, meanwhile played a key role for UC Santa Barbara with 19 points.
The aggressive UC Santa Barbara offense seems poised to dominate from the charity stripe. Since last season, the Gauchos rank 48th in the country with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.268, while UT Arlington ranks 262nd in FTA rate allowed (0.248).
UC Santa Barbara Gauchos vs. UT Arlington Mavericks Free Pick
College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – UC Santa Barbara, ATS Winner – UC Santa Barbara, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- UT Arlington ranks 86th in three pointers attempted per game (24.1) while UC Santa Barbara ranks 274th (19.0).
- The Gauchos rank 151st in blocks per game (3.2) while the Mavericks rank 194th in blocks allowed per game (3.7).
- The Gauchos rank 16th in rebounds allowed per game (30.9) while the Mavericks rank 198th (35.7).
- UT Arlington ranks 178th in steals per game (6.1) while UC Santa Barbara ranks 274th (4.8).