UT Arlington Mavericks vs. Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Prediction


The fourth-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs (9-2) and the UT Arlington Mavericks (3-7) go head-to-head at McCarthey Athletic Center. The Bulldogs will attempt to continue their nine-game winning streak. Action gets underway at 9 p.m. ET on Tuesday, December 18, 2018, and can be seen on ROOT SPORTS.

UT Arlington Mavericks at Gonzaga Bulldogs Betting Odds

Both teams dismantled their last opponent. The Bulldogs defeated the Idaho State Bengals 120-79, while the Mavericks beat the Texas-Tyler Patriots 90-66.

UT Arlington dominated every facet of the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.296 and a turnover percentage of 13.6. Texas-Tyler was 0.148 and 26.6, respectively, for those same stats. Gonzaga, meanwhile, played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.429 and a turnover percentage of 7.5. For those same stats, Idaho State recorded marks of 0.129 and 16.5, respectively. Rui Hachimura played well for Gonzaga with 33 points. Edric Dennis, meanwhile played well for UT Arlington, contributing 20 points.

Brandon Clarke and Hachimura have been playing well over the last five games for Gonzaga. Clarke has averaged 0 points, while Hachimura has recorded 0 points a game during that span.

The physical Gonzaga offense could be living from the free throw line in this contest. The Bulldogs currently rank 34th in the nation with a free throw attempt (FTA) rate of 0.297, while UT Arlington ranks 260th in FTA rate allowed (0.260).

UT Arlington Mavericks at Gonzaga Bulldogs Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Gonzaga, ATS Winner – UT Arlington, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Gonzaga ranks seventh in assists per game (19.3) while UT Arlington ranks 219th (10.7).
  • The Mavericks average 23.0 three pointers per game, which ranks 119th in the nation. The Bulldogs rank 199th in three pointers allowed per game (24.6).
  • Gonzaga ranks 52nd in rebounds per game (39.1) while UT Arlington ranks 72nd in rebounds allowed per game (33.3).
  • The Bulldogs rank 23rd in blocks per game (5.0) while the Mavericks rank 144th (2.7).
  • Gonzaga ranks 23rd in steals allowed per game (5.1) while UT Arlington ranks 119th (6.5).

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 lost by an average of 4.3 points.
  • During their last five games, the Bulldogs have scored an average of 98.6 points per game (4.9 above their season average) and allowed an average of 73.8 points per game (4.9 below their season average).