Grand Canyon vs UT Arlington Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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The No. 5 seed Grand Canyon Antelopes (20-11, 11-7 WAC) will take the court in the WAC Tournament against the No. 12 seed UT Arlington Mavericks (11-20, 6-12 WAC). The teams will face off Tuesday at 5:30 PM live on ESPN+.

The Antelopes are currently healthy 9.5-point favorites against the Mavericks. The matchup has an over/under of 132.5.

Grand Canyon vs. UT Arlington Odds

Point Spread for Grand Canyon vs. UT Arlington

The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Grand Canyon as the favorite.

Grand Canyon vs. UT Arlington Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Grand Canyon has -498 odds to pick up the win, while UT Arlington is listed at +375 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 132.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 5:30 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Arena: Michelob ULTRA Arena

Grand Canyon vs. UT Arlington Betting Trends

Grand Canyon has 11 wins against the spread in 28 games this season. The Antelopes have been favorites in 19 games this season and have come away with the win 13 times (68.4%) in those contests. Grand Canyon has gone over the point total in 71.4% of its opportunities this year (20 times in 28 games with a set point total).

UT Arlington has 13 wins against the spread in 28 games this year. The Mavericks have won 23.1% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (6-20). UT Arlington has gone over the point total 60.7% of the time this year (17 of 28 games with a set point total).

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Grand Canyon vs. UT Arlington Key Players to Watch

Grand Canyon

Gabe McGlothan leads his team in rebounds per game (7.9), and also puts up 11.9 points and 0.8 assists. At the other end, he delivers 0.6 steals and 0.6 blocked shots. Chance McMillian is posting 10.5 points, 1.9 assists and 3.2 rebounds per contest. Noah Baumann posts 7 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.7 assists per contest, shooting 40.2% from the floor and 39.5% from downtown with 1.5 made 3-pointers per game.

UT Arlington

The Mavericks receive 9.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game from Chendall Weaver. Shemar Wilson paces the Mavericks in rebounding (7.8 per game), and produces 10.9 points and 0.8 assists. He also averages 0.5 steals and 1 block. Marion Humphrey is posting 6.5 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game, making 36.9% of his shots from the field.

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What you need to know about the Grand Canyon Antelopes

Grand Canyon is 7-10-0 ATS in conference action this season. The Antelopes rank 116th in college basketball with 74.5 points per game so far this season. At the other end of the court, they rank 61st with 65.9 points allowed per contest. Grand Canyon is averaging 34.1 boards per game (52nd-ranked in college basketball). It is allowing 29.7 rebounds per contest (93rd-ranked).

So far this year, Grand Canyon is sinking 8.7 treys per game (52nd-ranked in college basketball) and is shooting 37.1% (41st-ranked) from three-point land. With 6 three-pointers conceded per game, the Antelopes are 36th in the country. They are giving up a 31.7% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 60th in college basketball.

The Antelopes have a 4-6 record against the spread while finishing 6-4 overall in their last 10 games. Grand Canyon has hit the over in seven of its last 10 outings. Grand Canyon’s offense has been better over its last 10 games, racking up 77.3 points per contest compared to the 74.5 it has averaged this year. Grand Canyon’s points-allowed average over its past 10 games (69.7) is 3.8 more points per game than the team is allowing over the entire season (65.9).

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What you need to know about the UT Arlington Mavericks

UT Arlington and its opponents have combined to hit the over 12 out of 18 times this year in WAC action. The Mavericks are 318th in the nation in points scored (66.1 per game) and 119th in points conceded (68). On the glass, UT Arlington is 61st in college basketball in rebounds (33.8 per game). It is 184th in rebounds conceded (31.1 per game).

Beyond the arc, UT Arlington is 277th in the country in 3-pointers made per game (6.5). It is 288th in 3-point percentage at 32.3%. In 2022-23, the Mavericks are 214th in the nation in 3-pointers conceded (7.5 per game) and 327th in defensive 3-point percentage (36.5%).

The Mavericks have gone 4-6 in their last 10 contests, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. Six of UT Arlington’s last 10 contests have gone over the total. Over its previous 10 games, UT Arlington is averaging 65.7 points per game, compared to its season average of 66.1. The Mavericks are giving up 70.8 points per game in their previous 10 games, which is 2.8 more points than they are allowing for the season (68).

Grand Canyon vs. UT Arlington Prediction & Pick

Our prediction to win this contest is Grand Canyon, and we expect that UT Arlington will cover the spread (Grand Canyon -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 132.5 points.

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How to bet Grand Canyon vs. UT Arlington

You can bet on Grand Canyon vs. UT Arlington at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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WRITTEN BY

Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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