The Utah Valley Wolverines (22-7, 13-3 WAC) aim to build on a four-game home winning run when hosting the UT Arlington Mavericks (11-18, 6-10 WAC) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET.
Wednesday’s game between the Wolverines and the Mavericks sees the Wolverines as a double-digit favorite by 13.5 points. A 138-point over/under has been set for the game.
Utah Valley vs. UT Arlington Odds
Point Spread for Utah Valley vs. UT Arlington
The spread for this matchup is set at 13.5 points, with bookmakers listing Utah Valley as the favorite.
Utah Valley vs. UT Arlington Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Utah Valley has -1217 odds to pick up the win, while UT Arlington is listed at +738 to claim victory.
Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 138 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Orem, Utah
- Arena: UCCU Center
Utah Valley vs. UT Arlington Betting Trends
Utah Valley has played 26 games, with 18 wins against the spread. The Wolverines have come away with 15 wins in the 18 contests they have been listed as the favorites in this season. Utah Valley’s games this year have hit the over 14 times in 26 opportunities (53.8%).
UT Arlington has played 26 games, with 13 wins, against the spread. The Mavericks have gone 6-18 in games they were the underdog on the moneyline (winning 25% of those games). UT Arlington’s games this season have gone over the total in 16 of 26 opportunities (61.5%).
Utah Valley vs. UT Arlington Key Players to Watch
Aziz Bandaogo posts a team-high 10.6 rebounds per game. He is also averaging 11.3 points and 1.1 assists, shooting 60.1% from the field. Trey Woodbury is tops on his team in assists per contest (4.1), and also posts 12.8 points and 5.2 rebounds. At the other end, he puts up 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Le’Tre Darthard paces his team in points per game (13.9), and also puts up 3.5 rebounds and 1.4 assists. At the other end, he puts up 1.2 steals and 0.5 blocked shots. Justin Harmon is posting 12.9 points, 3 assists and 3.7 rebounds per game.
Chendall Weaver gives the Mavericks 9.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He also puts up 0.9 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Shemar Wilson is the Mavericks’ top scorer (10.9 points per game) and rebounder (7.8), and contributes 0.8 assists. Marion Humphrey is putting up 6.4 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game, making 37.6% of his shots from the field.
What you need to know about the Utah Valley Wolverines
Utah Valley has won 12 games against the spread in conference play this season, while failing to cover four times. The Wolverines are putting up 75.4 points per game (94th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while ceding 67.9 points per contest (118th-ranked). Although Utah Valley is allowing 34.2 rebounds per game (24th-worst in college basketball), it ranks fourth-best in college basketball by pulling down 37.4 rebounds per game.
In home games, the Wolverines are scoring 12 more points per game (82.1) than they are away from home (70.1). With 6.3 threes per game, Utah Valley ranks 293rd in college basketball. It has a 31.4% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 326th in college basketball. The Wolverines are surrendering 6.6 three-pointers per game (99th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 31% three-point percentage (36th-ranked).
The Wolverines have gone 8-2 in their past 10 contests, with a 7-3 record against the spread in that span. Three of Utah Valley’s past 10 outings have hit the over. In its last 10 games, Utah Valley has been racking up 73.2 points per game, an average that’s a little lower than the 75.4 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Utah Valley’s defense has been less stingy as of late, as the team has given up 68.3 points per game during its past 10 compared to the 67.9 points per game its opponents average on the season.
What you need to know about the UT Arlington Mavericks
UT Arlington has covered eight times in 16 games with a spread in conference action this season. In 2022-23, the Mavericks are 308th in the nation on offense (66.7 points scored per game) and 93rd on defense (67.2 points allowed). UT Arlington is 53rd in college basketball in rebounds per game (34.1) and 135th in rebounds conceded (30.4).
In 2022-23 the Mavericks are averaging 10.7 more points per game at home (72.9) than away (62.2). UT Arlington is 275th in the nation in 3-pointers made (6.5 per game) and 248th in 3-point percentage (33.1%). Giving up 7.3 3-pointers per game and conceding 35.8% from downtown, the Mavericks are 192nd and 304th in the country, respectively, in those categories.
The Mavericks have a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over their last 10 contests. UT Arlington has hit the over in seven of its last 10 outings. UT Arlington is scoring 69.5 points per contest over its past 10 games, which is 2.8 more than its average for the season (66.7). The Mavericks are ceding 70.7 points per game in their previous 10 games, compared to their season average of 67.2 points allowed.
Utah Valley vs. UT Arlington Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this game is Utah Valley, and we predict that UT Arlington will cover the spread (Utah Valley -13.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 138 points.
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