The Grand Canyon Antelopes (11-2, 0-0 WAC) are 8-point favorites as they attempt to extend a three-game win streak when they visit the UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (5-8, 0-0 WAC) on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at UTRGV Fieldhouse. The contest airs at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is set at 139.5.
Grand Canyon vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Predictions
Grand Canyon vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Betting Odds
|Grand Canyon||-8||139.5 points|
Grand Canyon vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Last 10 Games
- Grand Canyon covered the spread five times in its last 10 matchups while putting up a 8-2 record straight-up in those games.
- Grand Canyon’s last 10 contests saw five go over the total.
- The Antelopes’ past 10 games have ended with an average of 133.3 points scored. That’s 6.2 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
- During the past 10 games, the Antelopes are scoring 1.8 points less per game compared to their season average.
- UT Rio Grande Valley covered the spread eight times in its last 10 matchups while putting up a 3-7 record straight-up in those games.
- The final scores of the last 10 UT Rio Grande Valley games have exceeded the set total six times.
- The past 10 Vaqueros games averaged 6.6 more points (146.1) than this matchup’s over/under.
- Over their past 10 games, the Vaqueros have scored 0.9 more points per contest compared to their 72.7 PPG season-long scoring average.
Grand Canyon vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Betting Trends
- Grand Canyon has compiled a 6-5-0 record against the spread this season.
- The Antelopes have an ATS record of 4-2 when playing as at least 8-point favorites.
- Games involving Grand Canyon have hit the over five times out of 11 chances this season.
- The Antelopes put up 72.8 points per game, 5.1 fewer points than the 77.9 the Vaqueros give up.
- When Grand Canyon puts up more than 77.9 points, it is 3-1 against the spread and 6-0 overall.
- UT Rio Grande Valley has covered the spread nine times this year (9-2-0).
- In games they have played as 8-point underdogs or more, the Vaqueros have a perfect ATS record of 5-0.
- Games involving UT Rio Grande Valley have hit the over seven times out of 11 chances this season.
- The Vaqueros’ 72.7 points per game are 14.5 more points than the 58.2 the Antelopes give up.
- UT Rio Grande Valley has put together a 5-3 ATS record and a 5-6 overall record in games it scores more than 58.2 points.
Grand Canyon vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Over/Under Trends
- Four Grand Canyon games this season have gone over Thursday’s total of 139.5 points.
- In UT Rio Grande Valley’s 11 games this season, eight have finished with more combined scoring than Thursday’s total of 139.5.
- The total for the game of 139.5 is six points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Antelopes (72.8 points per game) and the Vaqueros (72.7 points per game).
- This game’s total is 3.4 fewer points than the 136.1 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020.
- The Antelopes have seen a 133.6 average over/under in their games this season, 5.9 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
- Vaqueros’ games have a total points bet of 145.9 points this season, 6.4 points more than the over/under for this matchup.
Grand Canyon Team Leaders
- Jovan Blacksher Jr.: 17.1 PTS, 2.2 STL, 43.8 FG%, 43.4 3PT% (33-for-76)
- Gabe McGlothan: 10.2 PTS, 44.8 FG%, 33.3 3PT% (14-for-42)
- Holland Woods: 12.2 PTS, 1.2 STL, 40.8 FG%, 42.6 3PT% (23-for-54)
- Chance McMillian: 5.5 PTS, 36 FG%, 35 3PT% (14-for-40)
- Sean Miller-Moore: 6.5 PTS, 51.7 FG%
UT Rio Grande Valley Team Leaders
- Justin Johnson: 17.4 PTS, 52.7 FG%, 43.2 3PT% (19-for-44)
- Marek Nelson: 11.6 PTS, 2.1 STL, 46.8 FG%, 27.5 3PT% (11-for-40)
- Ricky Nelson: 10.4 PTS, 42 FG%, 52.4 3PT% (11-for-21)
- Mike Adewunmi: 8.5 PTS, 41.8 FG%, 30 3PT% (12-for-40)
- RayQuan Taylor: 7.5 PTS, 58.3 FG%, 21.4 3PT% (3-for-14)
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