The UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros (6-14, 1-7 WAC) are 2.5-point underdogs as they look to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the Tarleton State Texans (9-13, 4-5 WAC) on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at UTRGV Fieldhouse. The game airs at 8:00 PM ET. The matchup’s point total is set at 143.5.
Tarleton State vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Predictions
Tarleton State vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Betting Odds
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Tarleton State vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Last 10 Games
- Tarleton State covered the spread three times in its last 10 contests while putting up a 5-5 record straight-up in those games.
- Tarleton State’s last 10 games saw eight go over the total.
- The Texans’ past 10 games have ended with an average of 128.5 points scored. That’s 15.0 fewer points than this contest’s over/under.
- The Texans’ per-game scoring average across their last 10 games is 3.2 points higher than their season-long average.
- UT Rio Grande Valley is 2-8 overall and 6-4-0 against the spread in its last 10 games.
- UT Rio Grande Valley’s last 10 games saw six go over the total.
- The last 10 Vaqueros games averaged 149.8 total points, 6.3 more points than this matchup’s over/under.
- In the last 10 games, the Vaqueros are scoring 72.4 points per game compared to their 73.2 season average.
Tarleton State vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Betting Trends
- Tarleton State has covered the spread in a matchup 10 times this season (10-10-0).
- The Texans are 2-4 ATS when playing as at least 2.5-point favorites.
- Games involving Tarleton State have hit the over 10 times out of 20 chances this season.
- The Texans put up 65.0 points per game, 13.5 fewer points than the 78.5 the Vaqueros allow.
- Tarleton State is 1-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall when scoring more than 78.5 points.
- UT Rio Grande Valley has gone 10-8-0 against the spread this season.
- In games they were an underdog in by 2.5 points or more so far this season, the Vaqueros went 9-6 against the spread.
- This year, 12 of UT Rio Grande Valley’s games have gone over the point total out of 18 chances.
- The Vaqueros put up an average of 73.2 points per game, 6.8 more points than the 66.4 the Texans allow.
- When it scores more than 66.4 points, UT Rio Grande Valley is 8-5 against the spread and 6-10 overall.
Tarleton State vs. UT Rio Grande Valley Over/Under Trends
- Tarleton State and its opponents have combined to go over Saturday’s over/under of 143.5 points five times this season.
- In UT Rio Grande Valley’s 18 games this season, 14 have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s over/under of 143.5.
- The over/under for the game of 143.5 is 5.3 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Texans (65.0 points per game) and the Vaqueros (73.2 points per game).
- The 144.9 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.4 more than the 143.5 total in this contest.
- This season the average total for Texans games is 128.0 points, 15.5 fewer than the over/under of 143.5 points for this contest.
- The over/under for this contest is 4.2 points fewer than the average over/under in Vaqueros’ games this season (147.7 points).
Tarleton State Team Leaders
- Montre’ Gipson: 15.5 PTS, 1.3 STL, 43.2 FG%, 29.5 3PT% (26-for-88)
- Tahj Small: 14.6 PTS, 1.3 STL, 44.4 FG%, 32.5 3PT% (27-for-83)
- Freddy Hicks: 11.4 PTS, 39.7 FG%, 30.0 3PT% (18-for-60)
- Shamir Bogues: 7.1 PTS, 2.0 STL, 46.4 FG%, 13.0 3PT% (3-for-23)
- Noah McDavid: 6.0 PTS, 38.5 FG%, 35.7 3PT% (20-for-56)
UT Rio Grande Valley Team Leaders
- Justin Johnson: 16.7 PTS, 50.9 FG%, 34.5 3PT% (20-for-58)
- Mike Adewunmi: 9.6 PTS, 41.5 FG%, 28.6 3PT% (20-for-70)
- Marek Nelson: 10.2 PTS, 1.6 STL, 46.6 FG%, 30.2 3PT% (16-for-53)
- Ricky Nelson: 8.5 PTS, 42.3 FG%, 48.1 3PT% (13-for-27)
- RayQuan Taylor: 6.6 PTS, 59.6 FG%, 26.7 3PT% (4-for-15)
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