Texas-Arlington @ San Diego State
Current Records: Texas-Arlington 1-4; San Diego State 3-1
What to Know
The Texas-Arlington Mavericks will hit the road for the second straight game as they head to Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl at 10 p.m. ET this past Saturday. The San Diego State Aztecs will be strutting in after a victory while the Mavericks will be stumbling in from a defeat.
Texas-Arlington suffered a grim 64-36 defeat to the North Texas Mean Green this past Thursday.
Meanwhile, San Diego State sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 65-63 win over the Arizona State Sun Devils this past Thursday. Four players on San Diego State scored in the double digits: guard Lamont Butler (14), guard Matt Bradley (12), forward Nathan Mensah (10), and forward Keshad Johnson (10).
Texas-Arlington have to know they'll be fighting an uphill battle given the 19.50 point spread they are up against. Those betting on them against the spread shouldn't have high expectations for them since the squad is 0-2 ATS when expected to lose.
Texas-Arlington is now 1-4 while the Aztecs sit at 3-1. A pair of stats to keep an eye on: The Mavericks are stumbling into the contest with the 49th most points allowed per game in college basketball, having given up 76.8 on average. San Diego State has experienced some struggles of their own as they are 50th worst in college basketball in points per game, with only 63.7 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Saturday at 10 p.m. ET
- Where: Viejas Arena at Aztec Bowl -- San Diego, California
- Follow: CBS Sports App
- Ticket Cost: $6.00
The Aztecs are a big 19.5-point favorite against the Mavericks, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 19.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last six years.
Injury Report for San Diego State
- Jaedon LeDee: Out for the Season (Not Injury Related)