Who's Playing

Texas State-San Marcos @ Texas-Arlington

Current Records: Texas State-San Marcos 12-5; Texas-Arlington 8-11

What to Know

The Texas-Arlington Mavericks lost both of their matches to the Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats last season on scores of 56-63 and 68-79, so they're hoping to turn the tables this season. The Mavericks and Texas State-San Marcos will face off in a Sun Belt battle at 8 p.m. ET on Thursday at College Park Center. Given that these two teams suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this contest.

It was close but no cigar for Texas-Arlington as they fell 98-96 to the Little Rock Trojans on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the Bobcats came up short against the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Saturday, falling 67-60.

Texas-Arlington is expected to lose this next one by 3.5. Those sticking with them against the spread have guts, to put it politely, as the team has let down bettors in their past three games.

The losses put Texas-Arlington at 8-11 and Texas State-San Marcos at 12-5. The Mavericks are 4-6 after losses this year, Texas State-San Marcos 2-2.

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: College Park Center -- Arlington, Texas
  • Follow: CBS Sports App

Odds

The Bobcats are a 3.5-point favorite against the Mavericks, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The line has drifted a bit towards the Bobcats, as the game opened with the Bobcats as a 2-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Texas-Arlington have won nine out of their last 14 games against Texas State-San Marcos.

  • Feb 13, 2021 - Texas State-San Marcos 79 vs. Texas-Arlington 68
  • Feb 11, 2021 - Texas State-San Marcos 63 vs. Texas-Arlington 56
  • Feb 28, 2020 - Texas State-San Marcos 87 vs. Texas-Arlington 85
  • Jan 25, 2020 - Texas-Arlington 64 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 62
  • Mar 09, 2019 - Texas-Arlington 81 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 73
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Texas-Arlington 84 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 77
  • Mar 02, 2018 - Texas-Arlington 85 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 82
  • Feb 10, 2018 - Texas-Arlington 70 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 68
  • Mar 11, 2017 - Texas State-San Marcos 83 vs. Texas-Arlington 62
  • Feb 04, 2017 - Texas-Arlington 76 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 61
  • Jan 07, 2017 - Texas State-San Marcos 81 vs. Texas-Arlington 73
  • Mar 11, 2016 - Texas-Arlington 72 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 63
  • Mar 01, 2016 - Texas-Arlington 75 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 69
  • Feb 09, 2016 - Texas-Arlington 65 vs. Texas State-San Marcos 53