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UNCG Spartans vs Texas Longhorns Prediction 12/29/2023

The UNCG Spartans (9-3) travel to face off against the Texas Longhorns (9-2) on Friday, December 29th. This game will be played at Moody Center in Austin and televised on LHN. Both UNCG and Texas will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 8:00 ET.

UNCG Spartans vs Texas Longhorns

The UNCG Spartans Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Heading into their matchup against Texas, UNCG has a 9-3 overall record. In away games, the Spartans are 3-3, while they are 2-0 at home. UNCG has a subpar ATS performance, sitting below .500 at 3-5. In their last ten games, UNCG has struggled vs. the spread, going 0-4.

UNCG comes in with an over/under record of 5-3-0 through 12 games, with their games averaging a combined 145 points per game so far. The Spartans have an over/under record of 0-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 154 points per game.

The Texas Longhorns Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Texas will be competing in their 12th game of the season, and currently have a 9-2 record. In away games, the Longhorns have a 1-1 record this season, while holding a 5-1 record when playing at home. As of today’s game, Texas has a 2-6 record against the spread. In their last five games, the team is 1-4 ATS.

After 11 games, Texas has an over/under record of 4-4-0, with their games averaging a combined 147.6 points per game so far. The Longhorns have an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 144 points per game.

UNCG Offense Breakdown

In contrast to their season average of 82 points per game, the UNCG had a below average performance. They scored 63 points against High Point and had a field goal percentage of 40.7%. On the offensive front, the Spartans have a season-long field goal percentage of 47%, ranking 165th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 102nd in terms of percentage and 22nd in three-pointers made.

Mikeal Brown-Jones (F) 19.4 7.4 1.2
Keyshaun Langley (G) 14.3 3.2 2.5
Donovan Atwell (G) 12.7 3.2 0.3

Texas Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Texas offense tallied 65 points in a matchup against Marquette. Their field goal percentage for the game was 41.7%, and they made 4 threes. In terms of offense, the Longhorns have a season-long field goal percentage of 49%, putting them 48th in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 161st in percentage and 216th in three-pointers made.

Max Abmas (G) 17.7 3.0 4.3
Tyrese Hunter (G) 11.7 2.6 4.3
Dillon Mitchell (F) 11.6 9.7 2.1

UNCG Team Defense

At this time, the Spartans’ defense is positioned 121st in the country, permitting 69.3 points per game. In their most recent game, the UNCG defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as High Point knocked down 11 three-pointers on their way to 74 points.

Texas Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Texas defense is giving up an average of 65.1 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 5.0 threes per game vs. UNCG. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.4%.

Spartans vs Longhorns Trends

  • Across their last five road contests, UNCG has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 74 points per game.
  • Across their ten previous home games, Texas has an ATS mark of 4-6. Their straight up record in these matchups was 4-6 while averaging 72 points per game.
  • The last ten games that UNCG was the underdog, they have an ATS mark of 5-5 while going 4-6 straight up.
  • In their last three games as the betting favorite, the Longhorns have a straight up record of 3-0, while going 1-2 against the spread.

Spartans vs Longhorns Prediction

In this Longhorns vs. Longhorns matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Longhorns at -14.5. While we project the Longhorns to win 77-67, our recommendation is to bet on the Spartans for the point-spread.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 143.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the over.

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