North Texas vs Middle Tennessee: C-USA Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 10, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 10, 2021

The No. 3 seed North Texas Mean Green (13-9) and the No. 6 seed Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (5-17) will look to advance in the C-USA tournament on Wednesday as they meet in the quarterfinals of the conference tournament at 10:00 PM ET on ESPN+. North Texas is listed as a  favorite to win this contest and advance closer to an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 10, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

North Texas Betting Information

  • North Texas has compiled a 12-8 record against the spread this season.
  • The Mean Green are 3-0 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 16-point favorite.
  • The Mean Green and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 8 of 20 games this season (40%).
  • The Mean Green lost to UAB 65-61 and failed to cover the spread as 4.5-point favorites, while going over the 125 point total in their last contest on Saturday. Javion Hamlet totaled a team-high 19 points in the loss.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

North Texas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Javion Hamlet 22 14.3 2.8 4.1 0.5 0.0 1.0
James Reese 22 11.3 4.3 1.3 1.4 0.1 2.1
Thomas Bell 22 10.4 5.9 1.0 0.8 1.0 1.0
Zachary Simmons 22 10.3 6.2 2.1 0.6 0.7 0.0
Mardrez McBride 22 6.5 2.0 1.2 0.6 0.2 1.3

Middle Tennessee Betting Information

  • The Blue Raiders have typically come up short ATS this season, with an 8-12 record.
  • Middle Tennessee and its opponents have typically not covered the total points bet this season, only reaching the over in 40% (8) of their 20 games played.
  • The Blue Raiders lost 63-54 to Florida Atlantic in their last contest on Friday. Jalen Jordan scored a team-high 17 points in the loss. They covered the spread as 9.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go under the 138 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Middle Tennessee Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Dontrell Shuler 11 12.5 2.2 2.9 1.1 0.2 1.3
Jordan Davis 22 11.0 3.5 2.0 1.5 0.2 1.3
Jalen Jordan 19 9.3 2.9 2.0 0.9 0.0 1.7
Jo’Vontae Millner 21 7.7 5.1 0.6 0.8 0.6 0.9
DeAndre Dishman 22 6.2 4.7 1.0 1.5 0.2 0.0

Total Facts

  • North Texas’ games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Wednesday’s matchup over/under (126.5 points) in 59.1% of opportunities (13 out of 22 matchups).
  • 13 Middle Tennessee games this year (59.1% of its matchups) finished with a final score higher than Wednesday’s total of 126.5 points.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 126.5 is 6.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Mean Green (71 points per game) and the Blue Raiders (62.3 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 133 points per game, 6.5 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Mean Green have seen a 133.6 average over/under in their games this season, 7.1 points more than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 6.3 points separates the average total points bet in Blue Raiders games (132.8 points) and this matchup’s over/under (126.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/6/2020 North Texas Middle Tennessee -8.5 134 -430 +322 Regular Season 75-70 NO TEX
1/26/2019 N/A North Texas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 70-53 NO TEX

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