Houston Prairie View A&M Betting Preview
Prairie View A&M Panthers vs Houston Cougars Odds
Houston looks to cover the Cougars-Panthers pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 9-2 mark when they host Prairie View A&M in college basketball wagering action.
The Cougars sit at 9-2 (3-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Panthers are currently 5-7 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Houston is 2-2 OU, and Prairie View A&M is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cougars rated this week at No. 175 and the Panthers sitting at No. 41. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 83-71 result in favor of the Cougars.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Panthers is ranked No. 36 in NCAA hoops at 39.8 per game. Contrast that with Houston’s No. 10 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Houston is the No. 170-ranked team in the country at 6.2 per game, while Prairie View A&M rates No. 315 at 4.3 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Prairie View A&M owns the country's No. 210-rated mark, allowing 72.9 points per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 37 in scoring at home.
Prairie View A&M was an 85-53 loser in its last match on the road against California. Prairie View A&M was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by California and falling by an 85-53 score at Haas Pavilion.
Houston won its last outing, a 79-57 result against Chicago State on December 22. Houston cruised to victory on Saturday, running Chicago State out of the gym and running up a 79-57 score at Hofheinz Pavilion.
Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Chicago State are 1-0
After a win are 8-2
A few Panthers at Cougars trends to consider:
Houston is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Houston is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Prairie View A&M at Alcorn State, Wednesday, January 2
Houston home to Texas-Pan American, Thursday, January 3