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Feb 22, 9:00 PM | FedExForum

Houston Cougars vs Memphis Tigers Odds

12-13TEAM RECORD20-7

Memphis looks to cover the Tigers-Cougars pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 20-7 mark when they host Houston in college basketball action.

The Tigers sit at 20-7 (7-14-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Cougars are currently 12-13 (8-6-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Memphis is 7-15 OU, and Houston is 8-7 OU.

View Houston vs Memphis Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Memphis opened as 11.5-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 74 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Cougars, who rate No. 161 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-71 victory for the Tigers.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Memphis's No. 54 nationally ranked offense (74.1 points per game) against a Cougars defense that sits as the No. 190 at 68.2 PPG. The Tigers have been averaging 45.4% from the field, less than the Cougars have managed so far this season (45.8% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Houston owns the country's No. 261-rated mark, allowing 74.7 points per game on the highway. Memphis, on the other hand, rates No. 67 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 76-64 loser as they battled Texas El Paso on the road. They earned a push in the match as a 12-point underdog. Houston suffered a 76-64 loss against Texas El Paso on Saturday, getting 18 points from Alandise Harris in a losing effort at Haskins Center.

Memphis was a 67-52 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Rice. They failed to cover the 2–point spread as favorites. Memphis got 14 points from Antonio Barton but lost anyway, 67-52, to Rice on Saturday at Autry Court.

Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing UAB are 4-6
After playing Texas El Paso are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 9-1
Before playing Texas El Paso are 6-0
After playing Rice are 4-1
After a loss are 9-1

A few Cougars at Tigers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 10 games when playing on the road against Memphis
Houston is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Houston is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Memphis
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Memphis's last 5 games at home
Memphis is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing at home against Houston
Memphis is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games at home

Next up:
Houston home to UAB, Saturday, February 26
Memphis at Texas El Paso, Saturday, February 26

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