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Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars NCAA College Hoops Odds

Hofheinz Pavilion features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Houston Cougars and the visiting Cincinnati Bearcats in college hoops betting odds action on Thursday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Houston Cougars in this one found them listed as 2-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Bearcats was expected to move the line.

Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Cougars bring a 21-8 record (14-9-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 21-8 Bearcats, who are 13-14-1 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Houston go 13-11 so far and the Cincinnati Bearcats go 11-16-1.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 70 (Houston) and the No. 36 (Cincinnati) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Cincinnati is ranked No. 45 in NCAA basketball at 38.97 per game. Contrast that with Houston's No. 64 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Houston is the No. 147-ranked team in the country at 6.9 per game, while Cincinnati rates No. 85 at 7.69 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cincinnati got 27 points from Troy Caupain en route to a 65-56 victory over East Carolina on Saturday at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Damyean Dotson scored 22 points and helped out with 22 rebounds for Houston on Sunday, leading the Cougars to a 75-68 victory over Connecticut at Gampel Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • Cincinnati is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Cincinnati's last 6 games
  • Cincinnati is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cincinnati home to Southern Methodist, Sunday, March 6th