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College Basketball Matchup - Houston Cougars Texas A&M C.C. Islanders Odds Preview

Texas A&M C.C. IslandersHouston Cougars
Dec 3, 8:00 PM | Hofheinz Pavilion

Texas A&M C.C. Islanders vs Houston Cougars Odds


The Houston Cougars will hit the floor running against the visiting Texas A&M C.C. Islanders Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

This season, the Cougars are 3-3 overall and 1-2 ATS ATS, while the Islanders are 1-4 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Houston boasts a 2-1 on the OU, and Texas A&M C.C. is 0-0.

View Texas AM CC vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 68 (Cougars) and the No. 116 (Islanders) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-53 result in favor of the Cougars has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 43 nationally ranked offense (78.5 points per game) against a Islanders defense that sits as the No. 84 at 61.6 PPG. The Cougars have been averaging 48.4% from the field, more than the Islanders have managed so far this season (34.6% on average).

Defensively, Texas A&M C.C. features the nation's No. 79-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.5 points per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 115 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Texas A&M C.C., they were a 61-54 loser as they battled Texas Tech at home. Terence Jones went off for 26 points and added 1 rebound but it wasn't enough as Texas Tech handed Texas A&M C.C. a 61-54 defeat at American Bank Center.

Last time out for Houston, they were a 59-58 loser as they battled LSU at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point favorite. Alandise Harris scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 59-58 to LSU at Hofheinz Pavilion on Tuesday).

Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Texas State are 1-2
After playing LSU are 2-7
After a loss are 1-9

A few Islanders at Cougars trends to consider:
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Texas A&M C.C.
Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games at home
Houston is 4-15 SU in its last 19 games

Next up:
Texas A&M C.C. home to South Alabama, Thursday, December 15
Houston at Texas State, Tuesday, December 6