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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Houston Cougars in Battle with Cornell Big Red

The Houston Cougars will hit the floor running against the away Cornell Big Red Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Houston Cougars as -19.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Cornell Big Red vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Cougars sport a record of 5-0 and 2-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Cornell Big Red have 1-4 and 1-0-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-2 for the Houston Cougars and 1-1 for the Cornell Big Red.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 29-rated Houston Cougars and the No. 328-ranked Cornell Big Red, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Houston's No. 33-ranked scoring average of 85.4 PPG, against a Cornell Big Red defense rated No. 183 and allowing 75 PPG. The Houston Cougars FG% has averaged 50.49% to date this season, more than the Cornell Big Red shooters have managed so far (41.75% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cornell got 14 points from Stone Gettings but lost anyway, 76-61, to Monmouth on Tuesday at Multipurpose Activity Center.

The Cougars got 20 points from Rob Gray Jr. as Houston ran past Vermont 72-71 on Wednesday at Germain Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Cornell is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games
  • Cornell is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Cornell home to Northeastern, Wednesday, November 30th
Houston at LSU, Tuesday, November 29th