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Houston Cougars Host the Fairfield Stags in NCAA College Basketball Action

The Houston Cougars will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Fairfield Stags at Health and PE Arena on Wednesday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Fairfield Stags in this one, their betting line was listed as 15.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Fairfield Stags vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston Cougars battles the Fairfield Stags, currently sitting with a 3-4 mark (3-3 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 1-3 for the Houston Cougars and 4-2 for the Fairfield Stags.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 262-rated Fairfield Stags taking on the No. 140-rated Houston Cougars in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 86-ranked offense, averaging 79.83 PPG, against a Stags defense that ranks No. 170 at 73.83 PPG. The Cougars field goal percentage has averaged 48.07% so far, more than the Stags marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.7% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Stags endured a 78-76 loss at the hands of the Seahawks on Friday, despite a 22-point effort from Tyler Nelson at Spiro Sports Center.

The Cougars blew out Arkansas on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 91-65 win at Health and PE Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Fairfield is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Fairfield is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Fairfield at LIU-Brooklyn, Sunday, December 10th
Houston at Saint Louis, Saturday, December 9th