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Central Florida Knights Home to Houston Cougars in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Houston Cougars will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Knights in Central Florida at CFE Arena on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Houston Cougars in this one, their betting line was listed as -3-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Houston Cougars vs Central Florida Knights Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Central Florida Knights bring a 14-7 record (11-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 16-5 Cougars, who are 9-8 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Central Florida go 5-14 so far and the Houston Cougars go 7-10.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 128-rated Central Florida Knights and the No. 31-ranked Houston Cougars, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Central Florida's No. 259 nationally ranked offense (63.81 points per game) against a Houston Cougars defense that sits as the No. 39 at 66.38 PPG. The Central Florida Knights have been averaging 43.51% from the field, less than the Cougars have managed so far this season (46.25% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Corey Davis Jr. scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 80-70 to Cincinnati at BB on Wednesday).

Central Florida got 20 points from B.J. Taylor en route to a 70-61 victory over Connecticut on Wednesday at CFE Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 15-4 SU in its last 19 games
  • Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Central Florida
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Houston's last 9 games when playing Central Florida
  • Central Florida is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Central Florida is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Central Florida's last 9 games
  • Central Florida is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Southern Methodist, Thursday, February 8th
Central Florida at Cincinnati, Tuesday, February 6th