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Houston Cougars take on Friars in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Providence Friars will try to pay off for their supporters and betting fans on Wednesday when they play host to the Houston Cougars at Mohegan Sun Arena in NCAA basketball odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Houston Cougars were listed as -3-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Houston Cougars vs Providence Friars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Houston Cougars have watched them go 9-2 and 4-3 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Providence Friars are at 8-3 and 2-8 ATS. In totals betting, the Providence Friars are 7-3, while the Houston Cougars have a 3-4 mark.

This game puts the Providence Friars, most recently No. 115 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Houston Cougars, who rate No. 32 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Houston Cougars rank No. 55 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 39.18 per game. That compares with Providence’s No. 165 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Providence is college basketball's No. 196-ranked team at 6.82 per game, while the Houston Cougars rate No. 72 with 8.82 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cougars blew out Prairie View A&M on Sunday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 92-72 win at Health and PE Arena.

The Friars got 15 points from Nate Watson as Providence ran past Stony Brook 62-60 on Sunday at Dunkin Donuts Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Providence is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at South Florida, Thursday, December 28th
Providence at Sacred Heart, Friday, December 22nd