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Houston Cougars take on Bulls in NCAA Basketball Betting

The South Florida Bulls will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Houston Cougars at Sun Dome on Wednesday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the South Florida Bulls in this one found them listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Cougars was expected to move the line.

Houston Cougars vs South Florida Bulls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The South Florida Bulls are 3-10 so far on the season, and 5-7 ATS vs the number. The Houston Cougars, meanwhile, are 10-2 and 4-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen South Florida go 5-7 and the Houston Cougars go 5-2 on betting totals.

The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the South Florida Bulls at No. 286 and the Houston Cougars at No. 66 heading into this college basketball betting matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits South Florida's No. 245-ranked offense, averaging 64 PPG, against a Cougars defense that ranks No. 139 at 69.92 PPG. The Bulls field goal percentage has averaged 41.09% so far, less than the Cougars marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.5% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston cruised to victory on Monday, running Nicholls State out of the gym and running up a 76-49 score at Hofheinz Pavilion.

South Florida suffered a 66-49 loss against Seton Hall on Tuesday, getting 19 points from Angel Nunez in a losing effort at Prudential Center.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games when playing South Florida
  • South Florida is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • South Florida is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • South Florida is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Houston
  • South Florida is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Houston

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Temple, Saturday, January 2nd
South Florida at Southern Methodist, Saturday, January 2nd