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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Houston Cougars Over Tulane Green Wave

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Houston when they take on the Tulane Green Wave on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Tulane sat as 11.5-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Houston Cougars vs Tulane Green Wave Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Tulane Green Wave battles the Houston Cougars, currently sitting with a 17-7 mark (9-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 13-5-1 for the Tulane Green Wave and 8-11 for the Houston Cougars.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 295-ranked Tulane Green Wave and the No. 82-rated Houston Cougars in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Tulane's No. 220-ranked scoring average of 69.04 PPG, against a Houston Cougars defense rated No. 28 and allowing 64.08 PPG. The Tulane Green Wave FG% has averaged 39.77% to date this season, less than the Houston Cougars shooters have managed so far (46.06% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Houston got 31 points from Damyean Dotson en route to a 82-64 victory over Central Florida on Wednesday at Hofheinz Pavilion.

The Green Wave endured a 74-65 loss at the hands of the Pirates on Saturday, despite a 16-point effort from Cameron Reynolds at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games on the road
  • Tulane is 4-6-2 ATS in its last 12 games
  • Tulane is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tulane's last 8 games
  • Tulane is 0-3-2 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston at Tulsa, Saturday, February 11th
Tulane at Southern Methodist, Wednesday, February 15th