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Houston Cougars vs Grambling State Tigers Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

Grambling State TigersHouston Cougars
Nov 17, 8:00 PM | Hofheinz Pavilion

Grambling State Tigers vs Houston Cougars Odds


The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Houston and Grambling State on Saturday, with the host Cougars trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Houston battles the Tigers, currently sitting with a 0-3 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Cougars and 0-0 for the Tigers.

View Grambling State vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Cougars sit at No. 205 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 328 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Cougars will win this game 76-40.

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tigers rank No. 328 in NCAA Division 1 with 27.7 per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 24 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Houston is college basketball's No. 147-ranked team at 6.5 per game, while the Tigers rate No. 193 with 5.7 per game.

Defensively, Grambling State features the nation's No. 307-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.3 points per game. Houston, meanwhile, comes in at No. 93 nationally in scoring at home.

Grambling State was an 80-54 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Miami (Ohio). Grambling State was run off the court by the RedHawks on Tuesday as Miami (Ohio) routed them 80-54 at Millett Hall.

Houston was a 77-75 winner in their most recent outing on the road against San Jose State. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Houston earned a 77-75 victory over San Jose State on Tuesday, getting 17 points from TaShawn Thomas at The Event Center.

Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Tigers at Cougars trends to consider:
Houston is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Houston is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Grambling State at Texas Tech, Tuesday, November 20
Houston home to Louisiana College, Monday, November 19