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Houston Cougars vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane in college hoops odds

Tulsa Golden HurricaneHouston Cougars
Jan 4, 8:00 PM | Hofheinz Pavilion

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Houston Cougars Odds


Tulsa pays a visit to Houston on Wednesday, hoping to send the Cougars to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Hofheinz Pavilion.

The Cougars currently sports a 8-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Golden Hurricane are 7-7 and 5-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Cougars produce a 3-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Golden Hurricane have gone 7-3 against the number.

View Tulsa vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're going with the Cougars in this one, they're listed as 1-point favorites on the NCAAB betting menu for Monday's contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 132 (Cougars) and the No. 146 (Golden Hurricane) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-72 result in favor of the Cougars has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Houston has the nation's No. 16-rated offensive output, at 80.2 PPG. The visiting Golden Hurricane defense ranks No. 126 allowing on average 64.8 PPG. The Cougars FG% has averaged 48.8% so far, more than the Golden Hurricane marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Tulsa owns the country's No. 16-rated mark, allowing 58.8 points per game on the highway. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 59 in scoring at home.

Tulsa won its last outing, a 74-66 result against TCU on December 31. They covered in that game as a 2-point favorite. Tulsa earned a 74-66 victory over TCU on Saturday, getting 23 points from Jordan Clarkson at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

In their last action, Houston was a 94-71 winner at home against Texas State. Houston cruised to victory on Friday, running Texas State out of the gym and running up a 94-71 score at Hofheinz Pavilion.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Southern Methodist are 7-3
After playing TCU are 5-5
After a win are 6-4

Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing Texas El Paso are 6-4
After playing Texas State are 0-4
After a win are 6-4

A few Golden Hurricane at Cougars trends to consider:
Tulsa is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Tulsa is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Tulsa
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games when playing Tulsa

Next up:
Tulsa home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, January 7
Houston at Texas El Paso, Saturday, January 7