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NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends - Memphis Tigers Underdogs vs Houston Cougars

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away Memphis Tigers taking on the Houston Cougars Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Houston Cougars to cover the point spread in this one found them as -1.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Memphis Tigers vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Cougars bring a 16-7 record (9-8-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-9 Tigers, who are 8-11-1 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Houston go 9-9 so far and the Memphis Tigers go 10-10.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 113-rated Houston Cougars and the No. 132-ranked Memphis Tigers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Memphis is ranked No. 8 in NCAA basketball at 41.91 per game. Contrast that with Houston's No. 56 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Houston is the No. 125-ranked team in the country at 7.13 per game, while Memphis rates No. 212 at 5.78 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Shaq Goodwin scored 20 points and added 20 rebounds for a double-double, leading Memphis over Cincinnati, 63-59, on Saturday at FedExForum.

The Cougars endured a 77-63 loss at the hands of the Golden Hurricane on Sunday, despite a 23-point effort from Damyean Dotson at Reynolds Center.

Betting Trends
  • Memphis is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • Memphis is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Memphis is 7-14-1 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Memphis is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 10 games
  • Houston is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Memphis at Tulane, Saturday, February 13th
Houston at Central Florida, Saturday, February 13th