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Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Houston Cougars NCAA College Basketball Betting

Southern Methodist Mustangs


Houston Cougars
Thursday, February 12, 2015 9:00 PM ET
Hofheinz Pavilion

The Houston Cougars hope to be lousy hosts on Thursday as the Southern Methodist Mustangs pay a visit to Hofheinz Pavilion on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Houston Cougars Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Houston Cougars were listed as 13-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Houston Cougars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Southern Methodist Mustangs will look to cover the spread vs the Houston Cougars on Thursday, as the Mustangs are 10-10-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cougars are 7-13 ATS. Southern Methodist is 8-9-2 against the total, while Houston is 6-12 versus the total betting line.

This game puts the Houston Cougars, most recently No. 262 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Southern Methodist Mustangs, who rate No. 44 in the latest survey.

How Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Houston Cougars Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 175 nationally ranked offense (65.18 points per game) against a Southern Methodist Mustangs defense that sits as the No. 16 at 58.83 PPG. The Houston Cougars have been averaging 38.39% from the field, less than the Mustangs have managed so far this season (48.53% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Nic Moore scored 23 points leading the Mustangs to a 68-57 victory over Tulsa at Reynolds Center on Saturday.

Danrad Knowles scored 10 points in a futile effort to lead the Cougars to a win (they lost 57-44 to Tulsa at Hofheinz Pavilion on Thursday).

Southern Methodist Mustangs vs Houston Cougars Betting Odds Trends

Southern Methodist is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games
Southern Methodist is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Southern Methodist's last 12 games on the road
Southern Methodist is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Houston
Houston is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games
Houston is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 8 games
Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Methodist home to Connecticut, Saturday, February 14th
Houston at Central Florida, Sunday, February 15th