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Houston Cougars Home to Tulane Green Wave in NCAA Basketball Betting

The Tulane Green Wave hope to send their betting backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the point spread at Hofheinz Pavilion against the Houston Cougars.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Houston sat as -18-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston Cougars battles the Tulane Green Wave, currently sitting with a 4-15 mark (5-9-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 6-10 for the Houston Cougars and 10-4-1 for the Tulane Green Wave.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 129 (Houston) and the No. 281 (Tulane) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tulane Green Wave rank No. 230 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 33.89 per game. That compares with Houston’s No. 193 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Houston is college basketball's No. 88-ranked team at 8.19 per game, while the Tulane Green Wave rate No. 164 with 7 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Cameron Reynolds scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Green Wave to a win (they lost 78-61 to Cincinnati at Devlin Fieldhouse on Saturday).

The Cougars were hammered by Southern Methodist on Saturday, losing by a 85-64 final at Moody Coliseum in college basketball betting action.

Betting Trends
  • Tulane is 2-5-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Tulane is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Tulane's last 8 games
  • Tulane is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Houston is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Houston is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
  • Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Houston's last 9 games

Next Betting Matchups

Tulane at Connecticut, Saturday, January 28th
Houston at Temple, Saturday, January 28th