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Houston Cougars Host the Tulsa Golden Hurricane in NCAA College Basketball Action

Tulsa Golden Hurricane


Houston Cougars
Thursday, February 05, 2015 7:00 PM ET
Hofheinz Pavilion

The Houston Cougars will hit the floor running against the away Tulsa Golden Hurricane Thursday, looking to improve their record and boost betting bankrolls by covering the point spread in the process.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Houston Cougars Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Houston Cougars betting line as 8.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Houston Cougars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 9-12 and 7-12 ATS Houston Cougars will face the 16-5 Tulsa Golden Hurricane, who own a 9-9 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Houston Cougars are 6-11 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 7-5.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 68-rated Tulsa Golden Hurricane taking on the No. 262-rated Houston Cougars in this contest.

How Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Houston Cougars Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Tulsa is ranked No. 43 in NCAA basketball at 37.38 per game. Contrast that with Houston's No. 103 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Houston is the No. 19-ranked team in the country at 8.33 per game, while Tulsa rates No. 211 at 5.14 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Hurricane grabbed a 78-71 win over the Bulls on Saturday, behind a 21-point effort from Rashad Smith at Reynolds Center.

The Cougars grabbed a 70-68 win over the Huskies on Sunday, behind a 18-point effort from Jherrod Stiggers at Hofheinz Pavilion.

Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Houston Cougars Betting Odds Trends

Tulsa is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Tulsa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Tulsa's last 6 games
Tulsa is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Houston is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Houston is 2-8 SU in its last 10 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 7 games
Houston is 11-5 SU in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tulsa home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, February 7th
Houston at Southern Methodist, Thursday, February 12th