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Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs Houston Cougars NCAA College Hoops Odds

The Tulsa Golden Hurricane will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Cougars in Houston at Health and PE Arena on Thursday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Houston Cougars betting line as -10.5-point favorites 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Cougars currently sport a 12-3 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-5 ATS. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 10-6 and 8-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Houston Cougars produce a 4-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Tulsa Golden Hurricane have gone 9-5 against the totals betting line.

The Houston Cougars sit at No. 41 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tulsa Golden Hurricane sit at No. 102 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 61-ranked offense, averaging 79.47 PPG, against a Golden Hurricane defense that ranks No. 145 at 72.06 PPG. The Cougars field goal percentage has averaged 47.72% so far, more than the Golden Hurricane marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.04% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tulsa suffered a 76-67 loss against Memphis on Saturday, getting 17 points from Martins Igbanu in a losing effort at FedExForum.

Houston got 13 points from Rob Gray Jr. but lost anyway, 81-63, to Wichita State on Thursday at Charles Koch Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Tulsa is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Tulsa is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Tulsa is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Tulsa is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
  • Houston is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • Houston is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Tulsa
  • Houston is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games when playing Tulsa

Next Betting Matchups

Tulsa home to Wichita State, Saturday, January 13th
Houston at East Carolina, Sunday, January 14th