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Houston Cougars vs UTRGV Vaqueros Betting Odds and Trends

UTRGV takes to the basketball court against Houston on Saturday, hoping to send the Cougars to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Hofheinz Pavilion.

UTRGV Vaqueros vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Houston Cougars battles the UTRGV Vaqueros, currently sitting with a 5-8 mark (0-0 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 3-4 for the Houston Cougars and 0-0 for the UTRGV Vaqueros.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Houston Cougars rated this week at No. 80 and the UTRGV Vaqueros sitting at No. 342.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 29 nationally ranked offense (83.4 points per game) against a UTRGV Vaqueros defense that sits as the No. 258 at 84.23 PPG. The Houston Cougars have been averaging 49.5% from the field, more than the Vaqueros have managed so far this season (44.95% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

UTRGV got 24 points from Antonio Green en route to a 98-84 victory over North Florida on Monday at UTPA Fieldhouse.

The Cougars grabbed a 82-77 win over the Rams on Saturday, behind a 30-point effort from Rob Gray Jr. at Hofheinz Pavilion.

Betting Trends
  • UTRGV is 7-17 SU in its last 24 games
  • UTRGV is 2-23 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Houston is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UTRGV home to Wayland Baptist, Wednesday, December 21st
Houston at Liberty, Wednesday, December 21st