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Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars 3/1/2020 Betting Odds, Picks and Preview
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Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars 3/1/2020 – Cincinnati Bearcats will take the road in this game to square-off against the Houston Cougars from Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. This is an important American Athletic Conference between two top teams that are holding the second and third position in their league. Houston is three games above Cincinnati in the second spot and they are one game behind Tulsa at the top position. The ncaa college basketball picks and predictions are out on this game with some of the top betting sites.
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars 3/1/2020
Cincinnati Bearcats hold an overall record of 18-9 and they are 11-4 in their conference games. The Bearcats did well to secure the third spot in the AAC play, but now they are facing an opponent that has been strong in their home field. Cincinnati defeated Wichita State Shockers in their last game when they tossed in 67 points and restricted them to 64. The top shooter for the Bearcats is Jarron Cumberland holding an average of close to 16 points per game.
Players to watch: J. Cumberland G (25 GP 32.2 MIN 15.5 PTS 3.8 REB 4.9 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 3.7 TO 39 FG% 74.1 FT% 31.6 3PT%), K. Williams G (27 GP 28.7 MIN 12.2 PTS 4.8 REB 1.7 AST 1.2 STL 0.9 BLK 1.7 TO 41.9 FG% 78.7 FT% 32.9 3PT%), C. Vogt C (27 GP 29.1 MIN 11.8 PTS 6 REB 0.9 AST 0.3 STL 1.7 BLK 1.7 TO 65.2 FG% 58.9 FT% 0 3PT%).
Houston Cougars are holding an overall record of 21-7 and they are 11-4 in conference play. The Cougars declined from their top spot and they must hope for Tulsa to lose a conference game to get back to the top. Houston had a close game against Memphis Tigers and they lost with a final score of 60-59 in their last outing. It was an unexpected loss for Houston despite Caleb Mills doing his best. Mills is the top shooter for his team touching close to 14 points per game.
Players to watch: C. Mills G (28 GP 22.1 MIN 13.2 PTS 2.4 REB 1.1 AST 0.5 STL 0.1 BLK 1.3 TO 39.9 FG% 75 FT% 36.7 3PT%), Q. Grimes G (27 GP 28 MIN 11.8 PTS 3.7 REB 2.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 44.3 FG% 66.3 FT% 32.1 3PT%), N. Hinton G (28 GP 30.5 MIN 10.3 PTS 9 REB 2.1 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.2 TO 39.7 FG% 73.8 FT% 37 3PT%).
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars Betting Predictions
Cincinnati is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
Houston is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
Cincinnati Bearcats vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks
Based on the odds and the college basketball spreads, Houston Cougars will win this game and cover the spread. Cincinnati’s defense will not stand a chance against Houston’s strong shooting unit.
Moneyline: +225 is the moneyline for Cincinnati Bearcats, while Houston Cougars hold a moneyline of -280.
ATS: A spread of +7 is out for the Bearcats and a spread of -7 is out for the Cougars.
Totals: The total is all set to go over 132.5 for Cincinnati and under 132.5 for Houston.
Score Prediction: 78-67, Houston Cougars.