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Houston Cougars vs Arizona Wildcats 03/24/2022 Men’s Basketball Championship Picks, Tips and Predictions

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Houston Cougars vs Arizona Wildcats 03-24-2022 Men's Basketball Championship Picks Tips and Predictions

Houston Cougars vs Arizona Wildcats 03/24/2022 – It is going to be a hot and exciting Thursday night as the Houston Cougars take on the Arizona Wildcats at the AT&T Center. The Houston Cougars had the last roar of the season as they finished first in the American Athletic Conference with an overall record of 15-3. The Arizona Wildcats also finished first among the Pac-12 teams with a conference record of 18-2 and an overall record of 33-3. The Wildcats are looking forward to building on their TCU win but Sweet 16 predictions are leaning towards the Houston Cougars in this game.

Houston Cougars vs Arizona Wildcats 03/24/2022

When:Thursday, March 24, 9:59 PM ET
Where:AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
TV:TBS
Stream:Sofascore
Houston Cougars vs Arizona Wildcats 03/24/2022
TeamSP/RLTOTALML
Houston Cougars+2 (-107)144.5 o (-107)+113
Arizona Wildcats-2 (-107)144.5 u (-107)
-127
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Houston Cougars

The Houston Cougars won brilliantly in their last outing against Illinois with a score of 68-53. The star for the Cougars in that game was Taze Moore with 21 points and 7 boards. Jamal Shead also shined with 18 points and 3 steals while Kyle Edwards contributed with 15 points. As a team, Houston is scoring an average of 75.8 points in every game. The lead scorer is none other than Kyle Edwards who has a comfortable average of 13.9 points in every game. On defense, the Houston Cougars are allowing opponents to score an average of 59 points in each game.

Players to watch: Marcus Sasser G (GP 12, MIN 31.9, PTS 17.7, REB 2.8, AST 2.6, STL 2.2, BLK 0.1, TO 2.2, FG% 43.7, FT% 74.4, 3P% 43.7), Kyler Edwards G (GP 35, MIN 33.9, PTS 13.9, REB 6, AST 3.2, STL 1.1, BLK 0.4, TO 1.6, FG% 37.5, FT% 71.1, 3P% 33.6), Fabian White Jr. F (GP 36, MIN 27.9, PTS 13, REB 5.8, AST 1.2, STL 1.1, BLK 1.4, TO 1.2, FG% 49.7, FT% 69.7, 3P% 38.6).

Arizona Wildcats

 The Arizona Wildcats won in overtime against TCU in their last outing. In that game, the star Wildcat was Bennedict Mathurin who scored 30 points for the team. Christian Koloko also contributed with 28 points. As a team, the Arizona Wildcats are scoring an average of 84.6 points in every game. The lead scorer for Arizona is Bennedict Mathurin with an average of 17.8 points in every game and 5.7 boards in every game. On defense, the Arizona Wildcats are allowing opponents to score 67.9 points per game.

Players to watch: Bennedict Mathurin G (GP 36, MIN 32.3, PTS 17.8, REB 5.7, AST 2.5, STL 1, BLK 0.3, TO 1.8, FG% 45.5, FT% 77.1, 3P% 37.2), Azuolas Tubelis F (GP 35, MIN 24.6, PTS 14.2, REB 6.3, AST 2.3, STL 1.1, BLK 0.7, TO 2.1, FG% 55.2, FT% 66.4, 3P% 27), Christian Koloko C (GP 36, MIN 25.3, PTS 12.7, REB 7.4, AST 1.4, STL 0.7, BLK 2.8, TO 1.6, FG% 64.2, FT% 73.4, 3P% 0).

Houston Cougars vs Arizona Wildcats Betting Predictions

Trends

Houston Cougars

Houston are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston’s last 9 games.
Houston are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Cougars are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Arizona.
Houston are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games this season.

Arizona Wildcats

The total has gone OVER in 7 of Arizona’s last 8 games.
Arizona are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games.
Wildcats are 5-0 SU in their last 5 games this season.
Arizona are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games played in March.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Arizona’s last 13 games played on a Thursday.

Houston Cougars vs Arizona Wildcats Betting Picks

Summary: The Wildcats are celebrating after their win at TCU but are still lacking in their defense. The Houston Cougars, on the other hand, have a very strong offense as well as defense and are thus expected to win strongly in this game according to March madness betting trends.

Moneyline: +113 is the ML for the Cougars and -127 is the ML for the Wildcats.

ATS: A spread of +2 (-107) is out for Houston and a spread of -2 (-107) is out for Arizona.

Totals: Look for the total to go over 144.5 (-107) for the Cougars and the same to go under for the Wildcats.

Score Prediction: 75-73, Cougars win.