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Hofstra Pride vs Houston Cougars 11/09/2021 Preview, Spread and Game Analysis

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Hofstra Pride vs Houston Cougars 11-09-2021 Preview Spread and Game Analysis

Hofstra Pride vs Houston Cougars 11/09/2021 – The Houston Cougars will play host to the Hofstra Pride in their NCAA basketball series opener from Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. The Hofstra Pride has been a fairly good team in the Colonial Athletic Conference. The Pride completed their last season at the fourth position but were unable to sustain to the end. The Cougars were known for their incredible performance after completing their last season at the second spot in the American Athletic Conference play. There is no doubt that the basketball betting websites have predicted a win for the Cougars.

Hofstra Pride vs Houston Cougars 11/09/2021

When: Tuesday, November 9, 8:00 PM ET
Where: Fertitta Center, Houston, Texas
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore

Hofstra Pride vs Houston Cougars 11/09/2021

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Hofstra Pride +19 (-110) 143 o (-110) +905
Houston Cougars -19 (-110) 143 u (-110) -1817
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Hofstra Pride

Last season, the Hofstra Pride won eight of their 14 conference games and were 13-10 with their overall performance. Hofstra has a strong field goal percentage at 44.50 but they seem to be lacking behind the arc. The Pride is touching 32.04 and that might turn out to be an issue. When it comes to rebounds, they are touching close to 36 boards per game. Playing against the Cougars is not going to be easy for Hofstra and itโ€™s safe to say that they are in for a defeat in this series opener.

Players to watch: J. Ray G (GP 23, MIN 37.2, PTS 19.3, REB 3.3, AST 3.3, STL 1.7, BLK 0.3, TO 2.1, FG% 42, FT% 84.3, 3P% 37), T. Coburn G (GP 21, MIN 33, PTS 15.1, REB 3.8, AST 0.9, STL 1.2, BLK 0.8, TO 1.3, FG% 43.8, FT% 82, 3P% 39.6), I. Kante F (GP 23, MIN 31.8, PTS 12.9, REB 10.1, AST 0.7, STL 0.5, BLK 0.4, TO 2.2, FG% 56.2, FT% 70.7, 3P% 0).

Houston Cougars

The Cougars will have a perfect start to the season against an easy opponent. Houston won 14 of their 17 conference games last season and was 28-4 with their overall performance. With three defeats in the AAC, Wichita State was tough for the Cougars and they were forced to finish second. Houston is scoring at 35.36 beyond the arc and is touching 43.55 percent with their field goal attempts. The Cougars are closing in at 40.50 from the rebounding department. Overall, the Cougars hold the key to success in this game.

Players to watch: Q. Grimes G (GP 30, MIN 32.8, PTS 17.8, REB 5.7, AST 2, STL 1.4, BLK 0.3, TO 1.8, FG% 40.6, FT% 78.8, 3P% 40.3), M. Sasser G (GP 29, MIN 31.9, PTS 13.7, REB 2.6, AST 2.2, STL 1.4, BLK 0, TO 1.2, FG% 38, FT% 85.2, 3P% 33.5), D. Jarreau G (GP 31, MIN 28.3, PTS 10.6, REB 5.4, AST 4.3, STL 1.3, BLK 0.5, TO 2.4, FG% 43.2, FT% 70.3, 3P% 34.4).

Hofstra Pride vs Houston Cougars Betting Predictions

Trends

Hofstra Pride

Hofstra are 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Hofstra’s last 7 games.
Pride are 6-3 SU in their last 9 games.
Hofstra are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games on the road.
Hofstra are 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 games played in November.

Houston Cougars

Houston are 13-7 ATS in their last 20 games.
Cougars are 11-1 SU in their last 12 games.
Houston are 20-0 SU in their last 20 games at home.
Houston are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the Colonial Athletic conference.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games played on a Tuesday.

Hofstra Pride vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks

Summary: The NCAA basketball bets today have turned against the Hofstra Pride and are slanting towards the Cougars to secure an easy victory. Houston has a better defense and their rebounding skills will help them to win this game.

Moneyline: +905 is the ML for Hofstra and -1817 is the ML for Houston.ย 

ATS: +19 (-110) is the ATS for the Hofstra and -19 (-110) is the ATS for Houston.ย 

Totals: Over 143ย  (-110) is set for Hofstra and Under 143ย  (-110) is set for Houston.

Score Prediction: 83-61, Houston.