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Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates 1/29/2020 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds

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Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates 1/29/2020 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds

Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates 1/29/2020 – The American Athletic Conference play has always been entertaining and one such game between Houston Cougars and East Carolina Pirates will take the play from Minges Coliseum in Greenville, North Carolina. College basketball lines today are flourishing with picks and predictions of this anticipated game. Houston Cougars are sitting at the top with a 16-4 overall record and 6-1 record in conference play. East Carolina is holding an overall record of 9-11 and they are 3-4 in conference play.

Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates 1/29/2020

When: Wednesday, January 29, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum, Greenville, North Carolina
TV: ESPN3
Stream: Sofascore

Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates 1/29/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Houston Cougars -13.5 (-110) 140 o (-110) -1100
East Carolina Pirates +13.5 (-110) 140 u (-110) +700
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Houston Cougars

Houston Cougars holds the 21st rank in the nation and they enter this game after defeating South Florida Bulls with ease. The Cougars scored 68 points and restricted the Bulls to just 49. Houston is two games ahead of Tulsa in the Atlantic 10 and they look forward to continuing their winning streak. The top scorer for the Cougars is Caleb Mills reaching almost 13 points per game on average. When it comes to rebounds, Nate Hinton is reaching almost 10 boards per game on average.

Players to watch: C. Mills G (20 GP 21.9 MIN 12.9 PTS 2.4 REB 1 AST 0.4 STL 0.2 BLK 1.5 TO 41.7 FG% 76.3 FT% 36.5 3P%), Q. Grimes G (20 GP 28.9 MIN 12.3 PTS 3.7 REB 2.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 43.1 FG% 64.9 FT% 31.5 3P%), F. White Jr. F (20 GP 24.4 MIN 10.7 PTS 5.6 REB 0.9 AST 0.4 STL 0.6 BLK 1.4 TO 48 FG% 83.7 FT% 0 3P%).

East Carolina Pirates

East Carolina Pirates have a long way to climb the ladder with their overall record. The Pirates are one of those weak teams in the Atlantic 10. However, they managed to get past Tulane in their last outing by scoring 81 points to victory. From the defensive end, Tulane was restricted to just 62 points. It was a much-needed victory for East Carolina to bounce back. Playing against Houston is going to be a hard choice for the Pirates.

Players to watch: J. Gardner F (20 GP 33.1 MIN 20.9 PTS 9.3 REB 2.1 AST 1.1 STL 0.6 BLK 2.7 TO 55.6 FG% 75.4 FT% 21.4 3P%), B. Suggs F (20 GP 23.1 MIN 9.6 PTS 3.7 REB 1.7 AST 0.9 STL 0.3 BLK 1.6 TO 47.7 FG% 77.8 FT% 30 3P%), T. Newton G (20 GP 27.5 MIN 8.6 PTS 3.8 REB 3.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 35.9 FG% 78.7 FT% 31.3 3P%).

Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates Betting Predictions

Trends

Houston Cougars

Houston is 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 5 games.
Cougars are 10-1 SU in their last 11 games.
Houston is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against East Carolina.
Cougars are 8-0 SU in their last 8 games against East Carolina.

East Carolina Pirates

The total has gone OVER in 5 of East Carolina’s last 7 games against Houston.
East Carolina is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home.
Pirates are 1-4 SU in their last 5 games when playing at home against Houston.
East Carolina is 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games against an opponent in the American Athletic conference.
Pirates are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games played on a Wednesday.

Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates Betting Picks

East Carolina Pirates are the opposite of Houston Cougars with their defensive and offensive strategy. The college basketball latest line is clearly in favor of the Cougars to win and cover the spread in this game.

Moneyline: -1100 is out for Houston and +700 is out for East Carolina.

ATS: -13.5 is the ATS for the Cougars and +13.5 is the ATS for East Carolina.

Totals: A total of 140 will go over for Houston and a total of 140 will go under for East Carolina.

Score Prediction: 75-60, Houston Cougars.