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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 – 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
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
Houston is 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games.
East Carolina Pirates
The total has gone OVER in 5 of East Carolina’s last 7 games against Houston.
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.