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Memphis Tigers vs Houston Cougars 03/07/2021 Previews, NCAAB Spread & Game Analysis
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Memphis Tigers vs Houston Cougars 03/07/2021 – Two of the top three teams from the American Athletic Conference play are all set to battle from Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. Memphis Tigers are sitting at the second spot and they have come a long way this season. The NCAA March Madness betting lines are already out and running as these teams battling to make it to the next game. Houston Cougars are one step ahead of the Tigers as they hold the second spot in the AAC play. The Cougars are trailing Wichita State in the top position. Both teams will enter this game riding a winning streak.
Memphis Tigers vs Houston Cougars 03/07/2021
Memphis Tigers will enter this game riding a hot six-game winning streak. The Tigers are holding an 11-3 conference record and are 15-6 with their overall play. In their last game, Memphis took out the South Florida Bulls with ease. The Tigers smashed the Bulls with a final score of 73-52. Memphis Tigers have a powerful defensive unit that is surrendering just 62.1 points per game to opponents. Boogie Ellis tossed in 18 points after going six for 11 against the Bulls. The second-leading scorer was DeAndre Williams with 13 points.
Players to watch: Q. Grimes G (GP 21 MIN 32.1 PTS 17.9 REB 6.1 AST 2 STL 1.2 BLK 0.2 TO 1.9 FG% 40 FT% 79.5), M. Sasser G (GP 20 MIN 31.1 PTS 14 REB 2.2 AST 2.4 STL 1.5 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 FG% 39.5 FT% 86), D. Jarreau G (GP 22 MIN 27.8 PTS 10.5 REB 5.2 AST 4.1 STL 1.5 BLK 0.4 TO 2.1 FG% 43.7 FT% 69.4).
The Cougars are riding a three-game winning streak after their last success against South Florida Bulls. Houston will enter this game holding a 13-3 conference record. Overall, the Cougars are holding a 20-3 record on the season. Houston smashed South Florida Bulls with a final score of 98-52. The Cougars are holding the 12th rank in the country. Quentin Grimes took the lead for his team with 22 points against the Bulls. Dejon Jarreau was the other notable player to toss in 16 points for the Cougars.
Players to watch: L. Nolley II G (GP 20 MIN 26.4 PTS 13.4 REB 3.7 AST 1.8 STL 1.1 BLK 0.2 TO 2.4 FG% 41.6 FT% 83.7), D. Williams F (GP 13 MIN 26.5 PTS 10.4 REB 6.2 AST 3.5 STL 2 BLK 0.6 TO 2.8 FG% 48 FT% 64.6), D.J. Jeffries F (GP 20 MIN 25.1 PTS 9.5 REB 5.5 AST 1.6 STL 1.1 BLK 0.7 TO 2.3 FG% 42 FT% 55.6).
Houston Cougars vs Memphis Tigers Betting Predictions
Memphis is 9-1 ATS in their last 10 games.
Houston is 11-2 ATS in their last 13 games.
Memphis Tigers vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks
This is a battle between two equally strong teams. However, the best sports betting online are in favor of the Cougars to win and cover the spread. Houston has a better scoring offense that will take out the Tiger’s defense.
Moneyline: Memphis Tigers will hold an ML of +420 while Houston will hold an ML of -581.
Spread: The spread set for Memphis is +9 (-110) and the spread set for the Cougars is -9 (-110).
Totals: Look for the total to go over 134 (-110) for Memphis and the same to go under for the Cougars.
Score Prediction: 67-58, Cougars win.