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South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars 02/28/2021 Previews, Basketball Betting & Predictions
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South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars 02/28/2021 – The American Athletic Conference play is all set to take place as South Florida Bulls invade Houston Cougars from Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. The Bulls will enter this game holding the eighth spot in the American Athletic Conference. South Florida will enter this game with a losing record and they look forward to getting past UCF in the seventh spot. As for the Cougars, they are holding the second spot behind Wichita State in the top position. The NCAAB betting sites have the odds and lines for both teams and the Cougars are riding a two-game winning streak.
South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars 02/28/2021
South Florida Bulls
The Bulls dropped seven of their 11 games this season and they were unable to get past Temple Owls in their last game. South Florida scored 65 and gave up 47 in return. South Florida Bulls are ahead of Temple Owls, but they are up against the second-best opponent in the AAC play. The leading scorer with more than a dozen points on average per game is David Collins. From the rebounding department, Alexis Yetna is the leader with close to 10 boards per game. Collins is also the leader in assists with 3.5 per game on average.
Players to watch: D. Collins G (GP 17 MIN 29.9 PTS 12.6 REB 3.7 AST 3.5 STL 1.5 BLK 0.3 TO 3.2 FG% 43.9 FT% 62.5), A. Yetna F (GP 16 MIN 27.3 PTS 9.5 REB 7.3 AST 0.8 STL 0.4 BLK 0.6 TO 1.1 FG% 46.3 FT% 71.9), C. Murphy G (GP 17 MIN 24.1 PTS 9.1 REB 2.4 AST 3.1 STL 0.9 BLK 0.2 TO 2.6 FG% 36.7 FT% 60.5).
Houston Cougars have been dominant right from the start and they are certainly a major threat to opponents. In their last game, the Cougars smashed Western Kentucky with a final score of 81-57. Houston had Quentin Grimes toss in 33 points in their success. Grimes is the leader in scoring with an average of close to 18 points per game. When it comes to rebounding, Justin Gorham has taken the lead with close to 10 boards. The leader in assists with an average of 4.06 is DeJon Jarreau. Houston will make use of this easy opportunity to get past the Bulls.
Players to watch: Q. Grimes G (GP 20 MIN 32.8 PTS 17.7 REB 6.4 AST 2.1 STL 1.2 BLK 0.2 TO 2 FG% 39.4 FT% 79.5), M. Sasser G (GP 19 MIN 31.2 PTS 14.4 REB 2.1 AST 2.2 STL 1.4 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 FG% 40.4 FT% 85.4), D. Jarreau G (GP 21 MIN 27.9 PTS 10.3 REB 5.1 AST 4 STL 1.5 BLK 0.4 TO 2.2 FG% 42.3 FT% 69.4).
South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars Betting Predictions
South Florida Bulls
South Florida is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Houston is 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games.
South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks
The top sports betting sites have the lines intact for Houston to win this game with ease. Houston has an equally balanced offensive and a defensive unit that will take out the Bulls with ease. South Florida will need to focus on their next game against the Memphis Tigers.
Moneyline: The ML set for the Bulls is +1625 and the ML set for the Cougars is -3250.
Spread: The spread for the Bulls is +18.5 (-110) and the spread for the Cougars is -18.5 (-110).
Totals: The total will go over 132.5 (-110) for South Florida and the same will go under for the Cougars.
Score Prediction: 85-62, Cougars win.