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South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars 1/26/2020 Predictions, Preview and Spread
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars 1/26/2020 – It’s time for an American Athletic Conference to take place as South Florida Bulls take on Houston Cougars from Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas. South Florida Bulls have won just eight of their 19 overall games and are 1-5 in conference play. Houston, on the other hand, is holding an overall record of 15-4 and is 5-1 in conference play. This is yet another unbalanced game as Houston holds the second spot with all their college basketball lines intact. Whereas, Florida holds the last spot in their league.
South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars 1/26/2020
South Florida Bulls
If there is one team that’s struggling in the AAC play, it has to be South Florida Bulls. While most of the other opponents are doing a decent job, the Bulls are experiencing trouble to make ends meet. South Florida is two games behind Connecticut Huskies in the second last spot. In their last game, they were unable to defeat Wichita State Shockers and were forced to settle with a final score of 56-43. The Bulls need to win every game that comes their way if they need to bounce back.
Players to watch: D. Collins G (18 GP 30.8 MIN 14.7 PTS 3.5 REB 1.8 AST 1.9 STL 0.4 BLK 3.3 TO 43.5 FG% 63.8 FT% 28.3 3P%), L. Rideau G (19 GP 32.9 MIN 12.2 PTS 4.5 REB 4.3 AST 2.5 STL 0.3 BLK 3.5 TO 36.8 FG% 47.1 FT% 25 3P%), J. Brown F (19 GP 27.6 MIN 7.8 PTS 4.6 REB 0.5 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 0.9 TO 35.6 FG% 80.8 FT% 32.3 3P%).
Houston Cougars are holding the 25th rank in the nation and Florida is the least of their concern with their powerful shooting unit. The Cougars are two games behind Wichita State, but they have one game ahead of Wichita in their conference record. Houston has a potential unit that has brought them a long way. In their last outing, the Cougars defeated the UConn Huskies with a final score of 63-59.
Players to watch: C. Mills G (19 GP 21.9 MIN 13 PTS 2.4 REB 1 AST 0.4 STL 0.2 BLK 1.6 TO 41.6 FG% 75.4 FT% 36.6 3P%), Q. Grimes G (19 GP 29.2 MIN 12.6 PTS 3.7 REB 2.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.2 BLK 2.3 TO 43.2 FG% 64.9 FT% 30.6 3P%), N. Hinton G (19 GP 29.6 MIN 11 PTS 9.5 REB 2 AST 1.3 STL 0.3 BLK 1.4 TO 40.6 FG% 70.3 FT% 40.5 3P%).
South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars Betting Predictions
South Florida Bulls
South Florida is 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
Houston is 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games.
South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks
There is no doubt that the Cougars hold the key to this game. Houston will make use of this opportunity to get closer to Wichita State. As for South Florida, they need to work on their overall game since the college basketball odds are not in their favor.
Moneyline: South Florida Bulls are set with a moneyline of +622. Whereas, Houston Cougars are set with a moneyline of -900.
ATS: A spread of +13 is set for the Bulls and a spread of -13 for the Cougars.
Totals: Look for the total to go over 126.5 for South Florida and under 126.5 for Houston.
Score Prediction: 75-61, Houston Cougars.