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Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars 2/6/2020 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds

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Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars 2/6/2020 Spread, Game Analysis and Odds

Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars 2/6/2020 – The Houston Cougars have their five-game winning streak snapped and they are itching to get back to winning form. They will be hosting the Tulane Green Wave who are on a five-game losing streak and hopes to see the light at the end of the tunnel. This match will be held at the Fertitta Center in Houston, Texas on Thursday, February 6. ESPNU owns the television broadcast rights for this game and they will air it live at 9:00 pm Eastern Time and SofaScore is the online page to catch the live stream. Cougars are coming in and NCAA Basketball Games Today Odds sees them ending the game on a blowout. 

Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars 2/6/2020

When: Thursday, February 6, 9:00 PM ET
Where: Fertitta Center, Houston, Texas
TV: ESPNU
Stream: Sofascore

Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars 2/6/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Tulane Green Wave +17 (-105) 135 o (-115) +1070
Houston Cougars -17 (-115) 135 u (-105) -2028
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Tulane Green Wave

Tulane Green Wave carries a record of 10-11 as of the moment but things were not like this to start the season. In their past ten games, this team has lost eight and are now on a five-game skid. Hightower is this team’s best offensive option as he leads the team with 15.5 points along with 4.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists. KJ Lawson and Thompson give the added support averaging double-digit scoring but they need their bench to come alive and they have been sleeping to start the year.

Players to watch: T. Hightower G (21 GP 33.1 MIN 15.5 PTS 4.4 REB 2.3 AST 1.1 STL 0 BLK 2.7 TO 41.7 FG% 75.4 FT% 32.5 3P%), K.J. Lawson G (20 GP 36.3 MIN 13.8 PTS 5.7 REB 2.5 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.7 TO 42.7 FG% 70.5 FT% 37.8 3P%), C. Thompson G (21 GP 33.8 MIN 12.9 PTS 6.1 REB 2.8 AST 2 STL 0.6 BLK 1.8 TO 43.7 FG% 67 FT% 29.2 3P%).

Houston Cougars

The Houston Cougars just got their four-game winning streak snapped by the Cincinnati Bearcats by just two points. This team currently owns a 17-5 record and just lost twice in their past ten games. Being at home increases their chances as they won nine of their last eleven games at the Fertitta Center. Mills and Grimes has been the one-two punch for this team but they boast a good bench that is willing to step up if a player is having a slow night.

Players to watch: C. Mills G (22 GP 22.3 MIN 12.9 PTS 2.5 REB 1.2 AST 0.4 STL 0.1 BLK 1.4 TO 39.6 FG% 74.2 FT% 36.5 3P%), Q. Grimes G (22 GP 28.7 MIN 12 PTS 3.8 REB 2.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 43.5 FG% 66.3 FT% 31.9 3P%), N. Hinton G (22 GP 30 MIN 10.7 PTS 9.3 REB 1.9 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.3 TO 38.8 FG% 70.8 FT% 36.8 3P%).

Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars Betting Predictions

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Tulane Green Wave

Tulane is 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Tulane’s last 7 games.
Green Wave are 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Tulane is 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games against Houston.
Green Wave are 2-8 SU in their last 10 games against Houston.

Houston Cougars

Houston is 10-3 ATS in their last 13 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston’s last 7 games.
Cougars are 11-2 SU in their last 13 games.
Houston is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston’s last 6 games when playing at home against Tulane.

Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks

Being at home just gives more justification that the Cougars are the huge favorites to take this game as seen by Sports Betting. Just too deep for the Green Wave to counter and their second unit is just not reliable as compared to their opponents. 

Moneyline: It is a very wide +1070 on the ML if the Green Wave pull a rabbit out of the hat for this game. Cougars are at -2028.

Spread: A very huge 17 points across the spread with the Green Wave at +17 while the Cougars are sitting on the other side with -17.

Total: Green Wave and Cougars are expected to come in and reach a total of 135 points. It is Tulane going over while Houston is under.

Score Prediction: 77-55, Cougars win.