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Wichita State Shockers vs Houston Cougars 2/9/2020 Spread, Odds and Picks

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Wichita State Shockers vs Houston Cougars 2/9/2020 Spread, Odds and Picks

Wichita State Shockers vs Houston Cougars 2/9/2020 – The Houston Cougars are coming off a strong bounce-back victory and hopes to ride the momentum to another winning streak as they host the visiting Wichita State Shockers next at the Fertitta Center in Houston Texas this coming Sunday, February 9. This game will be televised by ESPN at exactly 3:00 pm Eastern Time and the feed will be shown at SofaScore. In this match, the Cougars are coming in as the favorites to win this game by How To Bet On NCAA Basketball to win over the Shockers.

Wichita State Shockers vs Houston Cougars 2/9/2020

When: Sunday, February 9, 3:00 PM ET
Where: Fertitta Center, Houston, Texas
TV: ESPN
Stream: Sofascore

Wichita State Shockers vs Houston Cougars 2/9/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Wichita State Shockers +5.5 (-110) 134.5 o (-110) +200
Houston Cougars -5.5 (-110) 134.5 u (-110) -240
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Wichita State Shockers

Wichita State Shockers are on a two-game skid and hopes to stop the bleeding soon and prevent a losing streak from happening. Prior to that, they won back-to-back games against the South Florida Bulls and the Central Florida Knights. They last lost to the Cinncinatti Bearcats and before that was the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes. This team has a one-two combination of Stevenson and Echenique to lean on while Burton is another player that can come out big for them. On the road, Wichita has won three of their five games.

Players to watch: E. Stevenson G (22 GP 26.5 MIN 11.8 PTS 4.5 REB 2.4 AST 1.7 STL 0.3 BLK 1.5 TO 38.3 FG% 76.6 FT% 33.1 3P%), J. Echenique C (18 GP 22.1 MIN 11.6 PTS 6.3 REB 0.5 AST 0.4 STL 1.3 BLK 1.3 TO 50.6 FG% 76.7 FT% 25 3P%), J. Burton G (21 GP 27.1 MIN 10.4 PTS 3.8 REB 3.4 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 2.2 TO 44.6 FG% 62.2 FT% 37.2 3P%).

Houston Cougars

The Houston Cougars got their five-game winning streak snapped by the Cincinnati Bearcats and they managed to bounce back with a 13-point victory over the Tulane Green Wave. Mills is the best scorer in the team as he provides 13.1 points while Grimes follows him with 12.2 points per game. Hinton is a player that almost averages a double-double per game with 10.7 points and 9.4 rebounds a night. At home, this team has been defending their court well winning 10 out of 12 games.

Players to Watch: C. Mills G (23 GP 22.3 MIN 13.1 PTS 2.3 REB 1.2 AST 0.4 STL 0.1 BLK 1.4 TO 40.8 FG% 74.2 FT% 37.9 3P%), Q. Grimes G (23 GP 28.9 MIN 12.2 PTS 3.8 REB 2.7 AST 0.8 STL 0.2 BLK 2.4 TO 44 FG% 65.5 FT% 31.3 3P%), N. Hinton G (23 GP 30.1 MIN 10.7 PTS 9.4 REB 2.1 AST 1.3 STL 0.2 BLK 1.3 TO 39.5 FG% 70.8 FT% 37.4 3P%).

Wichita State Shockers vs Houston Cougars Betting Predictions

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Wichita State Shockers

Wichita State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of Wichita State’s last 16 games.
Shockers are 15-5 SU in their last 20 games.
Wichita State is 1-4 SU in their last 5 games against Houston.
Shockers are 9-2 SU in their last 11 games on the road.

Houston Cougars

Houston is 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston’s last 8 games.
Cougars are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Houston is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.
Cougars are 12-2 SU in their last 14 games this season.

Wichita State Shockers vs Houston Cougars Betting Picks

In this match, the Cougars are seen by Online Sports Betting to prevail over the Shockers. This is easy to see since this team transforms whenever they play in front of their home crowd at the Fertita Center. 

Moneyline: The ML given to the Cougars at home is at -240 while the Shocker is at +200 if they pull an upset victory. 

Spread: 5.5 points across the spread that separates both teams with the Shockers at +5.5 and the Cougars on the other side at -5.5.

Total: The predicted total for this game is 134.5 with the Shockers the team going over and the Cougars are under.

Score Prediction: 71-64. Cougars.