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 – 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
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%).
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
Wichita State Shockers
Wichita State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games.
Houston is 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games.
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.