The Connecticut Huskies will battle the Houston Cougars in an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday February 22nd, 2017. College basketball pick prediction odds Houston -6.5 points with over under odds 132. The game is carried by CBS Sports Network. College basketball free pick prediction Connecticut at Houston is available now to all preview readers and given out immediately to all taking action from the info below.
Date: Wednesday February 22nd, 2017
Start Time: 9PM ET
TV: CBS Sports Network
Point Spread Odds: Houston -6.5
Over Under Total: 132
Betting Preview: Their first meeting was held on December 28th with Houston earning the 62-45 road victory as they covered the spread as a -3.5 betting odds favorite. The game total went under 129. Houston had a good shooting night in the victory by hitting on 51% from the floor. Connecticut struggled making shots hitting 34%.
Connecticut has a record of 14-12. The team is 4-5 in true road games. Huskies defeated Temple on the road Sunday 64-63 as they covered the spread as a +2.5 betting odds underdog. The total went under 134.5. It is a four game win streak since Connecticut lost at Cincinnati 82-68 on the road. Connecticut has won seven of eight. Rodney Purvis had 18 points with five assists. Jalen Adams had 13 and five assists. Our preview reveals Connecticut as a good defensive team allowing 39.4% shooting (15th in college basketball) along with 32.7% from three point range. Adams leads Connecticut scoring 14.9 a game and he dishes 6.6 assists.
Houston checks in at 18-8 and is 10-4 at home. Cougars lost at home to SMU Saturday 76-66 as they failed to cover the spread as a +3 point betting odds underdog. The total went over 128.5. This broke a five game win streak since their road loss at SMU by 21 points. Rob Gray Jr. had 23 points and six rebounds. Damyean Dotson had 19 and four boards. In our preview we find Houston as a good three point shooting team as they make 40.3% from beyond the arc which is 15th best in college basketball. Gray Jr. leads Houston in scoring with 20.6 a contest.
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