Alcorn State Braves vs Houston Cougars 12/20/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

Alcorn State Braves vs Houston Cougars 12/20/2020 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Braves need all the courage they have to face the Cougars at the Fertitta Center in Houston, TX on Sunday afternoon. Alcorn State is on a 2-game skid after losing to the UAB Blazers to a score of 50-99 at the Bartow Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. The Braves fought 2 close-quarter battles trailing no more than 5 points. But UAB proved tough over Alcorn State that mowed the Braves to the finish. The team is 6th at 0-1 overall in the Southwestern Athletic Conference.

The Braves are looking to bounce back after their first loss to the Blazers with 50 points at 30.2% from the field while allowing UAB to score up to 99 points on 53.4% shooting. Guard Kurk Lee delivered 14 points and 7 boards followed by F Tyree Corbett with 11 points and 7 rebounds. The team is 18.8% from deep and 75% from the free-throw area with 31 rebounds in the loss to the Blazers. Alcorn State is 4-10 ATS in their last 14 matches overall and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road outings against a team with a winning home record.

Alcorn State Braves vs Houston Cougars Predictions 12/20/2020

Meanwhile, No. 10 Houston Cougars are on a 5-game winning streak after a victory over the Gamecocks to a score of 77-67 at the Fertitta Center in Houston last December 5, 2020. Houston coach Kelvin Sampson was not around due to failure with the COVID-19 contact tracing protocol but his absence did not deter the team in their win over South Carolina. Houston is 4-0 overall in the American Athletic Conference.

The Cougars look for another win to improve their 4-game winning run with 74.5 ppg at 39.1% from the field while limiting opponents at 18 ppg on 39.1% FG shooting. Guard Quentin Grimes delivered 23 points and 7 boards while G Tramon Mark brought in 18 to dump South Carolina off the court. The Cougars are 32.3% from the 3-point range, 80.4%from the free-throw line while pulling down 40.5 rebounds per game. Houston is 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 matches over a team with a winning percentage below .400 and 6-2 ATS in its last 8 home encounters.

Alcorn State Braves vs Houston Cougars. The NCAAB Pick for this game is Houston Cougars. Alcorn State is good for50 points only in their first game while Houston crushed 4 teams in a row already. Houston is good from both ends of the court and will take the Braves more than bravery to defeat a worthy Cougars. Houston will rip the Braves predicted to a score of 87-53.

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Alcorn State Braves vs Houston Cougars 12/20/2020 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAB Starting Time: 4:00 PM ET

Location: Fertitta Center in Houston, TX

Date: Sunday, December 20, 2020


NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: Houston Cougars -33

NCAAB Totals: 140

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