Houston Cougars vs. BYU Cougars 1/23/24

Houston Cougars vs. BYU Cougars 1/23/24 NCAA Men’s Basketball Best Picks, Forecast, and Predictions

Houston Cougars (15-2) vs. BYU Cougars (14-3)


Houston Cougars vs. BYU Cougars 1/23/24 – On Tuesday, January 23, 2024 in NCAA Men’s Basketball action will begin when two powerhouse Cougar teams clash: Houston Cougars (15-2 record) will meet BYU Cougars (14-5). Basketball fans should enjoy this matchup between these rivals; both squads look determined to secure victory for themselves! We will delve into stats, key players and betting trends while offering insights into this thrilling encounter and expert predictions of NCAAB picks today!


Houston Cougars’ 15-2 record speaks for itself this season; their consistency on offense and defense makes them formidable opponents. Houston averages 74.9 points per game to show its offensive prowess while their field goal percentage of 44.6% marks efficient shooting from within their offensive zones; three point shooting has also proven itself commendable with 35% success rate beyond the three-point arc.


BYU Cougars of NCAA Men’s Basketball have proven themselves once again as one of the dominant forces this year with an outstanding 14-3 record and impressive 85.7 scoring average per game averaging 47.7% field goal shooting percentage and 37% three point percentage shooting performance, as they score efficiently without fail to light up their opponent’s scoreboard with ease.


Houston Cougars vs. BYU Cougars 1/23/24 Game Info


When: Tuesday, January 22, 2024, at 9:00 PM ET
Where: Marriott Center
Stream: Sofascore


L.J. Cryer (Guard) vs. Jaxson Robinson (Guard)


Cryer has been an impressive contributor for Houston over 17 games played, averaging 31.5 minutes a night on average and scoring 15.2 points per contest with an efficient field goal percentage (40.6%) and free throw percentage of 86.7%; his defensive contributions include one steal per contest but care must be taken due to an average turnover rate (0.8 turnovers/game).

Robinson has averaged 24.1 minutes per game this season for BYU, contributing an impressive 14.3 points per game at an amazing shooting efficiency – 44.9% field goal percentage and 90.5% free throw percentage respectively; plus one steal and three blocks each game defensively! His ability to both contribute offensively while contributing defensively makes Robinson one of the key members for their squad.


Cryer and Robinson each bring unique strengths to this matchup between key players; Cryer will use his scoring prowess and defensive contributions for Houston while Robinson brings efficient shooting abilities and defensive prowess that will benefit BYU.


NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds: TBD


Betting odds have yet to be established for this matchup; once available, however, they should be evaluated to inform informed bet decisions. Keep a keen eye on point spread, moneyline and total odds to gauge bookmakers’ expectations regarding this game.


Houston Cougars Betting Trends


Houston has experienced mixed results over their recent five games, going 3-2 overall while remaining consistently inconsistent against the spread with a 3-3 mark and 1-5 against against on their road games against spread. Furthermore, Houston totals have gone over in 2 of those 5 matches as well as in three out of 11 at home matches recently, suggesting some weakness and vulnerability especially on their travels.


BYU Cougars Betting Trends


BYU has posted an inconsistent 3-2 record over their past five games, showing some level of inconsistency against both spread and total totals in those same five matches – their record against both measures is 2-3 in their most recent five matches and in each road game where BYU went 2-3 against spread; their totals have gone over in two of five recent home matches and six over total. 


Houston Cougars vs. BYU Cougars 1/23/24 Betting Picks


As two strong Cougar teams come together for this highly anticipated matchup, there are various factors to keep in mind. Both squads have experienced their fair share of stellar moments but also some inconsistency recently in terms of performances.


As betting odds remain yet-to-be determined, it will be essential for decision makers to closely track them for informed choices. Furthermore, consider recent trends for both teams regarding performance against spread or over/under betting odds.


Please keep in mind that once the odds have been released, any betting picks or predictions could change drastically. Stay tuned as each game approaches for updates; best wishes with your expert point spread picks!


Free Pick and Prediction: Houston Cougars 85, BYU Cougars 88


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