Houston Cougars vs. Cincinnati Bearcats AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 14, 2021

The No. 2 seed Houston Cougars (23-3) are favored by 13 points against the No. 5 Cincinnati Bearcats (12-10) in the championship game of the AAC tournament on Sunday at 3:15 PM ET, live on ESPN. The winner earns an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Houston vs Cincinnati Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Houston -13 -116 -106 136.5 -106 -115 -1111 710

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Point Total Insights

  • In Houston games this season, the total topped Sunday’s over/under 11 times (42.3%).
  • In 16 of 22 (72.7%) Cincinnati games this season, the total points scored eclipsed Sunday’s 136.5 over/under.
  • These two squads combine to allow 129.3 points per game, 7.2 fewer than this contest’s over/under.
  • The 77.1 points per game the Cougars put up are 5.8 more points than the Bearcats allow (71.3).
  • The Bearcats’ 69.6 points per game are 11.6 more points than the 58 the Cougars allow.
  • Head to Head

    Houston vs Cincinnati (Last 5 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    2/21/2021 Houston -12.5 135.5 -1000 +650 Regular Season 90-52
    3/1/2020 Houston -5 132.5 -239 +190 Regular Season 68-55
    2/1/2020 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-62
    3/10/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-69
    2/10/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-58

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    Houston Betting Data

  • The Cougars have been strong against the spread this season, earning a 17-7 record.
  • The Cougars have posted a winning record of 4-2 against the spread when the spread is -13 or bigger.
  • The Cougars have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 0 of 24 games (0%).
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    Houston Leaders

    Cougars Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Quentin Grimes 15 19.9 6.1 2.1 1.5 0.3 3.6
    DeJon Jarreau 5 14.0 7.0 5.2 1.8 0.6 1.4
    Marcus Sasser 14 13.1 2.1 2.0 1.1 0.1 2.9
    Justin Gorham 15 7.8 9.0 1.3 0.7 0.5 0.5
    Cameron Tyson 10 7.0 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.0 2.2

    Cincinnati Betting Data

  • Cincinnati has a winning record against the spread, going 11-10 ATS (covering 52.4% of the time).
  • When they play as at least 13-point underdogs, the Bearcats have a record ATS of 1-0.
  • The Bearcats and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 1 of 21 (4.8%).
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    Cincinnati Leaders

    Bearcats Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Keith Williams 16 14.9 3.9 3.1 1.2 0.9 1.1
    Jeremiah Davenport 17 12.5 4.8 1.6 0.9 0.2 2.3
    Mika Adams-Woods 17 8.9 2.5 2.2 1.1 0.4 1.0
    Chris Vogt 17 5.2 3.6 1.2 0.3 0.9 0.0
    Zach Harvey 8 3.4 0.9 0.8 0.1 0.0 0.4
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