Houston Cougars vs. Oregon State Beavers NCAAB Men’s Tournament Elite 8 Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 29, 2021

The No. 2 seed Houston Cougars (24-3) are 7.5-point favorites to earn a spot in the Final Four when they head into an NCAA Tournament Elite 8 contest against the No. 12 seed Oregon State Beavers (17-12) to determine the winner of the Midwest Region bracket on Monday at Lucas Oil Stadium, tipping off at 7:15 PM ET, airing on CBS.

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Houston vs Oregon State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Houston -7.5 -107 -113 129 -110 -110 -345 259

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Point Total Insights

  • Houston has combined with its opponents to score over Monday’s total, 129, in 70% of its 30 games this season.
  • 2020-21 Oregon State games have gone over Monday’s over/under on 24 of 32 occasions (75%).
  • The combined points per game average of the two teams, 147.7, is 18.7 points above Monday’s over/under.
  • The 76.9 points per game the Cougars score are 9.2 more points than the Beavers allow (67.7).
  • The Beavers put up 13.3 more points per game (70.8) than the Cougars give up to opponents (57.5).
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    Houston Betting Data

  • Houston has been good against the spread this season, posting a 20-7 record.
  • The Cougars have posted a winning record of 10-4 against the spread when the spread is -7.5 or bigger.
  • The Cougars have combined with their opponents to go over the total in 0 of 27 contests this season, a rate of 0%
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    Houston Leaders

    Cougars Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Quentin Grimes 16 19.9 5.9 2.0 1.6 0.4 3.7
    Marcus Sasser 15 13.3 2.1 1.9 1.1 0.1 2.8
    Dejon Jarreau 17 9.7 5.8 4.2 1.5 0.6 1.0
    Justin Gorham 17 7.9 8.4 1.4 0.6 0.5 0.5
    Cameron Tyson 11 6.8 0.9 0.5 0.1 0.0 2.1

    Oregon State Betting Data

  • Oregon State has covered the spread in more than half of its contests, going 17-13 ATS.
  • When they play as at least 7.5-point underdogs, the Beavers have a record ATS of 3-5.
  • Oregon State has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 3.3% of matchups this season (1 out of 30 chances).
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    Oregon State Leaders

    Beavers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Ethan Thompson 19 14.9 3.9 3.5 1.1 0.3 1.5
    Jarod Lucas 19 12.1 2.4 1.4 0.7 0.0 1.9
    Zach Reichle 17 7.8 2.8 3.0 0.4 0.1 1.2
    Roman Silva 18 5.7 2.4 0.4 0.2 0.7 0.0
    Gianni Hunt 17 5.3 1.6 2.7 1.0 0.0 0.8
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