Houston Cougars vs. Tulane Green Wave AAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 12, 2021

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BetMGM Jul 20, 2021, 3.45 PM

The No. 2 seed Houston Cougars (21-3) are favored by 17.5 points in their AAC Tournament quarterfinal matchup against the No. 10 seed Tulane Green Wave (10-12) on Friday at Dickies Arena, starting at 7:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The winner will move one step closer to earning an automatic spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

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Houston vs Tulane Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Houston -17.5 -110 -110 132 -106 -116 -2200 1100

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Point Total Insights

  • Houston has combined with its opponents to score over Friday's total, 132, in 58.3% of its 24 games this season.
  • 10 Tulane games this season featured a total above Friday's set total of 132 (45.5%).
  • These two squads combine to surrender 123.6 points per game, 8.4 fewer than this contest's over/under.
  • The Cougars put up 11.2 more points per game (77.2) than the Green Wave allow (66).
  • The Green Wave score 6.9 more points per game (64.5) than the Cougars allow (57.6).
  • Head to Head

    Houston vs Tulane (Last 4 Games)
    Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
    1/28/2021 Houston -15.5 126.5 -2500 +1025 Regular Season 83-60
    1/9/2021 Houston -17 128.5 -3355 +1225 Regular Season 71-50
    2/6/2020 Houston -16.5 136.5 -2579 +1072 Regular Season 75-62
    2/17/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-50

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    Houston Betting Data

  • Houston has been good against the spread this season, posting a 16-6 record.
  • When favored by at least 17.5 points, the Cougars have fared well against the spread, putting up a 2-1 record.
  • Houston has more often than not combined with its adversaries to fall short of the total, doing so 0 times in 22 contests (0%).
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    Houston Leaders

    Cougars Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Quentin Grimes 13 20.2 6.3 2.2 1.4 0.3 3.5
    Marcus Sasser 12 12.9 1.7 2.1 1.3 0.1 2.8
    Cameron Tyson 9 7.1 0.9 0.4 0.1 0.0 2.2
    Justin Gorham 13 7.0 9.3 1.2 0.8 0.5 0.5
    J'wan Roberts 13 2.5 5.4 0.5 0.5 0.7 0.0

    Tulane Betting Data

  • The Green Wave have a 7-13 record against the spread, covering in only 35% of their games.
  • When they are at least 17.5-point underdogs, the Green Wave have not fared well, going 0-1 against the spread.
  • Tulane has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 0% of matchups this season (0 out of 20 contests).
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    Tulane Leaders

    Green Wave Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Jordan Walker 15 11.7 2.1 3.5 1.5 0.0 1.4
    Tylan Pope 15 5.3 3.3 0.3 0.5 0.2 0.1
    R.J. McGee 15 4.4 3.9 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.4
    Nobal Days 14 2.1 3.4 0.7 0.5 0.7 0.1
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