East Carolina vs Houston Prediction, Odds & Best Bets Today – NCAAB, Mar. 10

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Houston head coach Kelvin Sampson during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Alabama, Saturday, Dec. 10, 2022, in Houston.
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BetMGM Betting @BETMGM Mar 10, 2023, 9:26 AM
  • Houston (29-2) is a -22.5 point favorite vs East Carolina (16-16)
  • Total (Over/Under): 133.5 points
  • Watch the game on ESPN2

The East Carolina Pirates (16-16) visit Dickies Arena to take on the Houston Cougars (29-2) on Mar. 10. Tip off is scheduled for 1:00pm EST in Fort Worth.

Houston is the betting favorite in this game, with the spread sitting at -22.5 (-110).

The East Carolina vs. Houston Over/Under is 133.5 total points.

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East Carolina vs. Houston Odds, Spread, Over/Under

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
East Carolina+22.5 -110O 133.5 -110+1600
Houston -22.5 -110U 133.5 -110-10000

East Carolina vs Houston Prediction for Today’s Game:

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Houston will win this game with 79.4% confidence.

East Carolina vs Houston Spread Prediction:

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts East Carolina will cover the spread with 61.7% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both East Carolina and Houston, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


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  • East Carolina has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 16 of their last 22 away games (+9.45 Units / 39% ROI)
  • East Carolina has hit the 1H Moneyline in 11 of their last 20 games (+9.15 Units / 41% ROI)
  • East Carolina has hit the Team Total Under in 9 of their last 12 games (+5.60 Units / 41% ROI)
  • East Carolina have covered the 1H Spread in 12 of their last 18 away games (+5.45 Units / 28% ROI)
  • East Carolina has hit the Game Total Under in 12 of their last 18 away games (+5.40 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Houston has hit the 1H Moneyline in 42 of their last 48 games (+26.45 Units / 12% ROI)
  • Houston have covered the 1H Spread in 30 of their last 50 games (+11.05 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Houston have covered the Spread in 27 of their last 43 games (+9.40 Units / 20% ROI)
  • Houston has hit the Game Total Under in 25 of their last 42 games (+6.30 Units / 14% ROI)
  • Houston has hit the 1H Game Total Over in 13 of their last 20 games (+5.25 Units / 24% ROI)

East Carolina Basketball Against the Spread Record (ATS)

East Carolina has gone 19-12 against the spread this college basketball season (+5.8 Units / 0% ROI).

  • 16-15 when betting on the Moneyline for -4.65 Units / -7.62% ROI
  • 17-15 when betting the Over for +0.5 Units / 1.42% ROI
  • 15-17 when betting the Under for -3.7 Units / -10.51% ROI

Houston Basketball Against the Spread Record (ATS)

Houston has gone 17-14 against the spread this college basketball season (+1.6 Units / 4.69% ROI).

  • 16-2 when betting on the Moneyline for -8.65 Units / -5% ROI
  • 15-16 when betting the Over for -2.55 Units / -7.49% ROI
  • 16-15 when betting the Under for -0.5 Units / -1.46% ROI

East Carolina Offensive Stats & Trends:

East Carolina is shooting 41% (539/1,325) this season — 8th lowest among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 45%

East Carolina is shooting 41% (539/1,325) this season — lowest among AAC Teams; League Avg: 44%

East Carolina has a TS% of 44% this season — tied for 13th lowest among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 47%

East Carolina has averaged 12.5 offensive rebounds per game (287 rebounds/23 games) this season — 7th best among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 9.5

Houston Offensive Stats & Trends:

Houston has an assist to turnover ratio of 1.5 (332 assists/ 224 TOs) this season — tied for best among AAC Teams; League Avg: 1.1

Houston has averaged 9.7 turnovers per game (224 turnovers/23 games) this season — best among AAC Teams; League Avg: 12.5

Houston has scored 4,573 points since the start of the 2021-22 season — most among AAC Teams

Houston has made 1,703 field goals since the start of the 2021-22 season — most among AAC Teams

East Carolina Defensive Stats & Trends:

East Carolina has averaged 6.5 steals per game (150 steals/23 games) this season — 5th lowest among AAC Teams; League Avg: 6.8

East Carolina has 353 steals since the start of the 2021-22 season — 5th most among AAC Teams

East Carolina has allowed opponents to shoot 35% from three (404/1,162) since the start of the 2021-22 season — tied for highest among AAC Teams; League Avg: 32%

East Carolina has allowed opponents to shoot 44% (574/1,312) this season — tied for 2nd highest among AAC Teams; League Avg: 42%

Houston Defensive Stats & Trends:

Houston has averaged 8.1 steals per game (187 steals/23 games) this season — tied for 28th best among Division 1 Teams; League Avg: 6.7

Houston has averaged 8.1 steals per game (187 steals/23 games) this season — 3rd best among AAC Teams; League Avg: 6.8

Houston has averaged 8.1 steals per game (492 steals/61 games) since the start of the 2021-22 season — 3rd best among AAC Teams; League Avg: 7.0

Houston has 492 steals since the start of the 2021-22 season — most among AAC Teams


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