Houston Cougars vs Tulane Green Wave Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 23 (2/23): NCAAB

Houston Cougars vs Tulane Green Wave Prediction, Pick and Preview, February 23 (2/23): NCAAB

Credit: photo by Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

 
Odds
Time 8:00 p.m. EST
Houston money line -450
Houston spread -8.5
Tulane money line +333
Tulane spread +8.5
Over / under 138

 

2021-2022 season stats
  Houston Cougars Tulane Green Wave 
Record 22-4 12-11
Road / home record 6-2 8-3
Streak W2 W2
Points per game 73.15 73.87
Points allowed per game 58.65 71.17
Rebounds per game 37.24 30.26
Rebounds allowed per game 31.04 36.16
Over / under record 13-13 13-10

 

Preview

#14 Houston Cougars will visit the Tulane Green Wave on Wednesday night. These teams just met 20 days ago and Houston got the win but didn't cover as -18 pts favorites.

HOUSTON COUGARS 

Houston have won 2 straight gamesa and they are the #1 in the AAC giving them a one-game lead over SMU.

The team is averaging 76.2 points per game on 46.6% shooting from the floor. Kyler Edwards is one of five Cougars averaging double figures posting a team high 13.6 points per game despite shooting only 36.3% from the floor. Josh Carlton is second on the team in scoring averaging 12 points per game to go along with a team leading 6.7 rebounds.

The Cougars have the #7 defense in the country and are allowing only 58.65 ppg and 31 rebounds.

TULANE GREEN WAVE

Tulane have also won two straight games and they're 4th in the AAC. Tulane dominated South Florida last game out 76-57 after shooting 52.7% from the floor as a team. Jaylen Forbes scored 22 points in 37 minutes on the floor.

the team is averaging 73.9 PPG on 44.3% shooting from the field, 37.6% from three and 74.7% from the foul line while allowing 71.2 PPG on 41.8% shooting from the field and 33.7% from three this season.

BETTING TRENDS

Houston are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.

Houston are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games against Tulane.

Tulane are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.

Tulane are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games at home.

Prediction

Tulane have been covering the spread big time lately but the only tough team the faced was Houston, the spread was crazy, the Cougars were -18 pts favorites. Tulane has a good offense but they're facing the #7 defense in the country so expect Houston to control this game and get the win again.

PICK: Houston -8.5 (-110)

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