South Florida vs Houston predictions 1/26/20 College Basketball Picks & Tips
Game: South Florida Bulls vs Houston Cougars
Date: Sunday, January 26, 2020
Location: Fertitta Center in Houston, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Houston -13
The South Florida Bulls head to Fertitta Center to take on the Houston Cougars on Sunday, January 26, 2020. The opening line for this game has Houston as 13 point favorites.
South Florida comes into this game with an overall record of 8-11. They currently have a point differential of 0.8 as they are averaging 62.7 points per game while giving up 61.9 per contest. Houston has an overall mark of 15-4. They are averaging 74.7 points per contest and giving up 64.5, which is a point differential of 10.2.
Valuable South Florida Bulls Betting Trends
The South Florida Bulls are 10-9-0 against the spread this season
The South Florida Bulls are 6-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 11-8-0 against the spread this season
The Houston Cougars are 10-9-0 against the over/under this year
Key South Florida Bulls Injuries
11/05/19 F Mayan Kiir Left Team is out for season
11/05/19 F Alexis Yetna Knee is out for season
Key Houston Cougars Injuries
11/16/19 F J'Wan Roberts Hand is out for season
David Collins comes into this game averaging 14.7 points per contest while playing 30.8 minutes per night this year. He grabs 3.5 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is 64%. Laquincy Rideau averages 12.2 points per contest in 32.9 minutes per game. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 4.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 37% for the season while his free throw percentage is 47%.
Caleb Mills scores 13.0 points per contest while playing 22.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 2.4 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 75%. Quentin Grimes averages 12.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 29.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 2.6 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 65%.
Useful Team Statistics
South Florida averages 62.7 points per contest, which is 335th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 0.8 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a unit, which has them ranked 302nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 262nd in the nation. They average 33.2 boards per contest and 10.1 assists per game, which ranks them 301st and 334th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 60th with 14.8 per game. The Bulls allow 61.9 points per contest, which is 33rd in the NCAA. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from 3-point range, ranking them 295th and 308th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 11.8 assists per game which puts them in 122nd place in the country. They force 16.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 324th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Houston is 101st in the nation with 74.7 points per contest this season. They are 195th in the country in shooting at 44%, while their average scoring margin is 10.2. They shoot 34% from beyond the arc, which is good for 130th in the NCAA. They are 3rd in D-1 in rebounding with 42.8 boards per contest and 160th in assists per game with 13.4. The Cougars are 273rd in turnovers per contest with 12.4. The Cougars give up 64.5 points per game, which ranks them 67th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 38% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 23rd and 137th in those defensive statistics. They rank 150th with 12.1 dimes allowed per game and 41st with 31.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Cougars are 36th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 11.8 per contest this year.
The Bulls are 311th in the nation in offensive rating with 94.3. In terms of pace they are 326th in the country with 66.1 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 47% is 299th. As a team they are 318th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shots, ranking 156th in Division 1. South Florida is 39th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 19 times per 100 possessions.
Houston is 301st in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions. The Cougars are 35th in the country in offensive rating with 109.5. In terms of pace they are 259th in Division 1 with 68.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 49% is 223rd. As a team they are 183rd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 277th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's South Florida/Houston college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take South Florida +13
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