Houston vs Tulsa Predictions, Picks, Tips, 1/11/2020
Game: Houston Cougars vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane
Date: Saturday, January 11, 2020
Location: Donald W. Reynolds Center in Tulsa, OK
TV: ESPN, ESPN2
Odds/Point Spread: Tulsa +6
The Houston Cougars head to Donald W. Reynolds Center to take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The opening line for this game has Houston as 6 point favorites.
Houston comes into this game with an overall record of 12-3. They currently have a point differential of 11.4 as they are averaging 77.3 points per game while giving up 65.9 per contest. Tulsa has an overall record of 9-6. They are averaging 71.4 points per game and surrendering 67.1, good for a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Houston Cougars Betting Trends
The Houston Cougars are 9-6-0 against the spread this season
The Houston Cougars are 10-5-0 against the over/under this year
Important Tulsa Golden Hurricane Betting Trends
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 7-8-0 against the spread this season
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane are 4-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Houston Cougars Injuries
11/16/19 F J'Wan Roberts Hand is out for season
Key Tulsa Golden Hurricane Injuries
No key injuries to report
Nate Hinton averages 12.5 points per contest in 30.2 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.0 assists per game and 9.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% for the season while his free throw percentage is 71%. Quentin Grimes comes into this game averaging 14.1 points per contest while playing 30.7 minutes per night. He grabs 3.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.9 assists per game. His FG percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is 66%.
Jeriah Horne averages 11.4 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.9 minutes per game. He also hauls in 4.6 rebounds per game and dishes 1.2 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Brandon Rachal scores 14.3 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.7 rebounds per contest and has 1.7 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cougars allow 65.9 points per contest which is 102nd in the country. They also surrender a 38% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 30th and 181st in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 31.9 rebounds a game which ranks 47th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 177th place in D-1. They force 11.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in Division 1. Houston averages 77.3 points per contest, which is 61st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 11.4 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a unit, which has them ranked 171st. From 3-point territory they shoot 35%, which is good for 109th in the nation. They average 43.7 boards per contest and 14.1 assists per game, which ranks them 2nd and 131st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 314th with 11.7 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Golden Hurricane give up 67.1 points per game, which ranks them 135th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 89th and 87th in those defensive statistics. They rank 207th with 12.9 dimes allowed per game and 240th with 36.3 boards surrendered per contest. The Golden Hurricane are 216th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.6 per contest. Tulsa is 195th in the country with 71.4 points per contest this season. They are 136th in D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 254th in the country. They are 149th in the nation in rebounding with 36.8 boards per contest and 113th in assists per game with 14.3. The Golden Hurricane are 200th in turnovers per contest with 13.4.
The Cougars have an offensive rating of 112.4, which is ranked 13th. They are 253rd in college basketball in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 193rd. As a unit they are 173rd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 272nd in D-1. Houston is 335th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.9 times per 100 possessions.
Tulsa is 188th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Golden Hurricane have an offensive rating of 101.3, which is ranked 185th. They are 257th in D-1 in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 50% is 190th. As a unit they are 184th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 32% of their shot attempts, ranking 283rd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Houston -6 and over 136 total points
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