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Houston at Memphis odds, tips and betting trends

The No. 14 Houston Cougars (26-5, 15-2 AAC) bring a six-game winning streak into a road matchup with the Memphis Tigers (18-9, 12-5 AAC), who have won three straight. The Tigers are underdogs by just 2.5 points in the contest, which tips at 12:00 PM ET on Sunday, March 6, 2022. The matchup has an over/under of 139.5 points. In this preview, we analyze the Houston vs. Memphis odds and lines ahead of this game.

Rankings courtesy of the Ferris Mowers Coaches Poll powered by USA TODAY Sports.

Houston’s record against the spread this season is 19-11-0, and Memphis’ is 11-15-0. The Cougars have hit the over in 14 games, while Tigers games have gone over 15 times. The two teams score an average of 150 points per game, 10.5 more points than this matchup’s total. Houston is 6-4-0 against the spread and 9-1 overall over its past 10 games, while Memphis has gone 7-3-0 against the spread and 8-2 overall.

Ahead of watching this AAC matchup, here’s everything you need to know about Sunday’s college basketball action.

Houston at Memphis odds, spread and lines

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  • Spread: Houston -2.5
  • Total: 139.5
  • Moneyline: Houston -133, Memphis +111

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Houston at Memphis odds, spread, & more

Prediction

Houston 71, Memphis 67

Moneyline

  • The Cougars have won 26 of the 29 games they were favored on the moneyline this season (89.7%).
  • When it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -133 or shorter, Houston has a 26-3 record (winning 89.7% of its games).
  • Based on this matchup’s moneyline, the Cougars have an implied win probability of 57.1%.
  • The Tigers have won both games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
  • Memphis is undefeated in two games this season when they’re the underdog by +111 or more on the moneyline.
  • The implied probability of a win by the Tigers based on the moneyline is 47.4%.

Against the spread

  • The 73.9 points per game the Cougars average are 5.2 more points than the Tigers give up (68.7).
  • When Houston totals more than 68.7 points, it is 17-7 against the spread and 22-2 overall.
  • When Memphis allows fewer than 73.9 points, it is 8-8 against the spread and 13-4 overall.
  • The Tigers put up an average of 76.1 points per game, 19.5 more points than the 56.6 the Cougars allow.
  • When it scores more than 56.6 points, Memphis is 11-15 against the spread and 18-9 overall.
  • Houston is 18-10 against the spread and 26-3 overall when it allows fewer than 76.1 points.
  • The Cougars have totaled 537 more points than their opponents this season (17.3 per game on average), and the Tigers have scored 199 more points than their opponents (7.4 per game).

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Over/Under

  • The Cougars’ average implied point total this season is 2.7 more points than their implied total in Sunday’s game (73.7 implied points on average compared to 71 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Houston has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (71) 23 times.
  • The Tigers’ average implied point total on the season (76.6 points) is 7.6 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (69 points).
  • This year, Memphis has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (69) 20 times.

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How to watch Houston vs. Memphis

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 6, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS

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