Houston Vs Virginia: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – November 16, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The Virginia Cavaliers (1-1) take on the No. 15 Houston Cougars (2-0) at Fertitta Center on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. The game starts at 8:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Cougars’ (-255 to win on the moneyline) game with the Cavaliers (+205).

This article references lines current as of November 16, 2021 at 7:59 PM ET. See all the current odds for this outing in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Houston vs Virginia Betting Odds

Houston Offense Vs. Virginia Defense (From 2020-21)

Houston Offense Stats (Rank) Virginia Defense
75.6 (69) Points/Gm 60.8 (5)
64.8 (323) Possessions/Game 60.2 (1)
43.6 (193) Field Goal % 41.8 (81)
35.2 (106) 3PT % 33.5 (162)
51 (136) Effective FG % 48.1 (90)
54.7 (129) True Shooting % 51.6 (84)

Virginia Offense vs. Houston Defense (From 2020-21)

Virginia Offense Stats (Rank) Houston Defense
67.3 (269) Points/Gm 58.6 (2)
59.9 (347) Possessions/Game 64.3 (12)
47 (44) Field Goal % 38 (1)
36.7 (50) 3PT % 29.4 (14)
54.8 (30) Effective FG % 43.6 (1)
58.2 (27) True Shooting % 48.4 (9)

Houston Betting Insights

  • Houston put together a 20-12-0 record against the spread last season.
  • The Cougars covered the spread 18 times last season (18-11 ATS) when playing as at least 5.5-point favorites.
  • Houston’s games hit the over 16 out of 32 times last season.
  • Houston and its opponents went over 118 combined points in 29 of 32 games last season.
  • The Cougars had an average point total of 133.5 in their contests last season, 15.5 more points than the over/under for this game.

Virginia Betting Insights

  • Virginia won 11 games against the spread last season, while failing to cover 12 times.
  • The Cavaliers did not cover the spread last season (0-1 ATS) when playing as at least 5.5-point underdogs.
  • A total of 12 of Virginia’s games last season went over the point total.
  • Virginia played 17 games last season that finished with a combined score over 118 points.
  • The average over/under for Cavaliers outings last year was 126.7, 8.7 more points than this game’s total.
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Houston Key Players

  • Quentin Grimes put up 18.2 points per game last season.
  • Dejon Jarreau collected 4.4 assists per game and Justin Gorham pulled down 8.7 rebounds per outing.
  • Grimes connected on 3.4 threes per game a season ago.
  • Grimes collected 1.4 steals per game. Brison Gresham averaged 1.5 blocks a game.

Virginia Key Players

  • Sam Hauser contributed 15.9 points per game last season.
  • Kihei Clark dished out 4.6 assists a game and Jay Huff pulled down 7.2 rebounds per contest.
  • Hauser connected on 2.5 threes per game a season ago.
  • Reece Beekman grabbed 1.2 steals per game. Huff averaged 2.6 blocks an outing.
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