Houston vs Cincinnati: AAC Championship Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 14, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 14, 2021

The No. 2 seed Houston Cougars (23-3) are 13.5-point favorites to claim the AAC championship and a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket when they face off with the No. 5 Cincinnati Bearcats (12-10) on Sunday at 3:15 PM ET, live on ESPN.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 14, 2021, 1:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Houston Betting Information

  • Houston has put together a 17-8 record against the spread this season.
  • The Cougars have a winning record against the spread when favored by 13.5 points or more, going 7-2 this season.
  • In 48% of their games this season (12/25), the Cougars and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Cougars defeated Memphis 76-74 but failed to cover the spread as 7.5-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 134 point total in their last outing on Saturday. Quentin Grimes scored a team-high 21 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Houston Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Quentin Grimes 24 17.9 6.1 1.9 1.3 0.3 3.2
Marcus Sasser 23 13.6 2.3 2.3 1.3 0.0 2.7
DeJon Jarreau 25 11.1 5.6 4.3 1.4 0.5 1.0
Justin Gorham 25 8.6 9.2 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.7
Tramon Mark 26 8.1 3.0 1.7 1.0 0.2 0.7

Cincinnati Betting Information

  • The Bearcats have generally come up short ATS this season, with an 8-12 record.
  • 25% of Cincinnati’s 20 games this season have stayed under the over/under.
  • The Bearcats beat Wichita State 60-59 in their last contest on Saturday. Mason Madsen totaled a team-high 10 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 4-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go under the 142.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Cincinnati Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Keith Williams 22 14.6 4.1 2.5 1.2 0.7 1.1
Jeremiah Davenport 22 11.8 5.1 1.8 0.8 0.1 2.0
David Dejulius 18 9.3 4.6 4.3 0.8 0.1 0.8
Mika Adams-Woods 22 8.4 2.5 2.0 1.0 0.3 1.0
Tari Eason 22 7.5 5.9 1.3 1.2 1.2 0.4

Total Facts

  • Houston’s games this year have gone over the point total for Sunday’s matchup (135 points) in 11 out of 26 opportunities (42.3% of matchups).
  • In 77.3% of Cincinnati’s games this season (17 of 22), the total points scored was greater than Sunday’s 135-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 146.7 points per game, 11.7 points more than the total of 135 for this contest.
  • This matchup’s over/under is 5.7 more points than the 129.3 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Cougars have seen a 135.1 over/under in their games this season, 0.1 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 5.9 points separates the average total points bet in Bearcats games (140.9 points) and this contest’s over/under (135 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/21/2021 Houston Houston -12.5 135.5 -1000 +650 Regular Season 90-52 HOU
3/1/2020 Houston Houston -5 132.5 -239 +190 Regular Season 68-55 HOU
2/1/2020 N/A Cincinnati N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 64-62 CINCY
3/10/2019 N/A Cincinnati N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-69 HOU
2/10/2019 N/A Houston N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 65-58 HOU

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