Houston vs Cincinnati: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 21, 2021

The Cincinnati Bearcats (7-7) are heavy, 12.5-point underdogs as they attempt to build on a four-game win streak when they visit the No. 6 Houston Cougars (17-3) on Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Fertitta Center. The contest airs at 1:00 PM ET on ESPN. The over/under is 136 for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 21, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Houston Betting Information

  • The Cougars have compiled a 13-6 record against the spread this season.
  • The Cougars are 7-3 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 12.5-point favorite.
  • Only 8 of 19 Houston games this season (42.1%) resulted in a total more than the contest’s over/under.
  • In their last game, the Cougars got a team-high 16 points from Dejon Jarreau in a 68-63 loss to Wichita State on Thursday. They were favored by 7 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 131 points to fall short of the 139 point total.

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 18 16.7 6.3 2.1 1.2 0.2 2.7
Marcus Sasser 17 14.8 2.2 2.2 1.5 0.0 2.9
DeJon Jarreau 19 10.3 5.2 4.2 1.3 0.4 0.9
Justin Gorham 19 8.3 9.8 0.7 1.0 0.5 0.7
Tramon Mark 20 8.3 3.1 1.6 1.1 0.1 0.6

Cincinnati Betting Information

  • The Bearcats hold a losing record ATS this season, covering three times and failing to cover 10 times.
  • 10 of Cincinnati’s 13 games (76.9%) this season have gone over the over/under.
  • The Bearcats defeated UCF 69-68 in their last outing on Sunday. Keith Williams put up a team-high 14 points to help lead the team to the victory. They were 6-point favorites and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 134.5 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 14 14.7 4.3 1.8 1.1 0.7 0.9
David Dejulius 14 10.5 4.9 4.7 1.0 0.1 1.0
Jeremiah Davenport 14 9.8 4.9 1.6 0.7 0.1 1.6
Mika Adams-Woods 14 7.8 2.2 1.6 0.9 0.2 1.0
Tari Eason 14 7.1 5.5 1.4 1.0 1.1 0.4

Total Facts

  • Houston and its opponents have gone over Sunday’s 136 total in seven out of 20 games (35%) this season.
  • In 10 out of Cincinnati’s 14 games this year (71.4%), the competing teams scored more points than the over/under in Sunday’s matchup.
  • The Cougars average 75.8 points per game against the Bearcats’ 68.9, totaling 8.7 points over the contest’s point total of 136.
  • This game’s point total is 8.1 fewer points than the 127.9 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • The Cougars have seen a 133.6 average over/under in their games this season, 2.4 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this contest is 2.9 points fewer than the average over/under in Bearcats games this season (138.9 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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