Houston vs Memphis: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 7, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 7, 2021

The Memphis Tigers (15-6) will try to continue a six-game win streak when they visit the No. 9 Houston Cougars (20-3) at 12:00 PM ET on Sunday, March 7, 2021 as 9.5-point underdogs. The Cougars have won three games in a row. The matchup’s point total is 132.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 7, 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 covered the spread more often than not this season, putting together a record ATS of 16-6.
  • When favored by at least 9.5 points, the Cougars are 11-5 against the spread this season.
  • The Cougars and their opponents have gone over the set over/under in 11 of 22 games this season (50%).
  • The Cougars knocked off South Florida 98-52 in their last contest on Sunday. Quentin Grimes put up a team-high 22 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 18 points and covered the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 132 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 21 17.9 6.1 2.0 1.2 0.2 3.1
Marcus Sasser 20 14.0 2.2 2.4 1.5 0.1 2.7
DeJon Jarreau 22 10.5 5.3 4.1 1.5 0.4 1.0
Tramon Mark 23 8.6 3.2 1.7 1.0 0.1 0.7
Justin Gorham 22 8.1 9.3 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.7

Memphis Betting Information

  • The Tigers have outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 10-9.
  • The Tigers only hold a 3-5 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 9.5-point underdog.
  • Memphis and its opponents have regularly been held under this season, only claiming the over in 15.8% (3) of their 19 games played.
  • The Tigers knocked off South Florida 73-52 in their last contest on Tuesday. Boogie Ellis totaled a team-high 18 points to help lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 9-point favorites, and the teams combined to go under the 135.5 point total.

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

Memphis Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Landers Nolley II 21 13.1 3.7 1.7 1.1 0.2 2.3
DeAndre Williams 14 10.6 6.5 3.5 2.0 0.6 0.6
Boogie Ellis 21 9.4 1.8 1.2 1.0 0.3 1.8
D.J. Jeffries 21 9.4 5.4 1.7 1.0 0.7 0.9
Lester Quinones 21 9.2 4.9 2.1 0.8 0.1 1.3

Total Facts

  • Houston’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Sunday’s matchup total (132.5 points) in 60.9% of opportunities (14 out of 23 matchups).
  • In 11 out of Memphis’ 21 games this year (52.4%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Sunday’s matchup.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 150.1 points per game, 17.6 points more than the total of 132.5 for this game.
  • This game’s total is 13.1 fewer points than the 119.4 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Cougars have seen a 134.9 over/under in their games this season, 2.4 more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • A difference of 2.1 points separates the average total points bet in Tigers games (134.6 points) and this matchup’s over/under (132.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/8/2020 Houston Houston -9 135.5 -464 +345 Regular Season 64-57 HOU
2/22/2020 Houston Memphis -2.5 139 -149 +119 Regular Season 60-59 MEM
1/6/2019 N/A Houston N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 90-77 HOU

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