Houston vs Tulane: AAC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 2 seed Houston Cougars (21-3) are  favorites in the AAC Tournament quarterfinals over the No. 10 seed Tulane Green Wave (10-12) on Friday at Dickies Arena. The game tips at 7:00 PM ET and airs on ESPN2, with the winner moving one step closer to securing a guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 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 is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 16-7.
  • The Cougars are 2-1 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 17.5-point favorite.
  • Houston and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 11 of 23 games this season (47.8%).
  • The Cougars beat Memphis 67-64 but failed to cover the spread as 10-point favorites, while falling short of the 134.5 point total in their last contest on Sunday. DeJon Jarreau racked up a team-high 19 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 22 17.9 6.2 2.0 1.2 0.2 3.1
Marcus Sasser 21 13.5 2.1 2.4 1.4 0.0 2.6
DeJon Jarreau 23 10.9 5.4 4.1 1.5 0.4 1.1
Tramon Mark 24 8.5 3.2 1.7 1.0 0.2 0.8
Justin Gorham 23 8.2 9.4 1.0 0.9 0.4 0.7

Tulane Betting Information

  • With a 12-10 record ATS this season, the Green Wave have outplayed expectations.
  • For the second time this season, the Green Wave are at least a 17.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 0-1 against the spread.
  • 40.9% of Tulane’s 22 games this season have topped the over/under.
  • The Green Wave beat Tulsa 77-70 and covered the spread as 4-point underdogs, while hitting the over on the 127.5 point total on Thursday in their most recent game. Jordan Walker put up a team-high 24 points to lead them to the victory.

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

Tulane Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Jaylen Forbes 22 16.8 5.3 0.9 1.4 0.2 2.5
Jordan Walker 22 13.2 2.0 4.4 1.7 0.0 1.4
Gabe Watson 21 8.2 2.1 1.7 0.4 0.2 1.0
Kevin Cross 22 6.7 4.7 1.1 0.5 0.8 0.4
Sion James 22 5.7 3.5 1.9 1.3 0.2 0.3

Total Facts

  • Houston and its opponents have hit the over on Friday’s 133 total in 14 out of 24 games (58.3%) this year.
  • 10 Tulane games this year (45.5% of its matchups) ended with a final score higher than Friday’s over/under of 133 points.
  • The Cougars average 77.2 points per game against the Green Wave’s 64.5, totaling 8.7 points over the matchup’s total of 133.
  • These two teams give up a combined 123.6 points per game, 9.4 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Cougars games is 134.8 points, 1.8 more than the over/under of 133 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 2.5 points more than the average over/under in Green Wave games this season (130.5 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/28/2021 Houston Tulane -15.5 126.5 -2500 +1025 Regular Season 83-60 HOU
1/9/2021 Houston Houston -17 128.5 -3355 +1225 Regular Season 71-50 HOU
2/6/2020 Houston Houston -16.5 136.5 -2579 +1072 Regular Season 75-62 HOU
2/17/2019 N/A Tulane N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-50 HOU

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