Houston vs Tulane: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The No. 11 Houston Cougars (9-1) are heavy favorites (-19) as they attempt to continue a six-game home win streak when they host the Tulane Green Wave (6-2) on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Fertitta Center. The matchup airs at 4:00 PM ET on ESPNU. The matchup’s point total is 128.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:16 AM 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 6-4.
  • The Cougars have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 19 points, going 1-1 this season.
  • In 30% of their games this season (3/10), the Cougars and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.

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 10 18.1 7.2 1.9 1.2 0.2 2.3
Marcus Sasser 8 14.9 2.4 1.9 1.3 0.0 2.9
DeJon Jarreau 10 9.6 6.2 3.6 1.2 0.3 0.7
Tramon Mark 10 8.7 2.6 1.2 1.2 0.1 0.6
Justin Gorham 10 7.3 8.9 0.8 1.0 0.7 0.7

Tulane Betting Information

  • Tulane has outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 5-3.
  • 25% of Tulane’s 8 games this season have gone over the over/under.
  • In the Green Wave most recent game on Saturday, Jaylen Forbes scored a team-high 20 points on the way to a 60-56 victory over East Carolina. They covered the spread as 1-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 116 points to go under the 130.5 point total.

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 8 15.9 4.9 1.0 1.4 0.1 2.8
Jordan Walker 8 12.4 2.3 4.0 1.8 0.0 1.5
Gabe Watson 7 10.3 2.6 1.9 0.9 0.4 1.4
Kevin Cross 8 7.0 4.5 1.0 0.5 1.0 0.4
R.J. McGee 8 6.1 4.8 1.0 0.8 0.5 0.6

Total Facts

  • In Houston’s matchups this season, the Cougars and their opponents have gone over Saturday’s point total of 128.5 points six times (60% of opportunities).
  • Three Tulane games this year (37.5% of its matchups) ended with a final total greater than Saturday’s total of 128.5 points.
  • The Cougars average 73.3 points per game against the Green Wave’s 66, amounting to 10.8 points over the game’s over/under of 128.5.
  • These two teams surrender a combined 117.8 points per game, 10.7 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Cougars have seen a 130.3 average over/under in their games this season, 1.8 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 1.7 points separates this game’s over/under (128.5 points) and the average total points bet in Green Wave games (126.8 points) this season.

Head to Head

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