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Houston vs Kansas Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

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Houston vs Kansas Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 9

The Houston Cougars (27-3, 14-3 Big 12) will try to extend a 17-game home win streak when they take on the Kansas Jayhawks (22-8, 10-7 Big 12) on March 9, 2024 at Fertitta Center.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Houston vs. Kansas Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 9, 2024
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Arena: Fertitta Center

Houston vs. Kansas Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Houston win (76.4%)

Before you wager on Saturday's Houston-Kansas spread (Houston -7.5) or total (138.5 points), see the betting trends and insights below.

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Houston vs. Kansas: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Houston has won 14 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 16 times.
  • Kansas has compiled a 14-15-0 record against the spread this year.
  • The Cougars have done a better job covering the spread in home games (10-6-0) than they have in road affairs (2-8-0).
  • The Jayhawks have performed better against the spread at home (9-7-0) than on the road (3-6-0) this season.
  • Houston has covered the spread six times in 17 conference games.
  • Against the spread in Big 12 action, Kansas is 8-9-0 this season.

Houston vs. Kansas: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Houston has come away with 24 wins in the 27 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Cougars have not lost in 18 games this year when favored by -350 or better on the moneyline.
  • Kansas has been the moneyline underdog five total times this season. Kansas has finished 1-4 in those games.
  • The Jayhawks have played as a moneyline underdog of +275 or longer in just two games this season, which they won both.
  • Houston has an implied victory probability of 77.8% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Houston vs. Kansas Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Houston averages 74.1 points per game (164th in college basketball) while allowing 57.3 per contest (first in college basketball). It has a +506 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 16.8 points per game.
  • LJ Cryer is 206th in college basketball with a team-high 15.8 points per game.
  • Kansas puts up 77 points per game (84th in college basketball) while allowing 68.3 per contest (79th in college basketball). It has a +260 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 8.7 points per game.
  • Kevin McCullar's 19.1 points per game leads Kansas and ranks 53rd in the nation.
  • The Cougars pull down 38 rebounds per game (59th in college basketball) while allowing 33.3 per contest to their opponents. They outrebound opponents by 4.7 boards per game.
  • J'wan Roberts averages 6.9 rebounds per game (ranking 191st in college basketball) to lead the Cougars.
  • The Jayhawks win the rebound battle by 3.2 boards on average. They collect 36.1 rebounds per game, 133rd in college basketball, while their opponents grab 32.9.
  • Hunter Dickinson's 11 rebounds per game lead the Jayhawks and rank sixth in the country.
  • Houston ranks 78th in college basketball by averaging 99.4 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is first in college basketball, allowing 76.8 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Jayhawks rank 73rd in college basketball averaging 99.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 65th, allowing 88.6 points per 100 possessions.

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