Houston vs Oklahoma Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

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Houston vs Oklahoma Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 2

The Houston Cougars (25-3, 12-3 Big 12) will try to build on a six-game win streak when they visit the Oklahoma Sooners (19-9, 7-8 Big 12) on March 2, 2024 at Lloyd Noble Center.

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

Houston vs. Oklahoma Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Game Time: 8:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Norman, Oklahoma
  • Arena: Lloyd Noble Center

Houston vs. Oklahoma Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Houston win (64.4%)

Before you bet on Saturday's Houston-Oklahoma spread (Houston -6.5) or total (129.5 points), read the betting insights and trends below.

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Houston vs. Oklahoma: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Houston is 14-14-0 ATS this season.
  • Oklahoma has compiled a 14-14-0 record against the spread this year.
  • Houston covers the spread when it is a 6.5-point favorite or more 57.1% of the time. That's more often than Oklahoma covers as an underdog of 6.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • The Cougars have done a better job covering the spread in home games (10-6-0) than they have in road games (2-6-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Sooners have a better winning percentage at home (.500, 8-8-0 record) than away (.375, 3-5-0).
  • Houston's record against the spread in conference action is 6-9-0.
  • Oklahoma has beaten the spread six times in 15 Big 12 games.

Houston vs. Oklahoma: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Houston has been the moneyline favorite in 25 games this season and has come away with the win 22 times (88%) in those contests.
  • The Cougars have been a -280 moneyline favorite on 18 occasions this season and won every game.
  • Oklahoma has been the underdog on the moneyline nine total times this season. Oklahoma has gone 3-6 in those games.
  • The Sooners are 2-1 (winning 66.7% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +225 or longer.
  • Bookmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Houston has a 73.7% chance of pulling out a win.

Houston vs. Oklahoma Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Houston is outscoring opponents by 17.7 points per game with a +496 scoring differential overall. It puts up 73.9 points per game (175th in college basketball) and allows 56.2 per contest (first in college basketball).
  • LJ Cryer's 15.3 points per game lead Houston and are 247th in the nation.
  • Oklahoma has a +231 scoring differential, topping opponents by 8.2 points per game. It is putting up 75.1 points per game, 139th in college basketball, and is giving up 66.9 per contest to rank 47th in college basketball.
  • Javian McCollum's team-leading 13.7 points per game rank him 430th in the nation.
  • The Cougars win the rebound battle by 5.3 boards on average. They record 38.8 rebounds per game, which ranks 46th in college basketball, while their opponents grab 33.5 per contest.
  • J'wan Roberts' seven rebounds per game lead the Cougars and rank 176th in college basketball play.
  • The Sooners are 136th in the country at 36.1 rebounds per game. That's four more than the 32.1 their opponents average.
  • Jalon Moore is 262nd in college basketball with 6.4 rebounds per game, leading the Sooners.
  • Houston ranks 94th in college basketball with 98.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and first in college basketball defensively with 75.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Sooners average 98.7 points per 100 possessions on offense (95th in college basketball), and concede 87.9 points per 100 possessions (52nd in college basketball).

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