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Houston vs Texas A&M Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Second Round

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Houston vs Texas A&M Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Second Round

The No. 1 seed Houston Cougars (31-4) take on the No. 9 seed Texas A&M Aggies (21-14) with a Sweet 16 berth in the South Region of the bracket on the line on Sunday at FedExForum at 8:40 PM ET.

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. Texas A&M Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 24, 2024
  • Game Time: 8:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TNT
  • Location: Memphis, Tennessee
  • Arena: FedExForum

Houston vs. Texas A&M Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Houston win (68.8%)

Read these betting trends and insights before you bet on Sunday's Houston-Texas A&M spread (Houston -8.5) or over/under (134.5 points).

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Houston vs. Texas A&M: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Houston is 18-17-0 ATS this season.
  • Texas A&M is 17-18-0 ATS this season.
  • Houston covers the spread when it is an 8.5-point favorite or more 62.5% of the time. That's more often than Texas A&M covers as an underdog of 8.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • The Cougars have done a better job covering the spread in home games (11-6-0) than they have in road tilts (2-8-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Aggies have a lower winning percentage at home (.333, 5-10-0 record) than away (.500, 6-6-0).

Houston vs. Texas A&M: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Houston has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 32 games this year and has walked away with the win 28 times (87.5%) in those games.
  • The Cougars have yet to lose in 19 games when named as moneyline favorite of -420 or better.
  • Texas A&M is 5-6 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 45.5% of those games).
  • The Aggies have played as a moneyline underdog of +320 or longer in just two games this season, which they split 1-1.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Houston has a 80.8% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Houston vs. Texas A&M Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Houston's +586 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 16.7 points per game) is a result of scoring 73.4 points per game (183rd in college basketball) while giving up 56.7 per outing (first in college basketball).
  • LJ Cryer's 15.4 points per game lead Houston and are 243rd in the country.
  • Texas A&M has a +150 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.3 points per game. It is putting up 75.5 points per game, 113th in college basketball, and is allowing 71.2 per outing to rank 154th in college basketball.
  • Texas A&M's leading scorer, Wade Taylor IV, ranks 54th in the country, putting up 19 points per game.
  • The Cougars win the rebound battle by four boards on average. They collect 37.4 rebounds per game, which ranks 82nd in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 33.4 per outing.
  • J'wan Roberts paces the team with 6.7 rebounds per game (212th in college basketball play).
  • The Aggies come out on top in the rebound battle by an average of nine boards. They are pulling down 42.6 rebounds per game (first in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 33.6.
  • Andersson Garcia averages 9.2 rebounds per game (40th in college basketball) to lead the Aggies.
  • Houston ranks 82nd in college basketball with 98.8 points scored per 100 possessions, and first in college basketball defensively with 76.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Aggies average 95.2 points per 100 possessions on offense (174th in college basketball), and concede 89.8 points per 100 possessions (86th in college basketball).

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