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Houston vs UCF Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 6

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Houston vs UCF Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 6

The Houston Cougars (26-3, 13-3 Big 12) will visit the UCF Knights (15-13, 6-10 Big 12) after winning three road games in a row.

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. UCF Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Wednesday, March 6, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Orlando, Florida
  • Arena: Addition Financial Arena

Before placing a wager on Wednesday's Houston-UCF spread (Houston -8.5) or total (132.5 points), take a look at the betting trends and insights below.

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Houston vs. UCF: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Houston has compiled a 14-15-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • UCF is 16-12-0 ATS this season.
  • As an 8.5-point underdog or more in 2023-24, UCF is 3-1 against the spread compared to the 12-8 ATS record Houston puts up as an 8.5-point favorite.
  • The Cougars have done a better job covering the spread in home games (10-6-0) than they have in road tilts (2-7-0).
  • The Knights have performed better against the spread at home (11-6-0) than on the road (5-4-0) this year.
  • Against the spread, in conference action, Houston is 6-10-0 this season.
  • UCF is 10-6-0 against the spread in Big 12 games this season.

Houston vs. UCF: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Houston has been the moneyline favorite in 26 games this season and has come away with the win 23 times (88.5%) in those contests.
  • The Cougars have not lost in 17 games this year when favored by -400 or better on the moneyline.
  • UCF has won five of the 14 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (35.7%).
  • The Knights have played in three games as a moneyline underdog with odds of +310 or longer without a win.
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Houston has a 80% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

Houston vs. UCF Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Houston outscores opponents by 17.2 points per game (scoring 74.4 per game to rank 154th in college basketball while allowing 57.2 per outing to rank first in college basketball) and has a +498 scoring differential overall.
  • LJ Cryer paces Houston, averaging 15.5 points per game (229th in the country).
  • UCF is outscoring opponents by 4.9 points per game, with a +135 scoring differential overall. It puts up 71.5 points per game (247th in college basketball) and gives up 66.6 per contest (43rd in college basketball).
  • Jaylin Sellers paces UCF, averaging 16.2 points per game (175th in college basketball).
  • The Cougars win the rebound battle by an average of 4.9 boards. They are grabbing 38.2 rebounds per game (54th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 33.3 per outing.
  • J'wan Roberts is 190th in college basketball play with 6.9 rebounds per game to lead the Cougars.
  • The Knights win the rebound battle by 3.2 boards on average. They collect 37.8 rebounds per game, 66th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 34.6.
  • Ibrahima Diallo leads the Knights with 5.7 rebounds per game (420th in college basketball).
  • Houston's 99.6 points per 100 possessions on offense rank 79th in college basketball, and the 76.6 points it allows per 100 possessions rank first in college basketball.
  • The Knights score 91.2 points per 100 possessions (267th in college basketball), while giving up 85.1 points per 100 possessions (15th in college basketball).

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