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The No. 9 Houston Cougars are just one of the three Top-25 men's basketball teams in action on the Sunday slate, as Houston hits the road to take on Tulane in New Orleans as heavy road favorites. 

The Cougars are currently 18.5-point favorites against a four-win Tulane team, via FanDuel Sportsbook. But if you're going to wager on Sunday afternoon's showdown, you might want to hear what others are predicting in this game first.

Tulane vs Houston Predictions

Sports Chat Place

Randy Chambers of Sports Chat Place thinks 18 points is simply too much for the Cougars to cover on the road, even against a struggling squad like the Green Wave. Chambers like Tulane to cover 18 points against Houston at home this Sunday afternoon. 

Sports Jaw

The staff at Sports Jaw clearly likes the Cougars to win this one easily, predicting Houston to finish 30 points ahead of the Green Wave by the final whistle in Sunday's matchup. 

ESPN Basketball Power Index Matchup Predictor

ESPN BPI's calculator is projecting the Cougars as heavy favorites, with an astounding 96.3 percent probability of leaving New Orleans with the road win. 

Overall, the highlighted predictions clearly back the Cougars to walk away with the win in this one, but Houston was only predicted to cover the spread by 1-of-2 picks. 

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