The #1 ranked Houston Cougars (25-2, 16-11-0 ATS, 13-1 American) will face the Tulane Green Wave (17-7, 12-12-0 ATS, 10-3 American) in a game that will put both teams’ winning streaks on the line. Houston had already beaten Tulane earlier this season with a 20-point victory, marking their eighth consecutive win against the Green Wave. However, Tulane has since won five straight games, and another win could put them in contention for the conference title and an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament.
Tulane’s Jalen Cook has been in excellent form, earning AAC Player of the Week honors and scoring at least 20 points in each of the six games since their last encounter with Houston. The Green Wave’s fast pace of play has led to an impressive 82.3 points per game, ranking 11th nationally. They shoot 47.0% from the field and 33.5% from beyond the arc, while their free-throw percentage of 79.8% is fourth in the country. However, their defense has struggled, giving up 75.3 points per game and ranking last in three-point defense in the conference.
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Houston has won seven straight games and is the top-ranked team in the AP poll. They have already secured their spot in the NCAA Tournament and are fighting for the top overall seed. Their only loss in conference play was a one-point defeat to Temple. They recently defeated Memphis, the second-best team in the conference, by eight points, with J’Wan Roberts recording a double-double of 20 points and 12 rebounds. Houston’s offense is solid, scoring 75.6 points per game and shooting 47.2% from the field and 35.4% from beyond the arc. Defensively, they allow the fewest points per game in the nation at 55.7 and hold opponents to a 35.8% shooting percentage, ranking second in the country in three-point defense.
Tulane Green Wave vs Houston Cougars Game Information
- Date: 02/22/2023
- Time: 08:00 PM ET
- Location: Amica Mutual Pavilion, Tulane, RI.
- How to Watch Tulane vs Houston : FS1
- Live Stream: CBS.com
Tulane vs Houston Betting Lines
Tulane is +830 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $830.On the other side, Houston is -1410 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $7.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Tulane at a 10.75% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Houston has 93.38% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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