Houston vs. Wichita State Prediction
No. 14 Houston is laying seven points as a road favorite on Sunday to Wichita State in a matchup of AAC foes at 1:00 p.m. ET on Sunday. Will the Cougars cash for bettors or is there a better option on the board when it comes to this conference clash?
827 Houston Cougars (-7) at 828 Wichita State Shockers (+7); o/u 133
7:00 p.m. ET, Charles Koch Arena, Wichita, KS
Houston Cougars DFS Snapshot
Jamal Shead accumulated 14 points (6-14 FG, 2-5 3Pt), four rebounds and 12 assists over 37 minutes during Wednesday's 85-83 loss to SMU. Shead scored and assisted in double-figures Wednesday, his second double-double of the season. Shead has tallied double-digit assists three times this season. The sophomore guard has started in 17 games this season, leading the team in assists (5.3) and steals (1.8).
Wichita State Shockers DFS Snapshot
Ty Etienne had 26 points (8-17 FG, 5-12 3Pt, 5-6 FT), seven rebounds and one steal across 37 minutes during Tuesday's 71-66 loss to UCF. Etienne's 26 points is the third highest point total he has reached this season. Tuesday was the 6-foot-2 guard's second consecutive game scoring 20 points or more. Etienne leads the team in points per game this season (15.3).
College Basketball Betting Prediction
The underdog is 7-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings between these two teams, while the Shockers are 4-0-1 against the number in their last five home games versus a team with a road winning percentage of greater than .600. The Shockers are also 8-3-1 against the spread in their last 12 home games versus a team with a winning road record, are 19-8-1 against the number in their last 28 games as an underdog and are 9-4-1 at the window in their last 14 games as a home dog.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL BETTING PREDICTION: WICHITA STATE SHOCKERS +7