Houston vs. Memphis Saturday Prediction

Houston vs. Memphis, 2/22/20 College Basketball Betting Predictions

The Houston Cougars have won eight of their last 10 games and are currently favored on the road today at Memphis. Are the Cougars the play in this matchup or does the total offer more value to bettors?

Game Snapshot

639 Houston Cougars (-2.5) at 640 Memphis Tigers (+2.5); o/u 138

2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 22, 2020

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Public Betting Trends

According to our College Basketball Public Betting Chart page, 58% of betting tickets are on Memphis to cover the spread in this matchup.

NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends

Houston Cougars

The Cougars are 20-9 against the spread in their last 29 road games but they failed to cover in all four of their last four games when favored on the road like today.

Memphis Tigers

The Tigers have covered in five of their last seven games and are 4-1 against the number in their last five games as an underdog, although they’re just 3-7 at the window in their last 10 games when listed as a home dog.

Prediction

The under has been too profitable in recent Houston games to avoid the total. The under is 10-2 in the Cougars’ last 12 games overall, is 8-1 in their last nine games when they’re coming off a win and has cashed in five of their last six road games as well. On the other side, the under is 16-7 in the Tigers’ last 23 games when they’re coming off a win and is 5-2 in their last seven home games when they’re squaring off against an opponent that has a winning record on the road.

Saturday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: Houston/Memphis UNDER 138

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