Wichita State vs. Houston Prediction
No. 1 Houston will be in action on Thursday night when it hosts Wichita State at 7:00 p.m. ET. Will the underdog continue to have ATS success in this conference clash?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
735 Wichita State Shockers (+17.5) at 736 Houston Cougars (-17.5); o/u 131.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, March 2, 2023
Fertitta Center, Houston, TX
Wichita State vs. Houston Public Betting Information
Our CBB Public Betting Information page indicates that 51% of public bettors are currently backing Houston when it comes to the spread. This information is subject to change throughout the day, however, so be sure to check the link so you’re receiving the most up-to-date public betting data.
Wichita State Shockers DFS Spin
Craig Porter supplied 15 points (5-9 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 3-6 FT), 10 rebounds, 10 assists, one block and three steals in 36 minutes during Sunday's 83-76 victory over Tulane. Porter has been close a couple times this season, but he finally was able to get that elusive triple-double. He just continues to have an excellent season and is heating up with the postseason on the horizon. Over the last five games, Porter is averaging 16.2 points, 7.2 assists, 7.0 rebounds, 1.8 steals, 1.8 three-pointers, and 1.0 blocks per contest. He'll need another super performance to give the Shockers a chance to pull off a road upset of Houston on Thursday.
Houston Cougars DFS Spin
J’Wan Roberts registered 17 points (8-14 FG, 1-2 FT), 12 rebounds, one assist and four blocks in 29 minutes during Saturday's 76-57 victory over East Carolina. Roberts continued his hot play in Saturday's blowout win. Saturday's 17-points marked his third straight game scoring more than 15 points. Over the last three games, Roberts has played a much larger role in the offense than usual. In this stretch, Roberts has recorded two double-doubles, including 11 offensive rebounds, doing it all for the Cougars.
Wichita State vs. Houston CBB Betting Trends
Over is 7-0 in Shockers last 7 road games
Over is 14-2 in Shockers last 16 overall
Over is 4-1 in Cougars last 5 games following a ATS loss
Under is 18-8-1 in Cougars last 27 home games
Wichita State vs. Houston CBB Prediction:
The underdog has covered the spread in five straight meetings between these two teams, while the Cougars are just 1-4 against the number in their last five home games versus a team with a winning road record. The Shockers, meanwhile, are 35-14-2 against the spread in their last 51 road games, are 26-9-2 at the betting window in their last 37 road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600 and are 6-0-1 against the spread in their last seven road games versus a team with a winning home record.
CBB BETTING PREDICTION: WICHITA STATE SHOCKERS +17.5