Houston vs. Wichita State Prediction
The Wichita State Shockers are a small favorite to beat the Houston Cougars on Saturday afternoon in the AAC Tournament semi-finals. Will Houston pull off the upset?
Saturday, March 10, 2018
TV: CBS, 3:30 p.m. ET
Who Oddsmakers Like: Wichita State. According to oddsmakers from online sports book YouWager, the Shockers are 2.5-point favorites to knock off the Cougars, who opened as 2.5-point underdogs. The total, meanwhile, sits at 145.5 after hitting the board at 154.5.
Who Public Bettors Like: Wichita State. As of this writing, 63% of betting tickets are on the Shockers to cover the point spread this afternoon. Meanwhile, 56% of the betting tickets wagered online are on the over.
Who We Like: Wichita State has been a terrible play of late, failing to cover the spread in all five of its last five games. The Shockers are also 0-4 against the number in their last four games coming off a win and are 7-19-1 at the betting window in their last 27 neutral site games. On the other side, the Cougars are 7-2-1 against the spread in their last 10 games overall, are 5-2-1 against the number in their last eight games coming off a win, and are 6-1-1 ATS in their last eight games versus an opponent with a winning record.
AAC TOURNAMENT COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: HOUSTON COUGARS +2.5