Cincinnati vs. Houston Prediction & Odds

Cincinnati vs. Houston, 3/11/23 CBB Betting Prediction, Odds & Trends

Is 9.5 too many points to lay with No. 1 Houston against Cincinnati in Saturday’s American Athletic Conference Championship semifinal matchup? Tip-off is set for 3:00 p.m. ET.

Game Matchup & Betting Odds

619 Cincinnati Bearcats (+9.5) vs. 620 Houston Cougars (-9.5); o/u 135.5

3:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, March 11, 2023

Dickies Arena, Fort Worth, TX

Cincinnati vs. Houston Public Betting Information

Our CBB Public Betting Information page indicates that 52% 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.

Cincinnati Bearcats DFS Spin

David DeJulius had 30 points (11-18 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 6-8 FT), two rebounds and six assists across 34 minutes during Sunday's 97-74 victory over SMU. DeJulius tallied a new season high with his 30-point performance in Sunday's blowout win. His 30-points came on a very strong all-around shooting performance, dominating inside while also hitting on a pair of threes. DeJulius has assisted on five or more baskets in 16 straight games and is the third leading passer in the conference, averaging 5.3 assists per game.

Houston Cougars Tide DFS Spin

Jarace Walker contributed 10 points (4-8 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 0-1 FT), seven rebounds, one assist and two blocks in 33 minutes during Sunday's 67-65 win over Memphis. Walker was able to be a dominant force in the paint, grabbing three offensive rebounds while also blocking a pair of shots in Sunday's win. Over the last two games, Walker has combined for 16 rebounds, including seven offensive rebounds. Walker's 6.7 rebounds per game ranks No. 10 in the conference.

Cincinnati vs. Houston CBB Betting Trends

Over is 6-2-1 in Bearcats last 9 overall

Under is 13-6-1 in Bearcats last 20 vs. a team with a winning straight up record

Under is 5-1 in Cougars last 6 neutral site games

Under is 41-19-1 in Cougars last 61 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600

Cincinnati vs. Houston CBB Prediction:

The favorite is 7-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings between these two teams, while the Cougars are 48-17-1 against the number in their last 66 games coming off an ATS loss. Houston is also 9-3 against the spread in its last 12 neutral site games and is 7-2 against the number in its last nine games after allowing less than 50 points in its previous contest. On the other side, the Bearcats are just 24-50-3 against the spread in their last 77 games coming off a win.


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