San Diego St. vs. Houston Prediction
Will No. 6 Houston be able to avoid a potential upset when it takes on No. 11 San Diego State at 7:20PM ET?
West Region: (731) San Diego State vs. (732) Houston
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Location: Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kansas
TV: TBS, 7:20PM ET
Who Oddsmakers Like: Kentucky. According to oddsmakers at YouWager, Houston is the favorite in this game, as the Cougars are getting odds of -4 points against San Diego State. The spread opened at 3.5 points. The over/under total sits at 142.5 points and opened at the same mark.
Who Public Bettors Like: Houston. As of Thursday morning, the Cougars are getting 52 percent of the wagers on this game as a slight favorite against San Diego State this evening.
Who We Like: This game features a pair of teams that were very good at covering. Houston was 18-10-1 against the spread while San Diego State is 20-10 ATS. The two teams are also built similarly with a sound defense and an offense that averages 77 points per game. The Aztecs have won nine straight while covering the spread in eight of those nine games. While Houston may have played a slightly tougher schedule, I think the Aztecs are capable of pulling off the upset here. On paper this game looks very even and the Aztecs have better numbers on the road than Houston.
NCAA TOURNAMENT PREDICTIONS: SAN DIEGO STATE +4