Houston vs. Georgia Tech Prediction
After winning six of its final seven games to close out the regular season, will Houston pull the upset tonight when it visits Georgia Tech in the NIT?
After opening as a 6-point favorite, the Yellow Jackets are now -3.5 to knock off the Cougars tonight at 9:00PM ET. According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the over/under currently sits at 152.5, up from the opening number of 147.5.
Houston led the American Athletic Conference in scoring and two of those six wins over the Cougars' final seven games came against Cincinnati and UConn. Led by Rob Gray Jr., who comes off the bench and averages a conference-leading 16.3 points per game, Houston also boasts the likes of Damyean Dotson (13.9) and Devonta Pollard (13.8).
The Cougars are 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six road games and have covered in six of their last eight games overall. They're also strong against non-conference opponents, covering in seven of their last 10 non-AAC games, and are 6-2 ATS in their last eight games versus a team with a winning record.
WEDNESDAY NIT FREE PICK: HOUSTON COUARS +3.5