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Houston Cougars vs Memphis Tigers 3/5/2023 Odds, Predictions and Picks

Houston Cougars vs Memphis Tigers 3/5/2023 Odds, Predictions and Picks

On Sunday, March 5, 2023, the Houston Cougars will face off against the Memphis Tigers in an NCAA basketball game at FedExForum, TN, scheduled for 12:00 PM ET. The Cougars are on a 10-game winning streak, having had a dominant month, and they will look to extend their unbeaten run by defeating the Tigers. Houston has an average score of 76.3 points per game, and in their most recent game, they hit 47.4% of their field goals and 36% of their three-point attempts to score 83 points.

Jamal Shead led the way for the Cougars in their previous game, scoring 25 points and grabbing three rebounds. Jarace Walker contributed 13 points and nine rebounds, and Marcus Sasser finished with 22 points and four assists. Houston has one of the top defenses in the nation, allowing just 56.2 points per game. However, they gave up 66 points in their last game, so they will need to replicate their strong defensive performance to come out on top against Memphis.

  • The Houston Cougars are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games on the road against Memphis.
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games against an opponent in the American Athletic Conference.
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of the Cougars’ last 14 games played in March.

Houston Cougars vs Memphis Tigers 3/5/2023 Odds, Predictions and Picks

The Memphis Tigers will take on the Houston Cougars at FedExForum, TN, at 12:00 PM ET. Memphis comes into this match with a three-game unbeaten run and a strong momentum. The Tigers will aim to continue their winning streak by defeating the Cougars, which would mark their fourth consecutive victory and seventh in their last eight contests. On average, Memphis scores 79.9 points per game. In their recent game, they scored 81 points and made 51.9% of their field goals and 52.9% of their three-point attempts.

Kendric Davis led the Tigers in scoring and assists with 23 points in their previous game. DeAndre Williams contributed 13 points, five rebounds, and four assists, while Damaria Franklin finished with 15 points and four rebounds. However, Memphis has struggled on defense this season, allowing an average of 72.8 points per game. To win against Houston, they must maintain the level of defense they displayed in their previous game when they conceded just 62 points.

  • The Tigers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games at home against Houston.
  • Memphis is 11-2 SU in their last 13 games with an opponent in the American Athletic Conference.
  • The Memphis Tigers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games played in March.

Houston Cougars vs Memphis Tigers. The NCAAB pick for this game is the Houston Cougars. The Houston Cougars have been dominant lately, winning all of their last ten games, including ten on the road. They have shown impressive offensive skills during road games, scoring at least 80 points in two out of their last three matches. Additionally, they have been successful at the FT line, making over 83% of their attempts in their last three games. On the other hand, Memphis struggled with their defense, allowing more than 70 points in two of their last three games. They will have a tough time containing the Cougars’ offense, who have been averaging more than 11 steals per game in their last three matches. In their previous matchup, the Cougars outperformed the Tigers defensively, limiting them to less than 60 points per game. Considering Memphis’ weak defense, Houston is expected to do the same in this game. As a result, Houston is favored to cover the spread, with a predicted score of 76-70 in their favor.

NCAAB Starting Time: 12:00 PM (EDT)

Location: FedExForum, TN

Date: Sunday, March 5, 2023


NCAAB Odds: Houston Cougars -5

NCAAB Totals: 145.5

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