South Florida vs. Houston - 12/30/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Houston Cougars (10-2) at South Florida Bulls (3-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Sun Dome)
The Line: South Florida Bulls +5.5 -- Over/Under: 140.5 See the Latest Odds
The South Florida Bulls and the Houston Cougars face off on Wednesday in college basketball action.
The South Florida Bulls are struggling this season going 3-10 thus far. South Florida is averaging 64 points per game and they are shooting 41.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.4 points and their opponents are shooting 41.1 percent. Jahmal McMurray leads the Bulls averaging 13 points per game. Angel Nunez is averaging 9.9 points and 5.6 rebounds, Roddy Peters is averaging 9.8 points, and Jaleel Cousins is averaging 8.5 points and 8.1 rebounds. USF has lost five of their last six games.
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The Houston Cougars are 10-2 this season and have won their last two games since being upset by Grand Canyon. Houston is averaging 84.1 points per game and they are shooting 47.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 69.9 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Rob Gray Jr. leads he Cougars averaging 18.5 points per game. Devonta Pollard is averaging 13.8 points and 6.7 rebounds, Damyean Dotson is averaging 12.9 points and 7.9 rebounds, and Ronnie Jonson is averaging 12.8 points. Both of Houston’s lasses have taken place away from home.
South Florida is 16-35-1 against the spread in their last 52 home games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 1-4 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Houston is 6-0 against the spread against the AAC, 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 games, and 2-7 against the spread in their last nine road games against a team with a losing home record. Houston has covered the point spread in five of their last seven games against USF.
The total is set at 140.5 and this one looks to be a solid under and the under is my free pick.