Houston vs UCF Prediction, Betting Tips & Odds

Free Houston Cougars vs UCF Knights prediction. Get the best NCAA College Basketball betting tips, player props and stats, while you can also access the latest lines and odds. Tip-Off 02:00, Thursday 26 January.

Houston Cougars


UCF Knights

We’re Expecting Lots of Points

The Overs is sticking out like a sore thumb considering the line for UCF and Houston is set at 127. We’re expecting a bigger total and 1.91 is available.

The college basketball experts at Sportsgambler.com check injury updates regularly and combine this with the form guide. We’re also able to consult a database of stats and present the key numbers to our readers.

Key Houston vs UCF stats:

  • The 127 line has been covered in 4 of the last 5 UCF games.
  • The 127 line has been covered in the last 4 UCF games this season.
  • The 127 line has been covered in 5 of the last 6 Houston games on the road this season.
  • The 127 line has been covered in 4 of the last 5 Houston games.
  • The 127 line has been covered in the last 4 Houston games on the road this season.

We think that 127 is a generous total for Over backers in this NCAAB contest. Take the 1.91 that we see the teams combine to good effect.

The sportsbooks give you the option to get bigger odds for your Overs selection by combining this pick on the Match Result & Total market. Predict a team to win as part of the deal.

Last Games & H2H

UCF Knights lost on the road in their last game. South Florida Bulls won 85-72. Houston Cougars lost their previous game, being beaten at home to Temple Owls 56-55.

The last head-to-head saw Houston claim a 71-65 win over UCF. The previous 8 H2H meetings have involved Houston winning seven times.

Over 127 Probability

The sportsbooks are estimating that there is a 52.4% likelihood of this pick winning. After careful examination, our experts have this probability close to 60%. It is therefore regarded as a value bet.

Houston vs UCF Betting Tips

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Published 04:39, 25 January 2023

Bet Builder Tips

Totals Over 127
Spread Houston -9
Result & BTTS 60 Houston / Yes

Houston vs UCF bet builder tips: Get in the game with a same game parlay. Our picks are over 127 on the total, Houston to cover the -9 spread and both teams to score 60 points and Houston to win on the Result & BTTS market.

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Betting Odds

The odds and lines are updated on a frequent basis. You might therefore find that they are different to the ones listed for the betting predictions and bet builder tips.

Houston Betting Favorites on the Money Line

The favorites are 84% likely to win according to the sportsbooks’ latest Money Line odds, with Houston priced at 1.19 to triumph in this college game. For those wanting to oppose the market leader, you can get 5.00 about UCF.

There is a spread of 9.5 and total points has a line of 128. The Totals market allows bettors to use the latest basketball data to good effect. If you’re going for Over 128, then the odds are 1.91.

Favorites Houston are available at odds of 1.33 when it comes to reaching 20 points first. Opponents UCF are chalked up at 3.25 on the same betting market.

There are hundreds of markets when it comes to wagering on college basketball and we recommend visiting the premier betting sites to find the bet that matches your view on the contest.

Player Props

The gambling sites also allow you to place player prop bets such as Points, Assists, Steals and Rebounds. This means you can focus on an individual player’s performance rather than wager on the actual outcome of the game in question.

Marcus Sasser Favorite to Score the Most Points

The favorite to score most points is Marcus Sasser. You can get 1.87 that he scores Over 16.5 points and the same odds that he goes Under.

Micro Betting

An increasing number of bettors are now enjoying micro betting on NCAA college basketball and it’s something which is available on an in-game basis. Wait for the action to start and then wager on something specific to happen.

Team Stats

Latest regular season and play-off games stats.

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Money Line

  • 9 wins and 1 defeat in the last 10 games
  • 8 wins and 2 defeats in the last 10 games on the road

Money Line

  • 6 wins and 4 defeats in the last 10 games
  • 8 wins and 2 defeats in the last 10 home games

Points Spread

Points Spread

Total Points

Total Points

NCAAB Standings Select Season

American Athletic Conference W L PF PA N. Pts Home Away Strk
Houston 21 2 1729 1269 460 13-2 8-0 3W
Memphis 17 5 1756 1588 168 13-0 4-5 5W
Tulane 14 7 1700 1558 142 9-3 5-4 2W
Cincinnati 15 8 1763 1552 211 12-4 3-4 1W
UCF 13 8 1511 1385 126 10-5 3-3 4L
Temple 14 9 1597 1566 31 7-6 7-3 4W
Wichita State 11 11 1496 1454 42 6-8 5-3 1L
East Carolina 11 12 1592 1611 -19 8-5 3-7 2L
South Florida 10 13 1663 1627 36 7-8 3-5 1W
SMU 8 15 1591 1704 -113 6-8 2-7 1L
Tulsa 5 16 1440 1606 -166 5-8 0-8 3L