Houston at Tulsa 1/27/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
The No. 17 ranked Houston Cougars visit Reynolds Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Sunday to play the Tulsa Golden Hurricane. The Cougars improved to 19-1 on the season with a 94-50 rout of East Carolina. Houston was led by Armoni Brooks with 17 points, while Corey Davis Jr. chipped in with 12. The Cougars buried 16 3-pointers during the game to account for over 50% of their total points.
Tulsa fell to 12-8 on the season after losing to Cincinnati 88-64 on Thursday. Tulsa was swept in its season series by Cincinnati after falling in overtime two weeks ago to the Bearcats. Tulsa was led by Sterling Taplin in the loss with 14 points, while four other Golden Hurricanes scored in double figures.
Corey Davis Jr. is the leading scorer with an average of 15.1 points per game. Armoni Brooks is second in scoring and the leading rebounder with averages of 14.5 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Galen Robinson Jr. leads the Cougars in assists with an average of 5.5 per game. Houston is shooting 43.9% from the field and 35.0% from 3-point territory.
DaQuan Jeffries is the leading scorer and leader in rebounding with averages of 13.4 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Martins Igbanu is second in scoring and in rebounding with averages of 12.0 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. Sterling Taplin leads Tulsa in assists with an average of 4.6 per game. Tulsa is shooting 44.8% from the field and 35.0% from 3-point territory.
Houston has covered the number in 5 of the last 7 meetings with Tulsa including a 74-56 win at home on January 2. Houston has covered 8 of the last 9 on the road and 23 of the last 34 overall. Tulsa has failed to cover 5 of the last 6 following a loss of 20 points or more. Final Score Prediction, Houston Cougars win and cover ATS 74-65.