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Syracuse vs Houston 3/27/21 - NCAA Basketball Picks & Predictions

Houston Cougars vs Syracuse Orange Odds & Info

Game Houston Cougars vs Syracuse Orange
Date & Time Saturday March 27, 2021, 9:55 PM (EDT)
Location
Hinkle Fieldhouse Hinkle Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, USA
Latest odds
HOU -6 ; Total 140
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The Orange come into this game off of 2 underdog wins in the tournament with a 75-72 win over West Virginia last game out. Four Syracuse players scored in double figures against WVU lead by Buddy Boeheim with 25 points in 37 minutes. Girard III, Guerrier, and Dolezaj each chipped in with 12 points a piece .

Syracuse ranks 70th in the nation offensively with 75.92 points per game, while shooting 44.44% from the floor. Four of the five starter for the Orange average in double figures lead by Buddy Boeheim with a team high 18 points per game, while Joseph Girard III adds a team high 3.6 assists per game.

The Cougars routed Cleveland State in game 1 of the tournament and pulled off a 3 point win against Rutgers in round 2. Houston made up a 9 point deficit over the final 5 minutes of the game against Rutgers lead by a full team effort closing the game on a 14-2 run to end the game.

Quentin Grimes lead the way for Houston with a team high 22 points in 40 minutes of play, while shooting 7-15 from the floor and 5-9 from 3 point range. Dejon Jarreau added 17 points and 5 rebounds.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Syracuse is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games 
  • Syracuse is 5-1 SU in their last 6 games
  • Syracuse is 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games in March 
  • Houston is 14-5 ATS in their last 19 games 
  • Houston is 9-0 SU in their last 9 games

Free NCAAB Pick:

Syracuse Orange +6

Both team come into this game hot and playing their best basketball of the season. Houston has faltered a little bit and it almost cost the Cougars in round 2, but veteran players pulled Houston into the Sweet 16. This game will be close throughout as both teams will leave it all on the floor. Final Score Prediction, Houston Cougars win but don't cover ATS 79-76.

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