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Game Info, Betting Lines for Cougars vs. Wildcats

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 26, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:09 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS
  • Location: San Antonio, Texas
  • Arena: AT&T Center
Houston vs Villanova Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Houston -2.5 128.5

Houston Betting Stats & Information

  • The Cougars have won 89.5% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (34-4).
  • Houston has gone 34-4 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -139 or shorter (89.5%).
  • Houston is 29-12-0 against the spread this season.
  • The Cougars have a 26-12 record against the spread this season when favored by 2.5 points or more.
  • Houston has hit the over in 17 of its 42 games with a set total (40.5%).
  • The average point total in Cougars games this season is 5.5 more points than the total of 128.5 in this matchup.

Villanova Betting Stats & Info

  • This season, the Wildcats have won one out of the five games in which they’ve been the underdog.
  • Villanova has not won as an underdog of +116 or more on the moneyline this season in three such games.
  • Villanova has covered the spread in a game 21 times this season (21-16-2).
  • The Wildcats are winless against the spread when they have played as 2.5-point underdogs or more (0-3).
  • This year, 17 of Villanova’s games have gone over the point total out of 39 chances.
  • The average point total for the Wildcats this year is 7.5 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Houston vs. Villanova Season Stat Comparison

Houston Rank Houston AVG Villanova AVG Villanova Rank
103rd 73.7 Points Scored 72.5 135th
2nd 57.5 Points Allowed 62.7 28th
26th 35.4 Rebounds 31.8 189th
5th 11.8 Off. Rebounds 8.7 149th
129th 7.8 3pt Made 9.4 21st
15th 16.1 Assists 12.0 246th
314th 10.3 Turnovers 9.3 347th

This Matchup’s Impact Players

Houston Cougars Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Cougars this season is Kyler Edwards, who averages 14.1 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 3.2 assists per game.
  • Josh Carlton leads Houston in rebounding, averaging 6.3 per game, while Jamal Shead leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 5.9 in each contest.
  • Edwards makes more threes per game than any other member of the Cougars, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.7 per contest.

Villanova Wildcats Leaders

  • Collin Gillespie collects 15.9 points and tacks on 3.3 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Wildcats’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Jermaine Samuels grabs 6.4 rebounds per game (he also scores 11.0 points per game and adds 1.4 assists per game) which puts him at the top of the Villanova rebounding leaderboard.
  • Gillespie is dependable from deep and leads the Wildcats with 3.0 made threes per game.

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