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    The top-seeded Houston Cougars (31-2, 17-1 AAC) are 6-point favorites to secure the AAC Tournament Championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket against the No. 2 seed Memphis Tigers (25-8, 13-5 AAC) on Sunday at Dickies Arena. The game tips at 3:15 PM and airs on ESPN.

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    How do I watch Cougars vs. Tigers?

    • Game Day: Sunday, March 12, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:15 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Fort Worth, Texas
    • Arena: Dickies Arena

    Betting Lines for Cougars vs. Tigers

    Houston vs Memphis Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Total
    Houston -6 135.5

    Houston Betting Stats & Information

    • Houston has compiled a 26-2 record in games when it was favored on the moneyline (winning 92.9% of those games).
    • When they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -252 or shorter, the Cougars have a 24-2 record (winning 92.3% of their games).
    • The Cougars have an 18-14-1 record against the spread this season.
    • The Tigers are a perfect 2-0 against the spread when an underdog by 6 points or more this season.
    • Houston’s average point total in matchups this year is 131.3, 4.2 points fewer than the total in this game.

    Memphis Betting Stats & Info

    • This season, Memphis has been the underdog seven times and won two of those games.
    • The Tigers have a record of 1-2 when they’re set as an underdog of +203 or more by sportsbooks this season.
    • The Tigers are 15-16-2 against the spread this year.
    • When they have played as at least 6-point underdogs this season, the Tigers are 2-0 against the spread.
    • The average point total for Memphis this year is 16.6 points higher than this game’s over/under.

    Houston vs. Memphis Season Stat Comparison

    Houston Rank Houston AVG Memphis AVG Memphis Rank
    91st 75.3 Points Scored 79.9 19th
    2nd 55.9 Points Allowed 72.2 247th
    13th 35.9 Rebounds 32.2 151st
    11th 11.4 Off. Rebounds 8.6 180th
    126th 7.8 3pt Made 6.2 300th
    55th 14.9 Assists 15.9 22nd
    10th 9.4 Turnovers 13.3 309th

    This Matchup’s Impact Players

    Houston Cougars Leaders

    • The Cougars scoring leader is Marcus Sasser, who averages 17.1 per contest to go with 2.8 rebounds and 3.2 assists.
    • J’wan Roberts leads Houston in rebounding, averaging 7.4 per game, while Jamal Shead leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 5.5 in each contest.
    • The Cougars get the most three-point shooting production out of Sasser, who makes 2.7 threes per game.

    Memphis Tigers Leaders

    • The Tigers’ Kendric Davis puts up enough points (21.8 per game) and assists (5.7 per game) to sit atop the squad’s leaderboards.
    • DeAndre Williams is at the top of the Memphis rebounding leaderboard with 7.9 rebounds per game. He also racks up 17.9 points and tacks on 2.9 assists per game.
    • Davis knocks down 1.9 three-pointers per game, the most on the Tigers.

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