Houston Vs North Florida: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 6, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 6, 2022

The North Florida Ospreys (2-5) travel to face the No. 1 Houston Cougars (8-0) after losing five consecutive road games. It tips at 8:00 PM ET on Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Cougars’ (-333278 to win on the moneyline) contest versus the Ospreys (+8900).

This article refers to odds updated as of December 6, 2022 at 5:45 AM ET. See all the latest odds for this matchup in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Houston Vs North Florida Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick North Florida (+29.5)
Total Pick Over (135.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Houston Vs North Florida Stat Rankings

Houston Avg. (Rank) North Florida Avg. (Rank)
74.8 (140th) Points Scored 74 (159th)
48 (1st) Points Allowed 80.9 (354th)
40.1 (34th) Rebounds 37 (119th)
13.5 (22nd) Off. Rebounds 10.7 (155th)
7.5 (170th) 3pt Made 8.4 (102nd)
14.1 (134th) Assists 12.1 (262nd)
10 (25th) Turnovers 13.7 (257th)

Houston Vs North Florida Betting Trends

  • The Cougars have beaten the spread six times in eight games.
  • Houston is unbeaten ATS (1-0) as a 29.5-point favorite or greater this season.
  • Two Cougars games (out of six) have gone over the point total this year.
  • Houston and its opponent have combined to score more than 135.5 points only twice this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 135.5 points, 12.7 more than the average point total for Cougars games this season.
  • North Florida has two wins against the spread this season.
  • The Ospreys don’t have a win ATS (0-1) as a 29.5-point underdog or greater this year.
  • Two Houston’s games (out of six) have hit the over this year.
  • Every Ospreys game has finished with more than 135.5 points this year.
  • The average total for North Florida’s games is 154.9 points, which is 19.4 more than this game’s over/under.

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Houston Impact Players

  • Marcus Sasser puts up 17.5 points and 3.1 assists per contest — both team highs. He is also posting 3 rebounds, shooting 40.7% from the floor and 29.5% from beyond the arc with 2.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • J’wan Roberts leads the Cougars at 7 rebounds per contest, while also putting up 1.3 assists and 10.4 points.
  • Jamal Shead is tops on his team in assists per game (5.8), and also posts 7.5 points and 3 rebounds. At the other end, he tallies 2.3 steals and 0 blocked shots.
  • Jarace Walker posts 9.3 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists per contest. Defensively, he posts 0.8 steals and 1 block.
  • Tramon Mark puts up 10.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.6 assists per contest, shooting 42% from the floor and 36.4% from beyond the arc with 1 made 3-pointers per game.

North Florida Impact Players

  • Carter Hendricksen is averaging a team-high 6.7 rebounds per game. And he is contributing 14.6 points and 1.1 assists, making 37.5% of his shots from the field and 26.8% from beyond the arc, with 1.6 triples per contest.
  • The Ospreys receive 7.7 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1 assists per game from Jadyn Parker.
  • Dorian James is averaging 5.9 points, 5 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game, making 58.6% of his shots from the field.
  • Jose Placer gives the Ospreys 10.1 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per contest. He also posts 0.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
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