2022 Sweet Sixteen Houston Cougars vs. Arizona Wildcats Odds (03/24/2022)

2022 Sweet Sixteen Houston Cougars vs. Arizona Wildcats Odds (03-24-22)

Of major concern was when Houston Cougars guard Marcus Sasser was lost for the season due to injury. To be exact, Sasser was considered the best player on the team. Thus, the Cougars were abandoned by the masses with the College Basketball lines. However, head coach Kelvin Sampson is being exposed as in the elite class. To illuminate, Sampson has recruited so well that UH is overcoming the absence of Sasser. Of course, Sampson is many things to many people. But even his most serious detractors admit he can coach. But the Arizona Wildcats are ascending too.

2022 Sweet Sixteen Houston Cougars vs. Arizona Wildcats

Date and Time:Thursday, March 24, 2022, 9:59 p.m. ET
Location:AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas
TV Coverage:TBS
Odds at SBG Sportsbook
Houston U+1½ (-110)145 (-110)+105
Arizona-1½ (-110)145 (-110)-125
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Houston Cougars vs. Arizona Wildcats SBG Odds Overview

Tommy Lloyd is a name to remember for college basketball fans and gamblers. To show, Lloyd is the rookie head coach of the Arizona Wildcats. And he is already hailed as an offshore betting asset. Upon taking the Arizona job, Lloyd refused to allow for excuses. Despite the lack of morale and recent success. Accordingly, Lloyd was named 2022 Pac-12 Coach of the Year.

Houston Cougars Team Overview

Last game, Houston paid in a 68-53 win over Illinois as 3.5-point favorites. The game went under the total in a tight defensive struggle. First round action saw the Cougars take care of the UAB Blazers 82-68 as 8.5-point favorites. The game went over a total of 138. Houston has covered the spread in nine of its last ten games. And then two of the Cougars’ recent eight games cleared the total.

As a result, the Cougars stand at 31-5 straight up, 24-12 against the spread, and 15-19-2 over/under the total. Houston ranks 60th nationally for scoring offense, 15th for offensive rebounds, 7th for points allowed, and 20th for defensive rebounds. First among UH scorers is guard Kyler Edwards, with 13.9 points and 6.0 rebounds per contest. Forward Fabian White Jr adds 13.0 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Center Josh Carlton, guard Taze Moore, and guard Jamal Shead average over 9.8 points per game.

Arizona Wildcats Team Overview

Last game for Arizona was an 85-80 overtime triumph over TCU as 9.5-point favorites. The game cleared a total of 146.5. Arizona has not paid in three of its most recent five games. Nine of the Wildcats’ last 11 matchups soared over the total.

Arizona stands at 28-3 straight up, 18-12-1 against the spread, and 17-14 over/under the total. Overall, the Wildcats rank 3rd in the nation for scoring offense, 3rd for offensive rebounds, 108th for points allowed, and 130th for defensive rebounds. Arizona won the regular season and tournament championships in the Pac-12 Conference. Guard Bennedict Mathurin topped the Wildcats with 17.8 points and 5.7 rebounds per game. Forward Azuolas Tubelis adds 14.2 points and 6.3 rebounds per contest. In comparison, center Christian Koloko adds 12.7 points and 7.4 rebounds per outing.

Houston Cougars vs. Arizona Wildcats SBG Free Picks

As was previously noted, Arizona is the Pac-12 champion and a highly profitable team with the College basketball lines. Most important of all, the Wildcats have more material.

Houston at Arizona SBG Best Bet: Arizona Wildcats.