Houston Cougars vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys ATS Prediction


The Houston Cougars (7-0) hope to remain undefeated when they clash with the Oklahoma State Cowboys (4-4) at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Action gets underway at 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 8, 2018.

Houston Cougars at Oklahoma State Cowboys ATS Odds

In their last matchup, the Cowboys lost a close one to the Charlotte 49ers, 66-64, while the Cougars easily got past the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, 101-54.

Houston played a perfect game. They had a free throw rate of 0.197 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3. For those same stats, Alabama A&M recorded marks of 0.056 and 12.1, respectively. Oklahoma State, on the other hand, had a much better turnover percentage (21.6 vs. 28.5). Oklahoma State’s Cameron McGriff had a solid performance, putting up 17 points and six rebounds. Houston, meanwhile, was led by Armoni Brooks, who put up 24 points.

Look for Houston to own the offensive glass in this meeting. Dating back to last season, the Cougars rank 36th in offensive rebounding percentage (34.3 percent), while Oklahoma State ranks 291st in defensive rebounding percentage (68.8 percent).

Houston at Oklahoma State Odds Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Oklahoma State, ATS Winner – Houston, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Houston ranks 40th in rebounds per game (38.9) while Oklahoma State ranks 160th in rebounds allowed per game (35.0).
  • The Cougars are 38th in the NCAA with 2.6 blocks allowed per game while the Cowboys are 57th with 2.8 blocks allowed per game.
  • The Cougars rank 31st in steals allowed per game (5.1) while the Cowboys rank 147th (6.2).
  • Houston ranks 35th in assists allowed per game (11.0) while Oklahoma State ranks 119th (12.7).