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Houston Cougars vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights: Don Best NCAAB March Madness Odds for 3/21/2021

The No. 10 seed Rutgers Scarlet Knights (15-11) are 7.5-point underdogs in their second round NCAA Tournament matchup against the No. 2 seed Houston Cougars (24-3) on Sunday at 7:10 PM ET on TBS. The winner advances to the Sweet 16 in the Midwest Region bracket.

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Houston vs Rutgers Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Houston -7.5 -105 -115 132 -110 -110 -350 280

ATS Records for Houston and Rutgers

Houston and Rutgers Betting Information
ATS Record ATS Record Against 7.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Houston 22-4 5-1 26-0
Rutgers 13-8-2 2-0 26-0

Houston Leaders

  • The Cougars scoring leader is Quentin Grimes, who puts up 18.0 points per game.
  • Dejon Jarreau leads the team with 4.2 assists per game and Justin Gorham paces the squad with 8.8 rebounds per contest.
  • The Cougars are led by Grimes from long distance -- he knocks down 3.3 shots from deep per game.
  • The Cougars steals leader is Jarreau, who grabs 1.4 per game. Brison Gresham leads the team averaging 1.6 blocks a game.

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Rutgers Leaders

  • The Scarlet Knights leader in scoring is Ron Harper Jr. with 15.2 points per game. He also adds 5.9 rebounds per game and 1.5 assists per game.
  • Myles Johnson's 8.7 rebounds per game and Jacob Young's 3.4 assists per game put them in the top spots on the Scarlet Knights rebounds and assists leaderboards.
  • Harper hits 1.7 three-pointers per game, the top mark for the Scarlet Knights.
  • Young leads the Cougars with 1.4 steals per game and Johnson is their top shot blocker with 2.4 blocks per game.

Points Insights

  • The 78 points per game the Cougars score are 10.2 more points than the Scarlet Knights give up (67.8).
  • Houston is 22-1 overall and 20-0 against the spread when scoring more than 67.8 points.
  • Rutgers has recorded a 0-4 record against the spread and a 1-4 record overall in games when it allows more than 78 points.
  • The Scarlet Knights average 11.8 more points per game (69.6) than the Cougars give up to opponents (57.8).
  • Rutgers is 16-8 overall and 13-0-2 against the spread in games it scores more than 57.8 points.
  • Houston is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall when it allows its opponents to put up more than 69.6 points.
  • The Cougars have out-scored their opponents by a total of 565 points this season (20.2 points per game on average), and the Scarlet Knights have put up 49 more points than their opponents on the year (1.8 per game).

Rebounding Insights

  • The Cougars and the Scarlet Knights are similar rebounding teams, with the squads averaging and 39.6 and 34.9 rebounds per game, respectively.
  • When Houston earns the rebounding advantage they are 18-3 against the spread. When recording fewer boards, Rutgers is 4-6-1.
  • The Cougars average 13.6 offensive boards per game, more than the Scarlet Knights by 4.2 rebounds per contest.
  • The Cougars are 16-4 against the spread when grabbing more boards than their opponents. The Scarlet Knights are 6-5-1 when they trail in offensive rebounding.
  • The Cougars find nightly success on the glass with an average rebounding margin of +9.6 rebounds per game, and the Scarlet Knights struggle in comparison, averaging a margin of -0.4.

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