Houston cruised to victory on Sunday, running Southern Methodist out of the gym and running up a 70-48 score at Fertitta Center.
Houston was a -9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters.
Marcus Sasser had 19 points for Houston and Reggie Chaney chipped in with 10 points. DeJon Jarreau had 5 assists for them, while Justin Gorham was the team’s top rebounder, grabbing 17 boards.
Southern Methodist got 11 points from Kendric Davis in a losing cause and another 10 points from Yor Anei. Kendric Davis contributed 4 assists for them, while Feron Hunt had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Houston were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Houston won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 42-30.
Houston heads into a battle against East Carolina. Southern Methodist, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tulsa.
Houston Cougars Last 5 Games Odds – Bet Live
|Jan 17, 2021||vs Central Florida||REG||W||75-58||W||-14||O||129|
|Jan 20, 2021||vs Tulsa||REG||W||86-59||W||-12.5||O||125.5|
|Jan 23, 2021||@ Temple||REG||W||68-51||W||-12||U||130|
|Jan 28, 2021||@ Tulane||REG||W||83-60||W||-15||O||127|
|Jan 31, 2021||vs Southern Methodist||REG||W||70-48||W||-9.5||U||138|
SMU Mustangs Last 5 Games Odds – Bet Live
|Jan 11, 2021||vs Temple||REG||W||79-68||L||-12.5||O||143|
|Jan 23, 2021||@ Central Florida||REG||W||78-65||W||-5||O||141|
|Jan 26, 2021||@ Memphis||REG||L||76-72||L||2.5||O||142.5|
|Jan 28, 2021||vs Memphis||REG||W||67-65||L||-4||U||142.5|
|Jan 31, 2021||@ Houston||REG||L||70-48||L||9.5||U||138|