An opening-round NCAA Tournament matchup will see the No. 1-seed Houston Cougars (31-3) play against the No. 16 seed Northern Kentucky Norse (22-12) on Thursday at Legacy Arena at BJCC. The contest starts at 9:20 PM, on TNT.

In this article, you can find the spread and odds across multiple sportsbooks for the Houston vs. Northern Kentucky matchup.

Houston vs. Northern Kentucky Game Info

  • When: Thursday, March 16, 2023 at 9:20 PM ET
  • Where: Legacy Arena at BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama
  • How to Watch on TV: TNT

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Houston vs. Northern Kentucky Odds, Spread, Over/Under

See the odds, spread and over/under for this matchup at different sportsbooks.

Favorite Total Houston Moneyline Northern Kentucky Moneyline
BetMGM Houston (-19.5) 122.5 -5000 +1400 Bet on this game with BetMGM
DraftKings Houston (-19.5) 121.5 -3500 +1400 Bet on this game with DraftKings
PointsBet Houston (-19) 122 -5000 +1700 Bet on this game with PointsBet

Houston vs. Northern Kentucky Betting Trends

  • Houston has put together an 18-15-1 record against the spread this season.
  • In the Cougars' 34 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total 15 times.
  • Northern Kentucky has covered 14 times in 32 games with a spread this season.
  • Norse games have gone over the point total 12 out of 32 times this season.

Houston Futures Odds

  • Odds to win the national championship: +450
  • In terms of its odds to win the national championship (+450), Houston is best in college basketball. It is one spot below that, second-best, according to computer rankings.
  • The Cougars' national championship odds have jumped from +900 at the start of the season to +450, the 78th-biggest change among all teams.
  • Based on its moneyline odds, Houston has an 18.2% chance of winning the national championship.

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