Houston Cougars vs. SMU Mustangs Free Pick Prediction NCAA College Football Odds Preview 10-8-2015

  • 9 years ago
The SMU Mustangs are off to the road to play the Houston Cougars in an NCAA college football game on tap for Thursday October 8th.

Start Time: 8PM ET

Location: Houston


Point Spread Odds: Houston -22 points

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Notes: In their meeting in 2014 it was Houston with the 35-9 road victory as a -21 point wagering favorite. They outgained the Mustangs by 210 yards. SMU fell to 1-4 on the season with the 49-23 home defeat last week to the East Carolina Pirates as a +6 point wagering underdog. The total went over 64 ½ points. The Mustangs held a 23-21 halftime lead then get outscored 28-0 in the second half. SMU ran for just 1.3 yards a carry but allowed 306 rushing yards to the Pirates for over 5 ½ yards per run. The Mustangs sit 128th in the nation in yards allowed as their defense surrenders 593 yards per game to their opponents.

Houston is a perfect 4-0 following the 38-24 road victory last week to the Tulsa Golden Hurricane as a -8 ½ point wagering favorite. The total went under 80 points. Houston piled up 638 offensive yards in the win and rushed for 365 yards for 6 ½ yards per run attempt. The team is seventh ranked from college football in points scored at 45.8 per game.