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UNLV Rebels at Houston Cougars Week 4 Betting Pick and Odds

UNLV Rebels

vs

Houston Cougars
Saturday, September 20, 2014 8:00 PM ET
Houston Football Stadium

The Houston Cougars will try to pick up win and cover the spread at Houston Football Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the UNLV Rebels in Week 4 action.

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Computer Prediction: UNLV Rebels vs Houston Cougars Pick

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 29-22 win for the Cougars on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UNLV Rebels vs Houston Cougars Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UNLV Rebels will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-2 ATS against the spread this season, while the Houston Cougars are 1-2 ATS. UNLV is 1-1 on the over under betting totals; Houston is 0-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs UNLV injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 56-rated Houston Cougars and the No. 84-ranked UNLV Rebels, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

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How UNLV Rebels vs Houston Cougars Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Houston Cougars No. 90-ranked offense (26.33 PPG) against a UNLV Rebels defense that ranks No. 116 at 39.33 PPG. The Houston Cougars passing attack has averaged 250.33 yards per game, less than the UNLV Rebels give up through the air (302.67 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the UNLV Rebels own the league's No. 101-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 353 yards per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 100 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

UNLV lost its last outing, a 48-34 result against Huskies on September 13. UNLV failed to cover in that game as a +10-point underdog, while the 82 combined points took the game OVER the total. Blake Decker's 397-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Northern Illinois earned a 48-34 win over UNLV on Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.

In their last action, Houston was a 33-25 loser on the road against Cougars. They covered the +17-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (58) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. In Houston's last outing, John O'Korn threw for 307 yards in a losing cause against the Cougars, 33-25 at LaVell Edwards Stadium.

UNLV Rebels vs Houston Cougars Betting Odds Trends

UNLV is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of UNLV's last 6 games
UNLV is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
UNLV is 7-17-1 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
Houston is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games
Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Houston is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Houston's last 8 games

Next Betting Matchups

UNLV at San Diego State, Saturday, September 27th
Houston home to Tennessee Tech, Saturday, September 27th

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