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Week 6 odds - Pirates vs. Cougars

East Carolina PiratesHouston Cougars
Oct 8, 7:00 PM | Grass of John O`Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium

East Carolina Pirates vs Houston Cougars Odds

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East Carolina visits Houston on Saturday, hoping to send the Cougars to a loss while also covering the spread in NCAAF action at John O`Quinn Field at Robertson Stadium.

The Cougars sport records of 5-0 and 3-2 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Pirates sit at 1-3 and 2-2 ATS on the season. The over under records are 4-1 for the Cougars and 1-3 for the Pirates.

View East Carolina vs Houston Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Several shops tracked by OddsShark set the point spread at 12 in favor of the home side. NCAA football bettors had to wait for the opening over under value, which was not available at press time (check the live lines pages here for the latest totals updates).

Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Cougars, currently No. 99 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Pirates, who rate No. 41 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 51-23 victory for the Cougars.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Houston's No. 8-ranked offense (45.2 PPG) against a Pirates defense that ranks No. 100 at 32.8 PPG. The Cougars passing attack has averaged 451.2 yards per game, more than the Pirates give up through the air (183.8 YPG on average).

East Carolina lost its last outing, a 35-20 result against North Carolina on October 1. East Carolina failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog, while the 55 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Houston was a 49-42 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Texas El Paso. They failed to cover the 14.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (91) made winners of OVER bettors.

East Carolina Pirates Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 7-3

Houston Cougars Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Pirates at Cougars trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of East Carolina's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of East Carolina's last 6 games when playing Houston
East Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Houston
The total has gone OVER in 7 of East Carolina's last 10 games
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games when playing East Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games
Houston is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games at home

Next up:
East Carolina at Memphis, Saturday, October 15
Houston home to Marshall, Saturday, October 22

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