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Houston Cougars vs. East Carolina Pirates

The Houston Cougars and the East Carolina Pirates will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

Houston was a 45-35 winner in their most recent outing at home against Texas El Paso. They failed to cover the 14.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (80) made winners of OVER bettors.

East Carolina lost its last outing, a 56-28 result against Navy on October 27. East Carolina failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 84 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Team records:
Houston: 4-4 SU, 3-5 ATS
East Carolina: 5-4 SU, 5-4 ATS

Houston most recently:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 6-4
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 8-2

East Carolina most recently:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4

A few trends to consider:
Houston is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston''s last 5 games when playing East Carolina
Houston is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston''s last 6 games on the road
East Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of East Carolina''s last 5 games when playing Houston
East Carolina is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Houston

Next up:
Houston home to Tulsa, Saturday, November 10
East Carolina at Tulane, Saturday, November 17