Vanderbilt vs Houston Wrap - Vanderbilt Wins 41-24
Jordan Matthews inflicted damage on the Houston secondary, receiving 143 yards as Vanderbilt defeated the Cougars 41-24 at Legion Field.
Vanderbilt won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 53.5.
Patton Robinette completed 6 of 19 pass attempts for 154 yards for the Commodores in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Cougars defense.
Daniel Spencer rushed for 69 yards for Houston, while John O'Korn added 38 yards. John O'Korn threw for 228 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Markeith Ambles and Deontay Greenberry had 105 and 96 yards respectively.
Vanderbilt was outgained by Houston 384-365 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 14-12 by the Commodores.
Vanderbilt led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 35:41/24:19 split in that important category.