Owls Fall 22-13 Against Houston - Game Recap
Houston got a 109-yard performance from Ryan Jackson as a key part of its 22-13 victory over the Owls on Saturday at Lincoln Financial Field.
Houston was a favorite by 3 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 67.5.
John O'Korn completed 23 of 31 pass attempts for 233 yards for the Cougars in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Zaire Williams rushed for 57 yards for Temple, while Kenneth Harper added 51 yards. Connor Reilly threw for 200 yards for the Owls, while receivers Ryan Alderman and Kenneth Harper had 65 and 44 yards respectively.
Temple was outgained by Houston 524-300 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 32-19 by the Cougars.
The time of possession battle favored Houston as their offense was on the field for 30:23, longer than the 29:37 of their opponents.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Rice. Temple will aim to get back on the winning track vs Fordham.