Cougars vs Scarlet Knights Final: 49-14 - Recap
Houston's aerial attack produced 364 yards and the Cougars produced a 49-14 victory over Rutgers on Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium.
Houston was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 59.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Greg Ward rushed for 91 yards, while Kenneth Farrow added 74 yards in the win. Deontay Greenberry and Daniel Spencer added 168 and 117 receiving yards respectively.
Justin Goodwin rushed for 161 yards for Rutgers, while Michael Burton added 24 yards. Gary Nova threw for 138 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Carlton Agudosi and John Tsimis had 59 and 32 yards respectively.
Houston outgained Rutgers 611-420 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-22 by the Cougars.
The time of possession battle favored Rutgers as their offense was on the field for 31:26, longer than the 28:34 of their opponents.
Houston looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against South Florida. Rutgers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Temple.