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Houston Favored by -23 Against East Carolina on Saturday - Week 10 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

Houston looks to cover the Cougars-Pirates point spread this week and improve its overall 5-3 mark when they host East Carolina in Week 10 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $East Carolina Pirates listed as 23-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Earlier, Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game picked a 42-13 victory for the Cougars. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

East Carolina Pirates vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the East Carolina Pirates have seen them go 2-6 and 2-6 ATS so far this season, while the Houston Cougars are at 5-3 and 4-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Cougars are 1-7, while the Pirates are 5-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs East Carolina injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 54-rated Houston Cougars and the No. 140-rated East Carolina Pirates in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 72-ranked offense, averaging 27.38 PPG, against a East Carolina defense that ranks No. 129 this week at 45.88 PPG. The Houston aerial game is averaging 254.38 yards per game, less than the East Carolina Pirates secondary allows through the air, 325.25 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the East Carolina Pirates own the league's No. 96-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 213.67 yards per game when on the road. Houston, on the other hand, rates No. 56 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Davon Grayson was good for 164 receiving yards in the Pirates's most recent action, helping his team to a 33-17 victory over the Cougars.

In their last game, Houston got a 137-yard performance from Mulbah Car as a key part of its 28-24 win over USF.

Betting Trends
  • East Carolina is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games
  • East Carolina is 2-10 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of East Carolina's last 7 games
  • East Carolina is 1-8 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Houston is 5-11 ATS in its last 16 games
  • Houston is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 9 games
  • Houston is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

East Carolina home to Tulane, Saturday, November 11th
Houston at USF, Saturday, November 4th