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Houston Cougars vs Navy Midshipmen Week 6 Betting Prediction and Odds

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium will feature the Houston Cougars vs Navy Midshipmen on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Houston Cougars were listed as -17-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Cougars to win this game on Saturday 40-30. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Houston Cougars vs Navy Midshipmen Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Navy Midshipmen currently sport a record of 3-1, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Houston Cougars are 5-0 and 4-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Navy Midshipmen post a 2-2 over under record this season, while the Houston Cougars have gone 2-3 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Navy vs Houston injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Navy Midshipmen rated this week at No. 32 and the Houston Cougars sitting at No. 6.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Navy's No. 72-ranked offense, averaging 28.75 PPG, against a Houston defense that ranks No. 3 this week at 11.2 PPG. The Navy aerial game is averaging 143 yards per game, less than the Houston Cougars secondary allows through the air, 208 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Houston Cougars feature the league's No. 1-rated road run defense, allowing 31.5 yards per game. Navy, meanwhile, ranks No. 8 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Greg Ward led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 389 yards Thursday as the Cougars downed the Huskies 42-14 at TDECU Stadium.

Jamir Tillman was good for 128 receiving yards in the Midshipmen's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 28-14 to the Midshipmen.

Betting Trends
  • Houston is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Houston's last 12 games
  • Houston is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • Navy is 12-6 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Navy is 18-3 SU in its last 21 games
  • Navy is 10-4 ATS in its last 14 games at home
  • Navy is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Houston home to Tulsa, Saturday, October 15th
Navy at East Carolina, Thursday, October 13th