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Houston Cougars Hosting the Memphis Tigers Week 8 Odds and Betting Pick

TDECU Stadium will feature the Memphis Tigers vs Houston Cougars on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for betting fans in Week 8 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Memphis Tigers listed as 3.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 35-33 result in favor of the Tigers on Thursday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Memphis Tigers vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Cougars are 4-2 so far on the season, and 3-3 ATS vs the point spread. The Memphis Tigers, meanwhile, are 5-1 and 2-4 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Houston go 0-6 and the Memphis Tigers go 4-2 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Memphis injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Houston Cougars at No. 43 and the Memphis Tigers at No. 24 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Houston Cougars No. 87-ranked offense (25.5 PPG) against a Memphis Tigers defense that ranks No. 109 at 33.83 PPG. The Houston Cougars passing attack has averaged 263 yards per game, less than the Memphis Tigers give up through the air (269.17 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Memphis Tigers feature the league's No. 115-rated road run defense, allowing 258.5 yards per game. Houston, meanwhile, ranks No. 68 in rushing offense at home.

Steven Dunbar was good for 107 receiving yards in the Cougars's most recent action, but while it helped his stats, it didn't help his team to victory and they fell 45-17 to the Cougars.

Betting Trends
  • Memphis is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Memphis is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Memphis is 12-5 SU in its last 17 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games
  • Houston is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 5 games
  • Houston is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Memphis home to Tulane, Friday, October 27th
Houston at USF, Saturday, October 28th