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Navy is a Great Bet Following a Win

Navy Football Reynolds

The damn-near unstoppable triple-option attack of Navy has been great at covering following a win, with the Midshipmen going 9-1 ATS in their past 10 following a W. Navy will visit the Houston Cougars Friday, with eyes on making a New Year’s Six Bowl.

Shark Bites
  • Houston is 10-1 SU in the last 11 games within the AAC.
  • Navy is first in rushing touchdowns while Houston is third.
  • The OVER is 6-1 in Navy’s past seven games in November.

Navy’s rushing attack has amassed 1273 yards and 17 touchdowns in their last three games. To put that number into perspective, that is more rushing yards than eight teams have had all season long and more rushing touchdowns than 44 schools.

Houston is coming off their first loss of the season, a shocker to the then 5-5 UConn Huskies. The Cougars, who have averaged 43.5 points and 521 yards of offense per game this season, were held to 17 points and 318 total yards in the loss.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Navy Midshipmen opened as 1.5-point underdogs in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 39-36 result in favor of the Cougars. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Navy Midshipmen vs Houston Cougars Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Houston Cougars are 10-1 so far on the season, and 6-5 ATS vs the point spread. The Navy Midshipmen, meanwhile, are 9-1 and 8-2 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Houston go 4-6-1 and the Navy Midshipmen go 5-4-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Houston vs Navy injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Houston Cougars at No. 9 and the Navy Midshipmen at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Houston's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 41.09 PPG, against a Navy defense that ranks No. 19 this week at 18.7 PPG. The Houston aerial game is averaging 252 yards per game, more than the Navy Midshipmen secondary allows through the air, 220.3 YPG per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Navy cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 44-21 score against Tulsa at Chapman Stadium.

Houston lost its last outing 20-17 against Connecticut on Saturday, getting a 105-yard receiving performance from Chance Allen in a losing cause at Rentschler Field.

Betting Trends
  • Navy is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Navy is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Navy is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Navy is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Houston is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games
  • Houston is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Navy home to Army, Saturday, December 12th