Houston at Cincinnati Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 12/1/2014
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati
For Updated Odds on This Game Click Here
The Houston Cougars (7-4) will go on the road on Saturday afternoon to face the Cincinnati Bearcats (8-3), who are on a six-game winning streak. During the 2013 season, the Bearcats defeated the Cougars 24-17 in Houston.
Houston won their second straight game last Friday when they blew out SMU 35-9 on the road. They had 282 rushing yards in that win, and their defense was able to hold SMU to just 223 total yards.
The Cougars have struggled a bit on offense this season, but their defense has made up for that by only giving up 17.8 points per game. Their best offensive player has been running back Kenneth Farrow, who has rushed for 796 yards with 11 touchdowns. Wide receiver Deontay Greenberry has a team-high 59 catches for 653 yards and four touchdowns.
Last Saturday, Cincinnati kept their hot streak going when they defeated Temple 14-6 on the road. The Bearcats didn't play well on offense in that win, but their defense was able to hold Temple to just 267 total yards and forced them into committing two turnovers.
So far this season, the Bearcats have been able to throw for 295.8 yards per game and they've scored 35.2 points per game. Sophomore quarterback Gunner Kiel has completed 60 percent of his passes this season for 2,820 yards, 28 touchdowns and just 11 interceptions.
Houston Cougars Betting Trends
Houston Cougars are 6-5-0 Against the Spread
Houston Cougars are 3-7-0 against the Over/Under
Cincinnati Bearcats Betting Trends
Cincinnati Bearcats are 7-4-0 Against the Spread
Cincinnati Bearcats are 4-7-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
10/17/14 WR Shane Ros Undisclosed out for season
10/14/14 LB Derrick Mathews Knee out for season
10/14/14 CB Lee Hightower Leg out for season
10/11/14 WR Daniel Spencer Knee out for season
09/30/14 DE Eric Braswell Knee out for season
09/30/14 OT Zach Johnson Knee out for season
08/29/14 WR John Leday Leg out indefinitely
10/31/14 DB Adrian Witty Groin out for season
10/28/14 LB Marcus Tappan Dismissed off the team
10/22/14 2nd QB Jarred Evans Suspension out indefinitely
10/14/14 RB Ralph Abernathy IV Heel out for season
10/07/14 RB Hosey Williams Knee out indefinitely
10/04/14 OL Cory Keebler Knee out indefinitely
10/04/14 RB Tion Green Hernia out for season
10/02/14 LB Solomon Tentman Personal has left team
09/18/14 CB Alex Thomas Suspension out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Cincinnati
Get $60 worth of FREE premium member picks. No Obligation. No Salesman. No Credit Card. Fast Sign up with Instant Access Click Here
Read more articles by Guy Bruhn
Get all of this Weeks Free College Football Picks
Get all of this Weeks Expert College Football Picks