Saturday, October 3, 2015
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The Houston Cougars take on the Tulsa Golden Hurricane on Saturday at Skelly Field. The opening line for this game has Houston as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under was set at 80.5.
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Greg Ward finished his last game with 274 yards through the air for Houston. He completed 17 passes out of 21 attempts for a 81% completion percentage. Greg Ward led the Cougars in rushing with 91 yards. He averaged 9 yards per carry on his 10 rushing attempts for the game. Demarcus Ayers was the team leader in receiving with a total of 126 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 16 yards per reception. As a team in that game Houston got a total of 29 first downs by way of 19 rushing, 10 passing, and 0 by penalty. They ran 78 total plays for 689 yards for the game. The Cougars ran for 366 yards on 54 attempts.
Dane Evans finished his last game with 427 yards through the air for Tulsa. He completed 34 passes out of 51 attempts for a 67% completion percentage. Zack Langer led the Golden Hurricane in rushing with 161 yards. He averaged 5 yards per carry on his 31 rushing attempts for the game. Keyarris Garrett was the team leader in receiving with a total of 189 yards and 14 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 14 yards per reception. Tulsa got a total of 31 first downs by way of 7 rushing, 21 passing, and 3 by penalty. They ran 91 total plays for 603 yards for the game. The Golden Hurricane ran for 176 yards on 40 attempts.
Houston is averaging 48.3 points per game on the offensive side of the ball. They are completing 22.7 passes per game on 32.3 attempts for a 70.1 percent completion percentage and average 304.7 yards in the passing department per game. The Cougars are running for an average of 288 yards per game on 51.7 attempts for an average of 5.6 yards per carry. They also run 84 plays per contest and average 7.1 yards per play for an average of 592.7 yards per game. The Cougars are averaging 27 first downs per game and they accumulate 68.7 penalty yards per game via 8.7 penalties.
Houston gives up an average of 313 passing yards and 23 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 24.7 completions per game on 40.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 61.2. The Cougars give up 66 rushing yards per contest on 30.3 carries for a 2.2 average per carry. Houston gives up 379 total yards per game including 5.4 yards per play. They force 3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.7 penalties per game that total 44.3 yards as a unit.
Tulsa is putting 41.7 points on the board per game on the offensive side of the ball. They complete 23.7 passes per game on 38.7 attempts for a 61.2 percent completion percentage and average 390.7 yards in the passing department for each outing. The Golden Hurricane run for an average of 216.3 yards per game on 50 attempts for an average of 4.3 yards per carry this season. They also run 88.7 plays per game and average 6.8 yards per play for a total of 607 yards per game. The Golden Hurricane get an average of 31 first downs per game and they average 47.3 penalty yards per game via 6.3 penalties.
Tulsa gives up 305.3 passing yards per outing and 39 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 22 completions on 31.3 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 70.2. The Golden Hurricane give up 270 rushing yards per game on 51.7 carries for an average of 5.2 yards per carry. Tulsa gives up 575.3 total yards per game including an average of 6.9 per play. They create an average of 1.3 turnovers per game and 11.7 penalties for 123 yards each game.
Houston Betting Trends
Houston is 2-0-1 against the over/under so far this season
Houston has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Tulsa Betting Trends
Tulsa is 2-1-0 against the over/under so far this season
Tulsa has an ATS record of 2-1-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/27/15 Backup RB Kaliq Kokuma Foot "?" Saturday vs. Tulsa
09/22/15 OL Ben Dew Foot out for season
09/27/15 OT Blake Belcher Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Houston U
09/27/15 WR Conner Floyd Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Houston U
09/27/15 LB Craig Suits Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Houston U
09/27/15 DE Jeremy Smith Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Houston U
Tony's Pick: Take Houston
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