NCAA Matchups  >>  BYU Cougars vs. Houston Cougars Preview 10/19/2013

 
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The BYU Cougars and the Houston Cougars will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Reliant Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Cougars listed as 9-point favorites versus the Cougars, while the game's total is sitting at 54.
BYU won its last outing, a 38-20 result against Georgia Tech on October 12. BYU covered in that game as a 7-point favorite, while the 58 combined points took the game OVER the total.
Last time out for Houston, they were a 25-15 winner as they battled Memphis at home. Houston covered in the match as a 7.5-point favorite, while 40 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
BYU has won 3 straight games.
Houston has won 5 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
BYU: 4-2 SU, 4-2 ATS
Houston: 5-0 SU, 5-0 ATS
BYU MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 7-3

HOUSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in October are 9-1
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 7-3


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
BYU is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of BYU's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of BYU's last 7 games
BYU is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Houston is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Houston is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games

NEXT UP:
BYU home to Boise State, Saturday, October 26
Houston at Rutgers, Saturday, October 26