NCAA Matchups  >>  Houston Cougars vs. Marshall Thundering Herd Preview 11/17/2012

 
VS
The Houston Cougars and the Marshall Thundering Herd will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Thundering Herd listed as 1-point favorites versus the Cougars, while the game's total is sitting at 75.
Houston was a 41-7 loser in their most recent outing at home against Tulsa. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (48) made winners of UNDER bettors.
Marshall lost its last outing, a 38-31 result against UAB on November 10. Marshall failed to cover in that game as a 3-point favorite, while the 69 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

CURRENT STREAK:
Houston has lost 2 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
Houston: 4-6 SU, 3-7 ATS
Marshall: 4-6 SU, 3-6-1 ATS
HOUSTON MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 7-3
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 6-4

MARSHALL MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 6-4


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
Houston is 17-7 SU in its last 24 games
Houston is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 6 games
Houston is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Marshall's last 7 games
Marshall is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games at home
Marshall is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Marshall is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games

NEXT UP:
Houston home to Tulane, Saturday, November 24
Marshall at East Carolina, Saturday, November 24