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College Football Handicapping: Week 7
(4-1) Houston Cougars vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricanes (1-5)
Date: Saturday, October 14th
Time: 4:00 pm EST
Venue: Chapman Stadium, Tulsa
NCAA Football Spread: Houston-12
NCAA Betting Total: 64
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The Houston Cougars are looking to get their fifth win of the season as they head down to Tulsa to face the Golden Hurricanes.
It has been a rough season for Tulsa as without a true passing game, no offensive spark has come.
The Houston Cougars are looking to improve on their successful season thus far as securing a third victory would seal that deal. With looking to secure their 3rd road victory of the season, the Cougars are 4-4 in their last eight road games.
Quarterback Kyle Postma will need another stellar game as the quarterback is completing 67.9% of his passses for 547 yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions.
Not the best start, but was better than quarterback Kyle Allen who has been benched. They both have combined for eight touchdowns and seven interceptions on the season.
The ground game is where the Cougars are dangerous as they average 165 rushing yards per game as running back Duke Catalon is leading the way.
On the season he totals 359 rushing yards and three touchdowns.
Tulsa Golden Hurricanes
The Houston Cougars are on the track for success this season, but on the flip side the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes need a must rebound game. At the moment they have fallen in their 1-5 record hole and need help.
Even though they have struggled this season, they enjoy playing in front of their fans as they have won seven of the last nine home games. If Tulsa needed an upset win, this might be it.
Leading the potential upset will be quarterback Chad President who is completing 56.3 % of his passes for a total of 809 passing yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions.
His two favorite targets on the year come in Justin Hobbs and Keenen Johnson who have combined for 770 receiving yards and two touchdowns.
The passing game has struggled this year, but the running game has lifted them from bad situations. The ground game is averaging 269 rushing yards per contest on the year.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Cougars are 10-1 ATS in their last 11 road games vs. a team with a losing home record
- Cougars are 20-6-1 ATS in their last 27 road games.
- Golden Hurricane are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record.
Free Week 7 NCAA Football Pick
Tulsa may be able to keep this game close for awhile, but the Houston Cougars are built on four quarters of wearing down their opponent.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Houston -12
The Cougars have a stellar defense which will expose and shutdown the Golden Hurricanes run game.
Week 7 Free Score Prediction: Houston 31 – Tulsa 14
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