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East Carolina at Houston 10/23/21 - College Football Picks & Predictions

Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates Odds & Info

Game Houston Cougars vs East Carolina Pirates
Date & Time Saturday October 23, 2021, 4:00 PM (EDT)
Location
John O'Quinn Field At Tdecu Stadium John O'Quinn Field At Tdecu Stadium, Houston, USA
Latest odds
HOU -13.5 ; O/U 57.5
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TDECU Stadium will host a week eight matchup between the East Carolina pirates and the Houston Cougars. ECU will continue a road trip coming into this game 3-3 on the year following a four-point loss to Central Florida a week ago. The Pirates   relied heavily on the ground game combining for 141 yards on 39 carries as a team. Rhajal Harris Let all ECU players with 73 yards on 13 carries, while Keaton Mitchell chipped in with 17 carries for 65 yards.

Quarterback Holton Ahlers led the way for the ecu offense completing 20 of 32 passes for 219 yards and one touchdown. Tyler Snead Was the primary target in the ecu passing game with 82 yards on six receptions, while Audie Omotosho added 55 yards and one touchdown on four catches.

The Houston Cougars return home after a two game road trip with a 5-1 record overall riding a five game win streak after a 40-22 win against Tulane last game out. Clayton Tune threw the ball well completing 23 of 36 passes for 288 yards and three touchdowns to post a 58 QBR.

Houston ran the ball well as a team combining for 147 yards and two touchdowns on 36 total carries. Alton McCaskill Lett all rushers with 93 yards and one touchdown on 18 carries, while Mulbah Car and Ta’Zhawn Henry added 64 yards and one score on 15 carries combined.

Recent Betting Trends

  • East Carolina are 7-13 SU in their last 20 games.
  • East Carolina are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games against Houston.
  • East Carolina are 3-6 SU in their last 9 games against Houston.
  • Houston are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Houston's last 5 games.

Free NCAAF Pick:

Houston Cougars -13.5

The Houston Cougars are by far the better team in this matchup and it will show from the opening kickoff. The Cougars have a better scoring offense and a superior defense that will be the difference in week 8. Take the Cougars to roll at home against a lackluster ECU team. Final Score Prediction, the Houston Cougars win and cover ATS 41-7.

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