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The Houston Cougars will travel to face the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in an NCAA college football game scheduled for Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from Rutgers is scheduled for 12PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPN News.
The college football odds from this game have the home team Rutgers Scarlet Knights favored by -7 points with an over under line of 61 points.
Houston drops to 5-1 on the season after a 47-46 home defeat last week to the BYU Cougars as a +10 point betting odds underdog. The game total finished at over 64 ½ points. Houston fails to hold a late lead as BYU has an 11 yard touchdown pass with a minute remaining.
The team gained 483 offensive yards with 48 rushing for under 2 yards a carry. John O’Korn hit on 29 of 45 passes for 363 yards with three touchdowns and three picks. Each team had three turnovers. On defense the Cougars allowed BYU 681 yards with 417 to their passing game. Both teams converted around 33% on third down.
Rutgers is coming off their bye week. They fell to 4-2 in their 2013 campaign following a 24-10 road defeat to the Louisville Cardinals as a +19 ½ point betting odds underdog. The game total finished at under 55 ½ points. The Scarlet Knights could not overcome a 17-7 first half deficit.
Rutgers gained just 240 yards from their offense with 12 rushing yards on 27 carries. Gary Nova hit on 19 of 36 passes for 202 yards with a touchdown and four picks. The team finished with a -1 turnover margin. The Scarlet Knights were horrid on third down with 3 of 13 conversions. On defense they allowed 461 yards to Louisville with 151 to their run game for over 4 yards a carry.
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