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You know it’s late October because there’s college football on Tuesday night. Houston travels to Marshall tonight, so let's check out the odds, trends, over/under totals and hand out a prediction. 

Bet Houston at Marshall

Kickoff: 7:05 PM ET

Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book SBG Global have established Houston as a 7.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: 62.5

Public Betting:

Current public betting information shows that 67% of bettors favor Houston –7.5 over Marshall.

Top Betting Trends:

All games in this series since 1992

MARSHALL is 1-0 against the spread versus HOUSTON since 1992

HOUSTON is 1-0 straight up against MARSHALL since 1992

1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games over the last 3 seasons

MARSHALL is 1-0 against the spread versus HOUSTON over the last 3 seasons 

HOUSTON is 1-0 straight up against MARSHALL over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 1 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

Key Player Injuries

Key Player Injuries

HOUSTON

No significant injuries.

MARSHALL

[TE] Maurice Graham out for season - Leg - 09/17/08

[DL] Montel Glasco out for season - Leg - 09/17/08

[CB] JJ Johnson has been dismissed from team - Suspension - 09/01/08

Prediction:
There aren’t a ton of trends on this game, but most of them favor the underdog Marshall Thundering heard. But again, since there isn’t enough backing Marshall at this point, we’ll resort to our Power Rating Line in our College Football Matchup section, which is based on recent game results and is a power line that is calculated using both teams’ ratings and home field advantage. Our power rating suggests that Houston should be a 9-point favorite and with the spread currently at 7.5, we’ll gladly take Houston to cover. See the Power Ranking system here.

Bet Houston at Marshall

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Posted: 10/28/08 10:20 AM