NEW ORLEANS, LA (The Spread)Houston’s undefeated season should stay intact when it takes on Tulane at 8:00PM ET tonight.

Odds: Oddsmakers have installed the visiting Cougars as 34-point favorites against the Green Wave, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 71 points. Houston enters the game with a perfect 9-0 record, which includes a 4-0 mark on the road. Tulane, meanwhile, is 2-8 overall and 1-4 at home.

Line Movement: Houston opened as a 34-point favorite at the Las Vegas Hilton and the spread dropped slightly to 33.5 before jumping back up to 34. The over/under total is set between 71 and 72.5 depending on what book you use.

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Public Betting: Of the 5,000-plus wagers on today’s game, 92% of college football public bettors currently favor Houston –34. This information is subject to change leading up to kickoff, however, so make sure you click on the “Public Betting” link provided to ensure that you’re viewing the most up-to-date public betting numbers.

College Football Free Pick: Take the Cougars. Thirty-four points is a truckload but Tulane will have all kinds of problems slowing down Case Keenum and that high-powered Houston offense. According to latest college football trends, the Cougars are 8-0 against the spread in their last eight games against the Green Wave and 4-0 ATS in their last four games at Tulane. The Green Wave is just 1-11 against the number in their last 12 games following an ATS win and 0-5 ATS in their last five home games versus a team with a winning road record.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 11 FREE PICK: HOUSTON COUGARS –34

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