The Houston Cougars take on the Cincinnati Bearcats in one of the college football games on Thursday, September 15, 2016 start time at 7:30 PM ET, at Nippert Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The Houston Cougars (2-0) defeated the Oklahoma Sooners, 33-23, last week. Greg Ward Jr. completed 23 of 40 passes for 321 yards and 2 touchdowns. In rushing, Duke Catalon ran for 88 yards in 22 carries while Ward added a Yard in 18 carries. In receiving, Steven Dunbar had 125 yards in 7 receptions while Linell Bonner added 63 yards in 4 catches. Duke Catalon added 29 yards in 4 catches.
Offensively, Houston football is averaging 248.4 yards in passing and 235.8 in rushing. Defensively, Houston football is yielding 274.7 yards in passing and 108.9 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
The Cincinnati Bearcats (2-0) defeated Purdue, 38-20, last week. Hayden Moore completed 19 of 32 passes for 250 yards and three touchdowns. In rushing, Kahlil Lewis ran for 79 yards in one attempt while Mike Boone added 78 yards in 18 carries. Moore complimented for 58 yards and two touchdowns in eight rushes while Tion Green had 53 yards in 16 attempts. In receiving, Nate Cole posted 81 yards in two touchdowns while Devin Gray added 56 yards in four receptions.
Offensively, Cincinnati football is averaging 359.9 yards in passing and 177.8 yards in rushing. Defensively, Cincinnati football is yielding 217.0 yards in passing and 191.6 yards in rushing against the opposing teams.
Houston vs Cincinnati football game schedule:
Date: September 15, 2016
Start Time: 7:30 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -7.5 Houston
Prediction: Houston wins against the spread