Houston vs Navy Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 8

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The Houston Cougars (5-3) visit Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium to take on the Navy Midshipmen (3-5) on Oct. 22. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:00pm EDT in Annapolis.

are betting favorites in Week 8, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for Houston vs. Navy is total points.

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Houston vs. Navy Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 8

SpreadTotal (O/U)Moneyline
Houston
Navy

Houston vs Navy Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Houston will win this game with 54.2% confidence.

Houston vs Navy Spread Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Navy will cover the spread with 64.0% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both Houston and Navy, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


Best Houston Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite college football player prop bets for Houston players for Week 8, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Clayton Tune has hit the Passing Yards Over in his last 9 games (+9.00 Units / 83% ROI)
  • Nathaniel Dell has hit the Receiving Yards Over in 5 of his last 7 games (+2.60 Units / 31% ROI)
  • Nathaniel Dell has hit the Receptions Over in 2 of his last 3 games (+2.00 Units / 56% ROI)
  • Clayton Tune has hit the TD Passes Over in 3 of his last 4 away games (+1.95 Units / 36% ROI)
  • Houston has hit the Game Total Over in 9 of their last 11 away games (+6.80 Units / 56% ROI)
  • Houston has hit the Moneyline in 8 of their last 10 away games (+6.40 Units / 16% ROI)
  • Houston has hit the 1H Game Total Under in 8 of their last 11 games (+5.85 Units / 49% ROI)
  • Houston has hit the 1Q Game Total Under in 8 of their last 11 games (+4.27 Units / 32% ROI)
  • Houston has hit the 1Q Moneyline in 10 of their last 19 games (+4.10 Units / 9% ROI)
  • Navy have covered the Spread in 12 of their last 16 games (+7.60 Units / 43% ROI)
  • Navy has hit the Moneyline in 6 of their last 14 games (+7.45 Units / 34% ROI)
  • Navy has hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 8 of their last 9 games at home (+7.20 Units / 75% ROI)
  • Navy have covered the 1H Spread in 10 of their last 15 games (+4.40 Units / 27% ROI)
  • Navy has hit the Team Total Over in 9 of their last 13 games (+4.30 Units / 28% ROI)
  • Houston Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Houston has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Houston is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Houston is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Houston is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Navy Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Navy has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Navy is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Navy is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Navy is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Matchup Notes for Houston vs. Navy

    Navy has just 0.4 receiving touchdowns per game this season — tied for fourth-worst among FBS skill players. Houston’s defense has allowed 2.6 receiving touchdowns per game this season — fifth-worst among NonP5 defenses.

    Houston Offensive Stats & Trends

    Houston WRs have picked up first downs on 12 receptions in the Red Zone this season– most among FBS Teams

    Houston RBs have averaged 10.7 yards from scrimmage per touch (96 yards / 9 touches) on 3rd and short this season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 4.1

    Houston WRs have caught 6 touchdown passes in the 4th quarter this season– tied for most among FBS Teams

    Houston WRs have picked up first downs on 29 receptions in the Red Zone since last season– most among FBS Teams

    Houston Skill Players have picked up first downs on 33 receptions in the Red Zone since last season– most among FBS Teams

    Navy Offensive Stats & Trends

    Navy Skill Players have averaged just 4.4 receptions per game (74/17) since last season– 2nd worst among FBS Teams; Average: 19.1

    Navy Skill Players have been targeted 8.6 times per game (147/17) since last season– 3rd lowest among FBS Teams; Average: 29.8

    Navy QBs have averaged 79.0 Passing Yards per game (1,343/17) since last season– worst among FBS Teams; Average: 248.6

    Navy Skill Players have been targeted 147 times since last season– tied for 2nd fewest among FBS Teams

    Navy Skill Players have averaged just 65.5 receiving yards per game (1,114/17) since last season– worst among FBS Teams; Average: 234.3

    Houston Cougars Defensive Stats & Trends

    Houston has allowed first downs on 100% of rush attempts on 3rd and short this season– worst in FBS; Average: 60%

    Houston has allowed first downs on 100% of rush attempts on 3rd and short this season– worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 61%

    Houston has allowed 3.0 yards from scrimmage per touch (135 yards / 45 touches) on 3rd and short since last season– 4th best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 5.2

    Houston has allowed first downs on 26% of pass attempts on 3rd down since last season– 2nd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 35%

    Houston has allowed opponents to rush for 20+ yards on 11 of their 184 carries (6%) this season– tied for 5th worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 4%

    Navy Midshipmen Defensive Stats & Trends

    Navy opponents has averaged 6.7 Passing Attempts per TD (47 Pass Attempts/7 Passing TDs) in the Red Zone since last season– tied for 3rd best among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 3.8

    Navy has allowed passes of 20+ yards on 25 of 135 attempts (18%) this season– 2nd best in FBS; Average: 10%

    Navy has allowed passes of 40+ yards on 9 of 135 attempts (7%) this season– tied for worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 2%

    Navy has allowed passes of 40+ yards on 22 of 440 attempts (5%) since last season– worst among Non-Power 5 Teams; Average: 3%

    Navy has allowed passes of 40+ yards on 9 of 135 attempts (7%) this season– tied for worst in FBS; Average: 2%


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