Houston Cougars VS Oklahoma Sooners

College Football League 07:30 PM EST

Thursday

09/01/2019

ABC

Spread: Oklahoma Sooners -23.5

Over/Under: 80.5

Houston Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners 9/1/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Houston Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners 9/1/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

Houston Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners 9/1/2019 Picks Predictions Previews
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The Houston Cougars will be battling the Sooners at the Gaylord Family Oklahoma Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma for their opening matches on Sunday evening. Houston had a motivating season ending record at 8-5 that includes a 5-3 card in the American Athletic Conference Tournament. The Cougars shared the AAC championship title but later lost the spot to then Memphis Tigers in a tiebreaker shootout. The team got an invitation to the Armed Forces Bowl but was crushed by the Army at a score of 70-14 which led to the sacking of coach Major Applewhite and brought in Dana Holgorsen, former head coach of the West Virginia Mountaineers.

The Cougars are looking forward for the complete recovery of QB D’Eriq King after a knee injury that sidelined him in the 2018 season. King threw 2,982 yards, 14 touchdowns with only 6 interceptions that earned him a passing rate of 63.5% before the tragic injury. RB Patrick Carr will be King’s target in the backfield with last year’s 868 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns. Houston has the receiving units back with Marquez Stevenson who led the Cougars reception with 75 catches for 1,019 yards and 9TDs and senior year WR Keith Corbin who got 40 grabs for 691 yards. Houston is 1-4 SU in its last 5 matches and 4 out its last 5 outings went over the totals against a rival in the Big 12 Conference.

Houston Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners Predictions 9/1/2019

In Oklahoma, QB Jalen Hurt will step on the shoes of Kyler Murray after the latter moved over to the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals. The Sooners is off with the aim to duplicate its success last year with a 12-2 win/loss tally and an 8-1 log in the Big 12 Conference competition. Oklahoma was the Champion in the Conference dragging the Texas Longhorns to a score of 39-27. The Oklahoma Sooners is the #4 team in the land that qualified for the playoffs. The team was shot down by the Alabama Crimson Tide at the Orange Bowl at a score of 45-34.

RBs Trey Sermon and Kennedy Brooks totaled for 1,996 yards and 25 TDs and will be returning to play with the Sooners this season. Former WR for Oklahoma Hollywood Brown move up to the Baltimore Ravens in the NFL and will be replaced by CeedDee Lamb, one of the best returning receivers of the Sooners. One of the best tight ends in the country is also back for this season. Oklahoma University has 8 tacklers back with 9 starters led by Kenneth Murray. Oklahoma poured in 48.4 points per game to be one of the country’s highest scoring offensive units while allowing 33.3 points for opponents last year. Oklahoma is 10-0 in its last 10 encounters at home and 8 out of its 9 last matches went over the totals against a ball club the American Athletic Conference.

Houston Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners. The NCAAF pick for this game is the Oklahoma Sooners -23.5. The Sooners are the better team but Houston will keep this event close. Oklahoma has tough players on both sides of the ball and is a heavy favorite in this contest. Predicted to win this match is Oklahoma but the spread is just to big to cover. Final score: 50-36.

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Houston Cougars vs Oklahoma Sooners 9/1/2019 Picks Predictions Previews

NCAAF Starting Time: 7:30 PM EST

Location: Gaylord Family Oklahoma Stadium, Norman, Oklahoma

Date: September 1, 2019

TV: ABC

NCAAF Odds: Oklahoma Sooners -23.5

NCAAF Totals Odds: 80.5

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