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    Star wideout Nathaniel Dell and the Houston Cougars (6-4) meet the East Carolina Pirates (6-4) on Saturday at 2:00 PM ET at Bagwell Field at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium.

    The Cougars are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+6), versus the Pirates (with an over/under of 68 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for East Carolina vs. Houston

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
    • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Greenville, North Carolina
    • Stadium: Bagwell Field at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium
    Pirates vs Cougars Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Pirates -6 -110 -110 68 -108 -113 -227 +180

    East Carolina Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Houston has compiled a 3-7-0 record against the spread.
    • In Houston’s 10 games with a set total, eight have hit the over (80%).

    East Carolina Stats & Insights

    • Offensively, East Carolina has been a top-25 unit, ranking 20th-best in the FBS by putting up 465.9 yards per game. The defense ranks 76th (384.2 yards allowed per game).
    • East Carolina is totaling 31.8 points per game on offense (44th in the FBS), and ranks 45th defensively with 23.6 points allowed per game.
    • East Carolina has the 16th-best offense this season in terms of passing yards (295.1 passing yards per game), but ranks 22nd-worst on the defensive side of the ball (263.2 passing yards allowed per game).
    • East Carolina ranks 53rd in run offense (170.8 rushing yards per game) and 26th in run defense (121.0 rushing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • East Carolina ranks 83rd in third-down defense this season (40.7% third-down percentage allowed), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 16th-best in the FBS with a 48.3% third-down percentage.
    • East Carolina has forced 14 total turnovers (62nd in the FBS) this season and have turned it over seven times (fourth in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +7, the 15th-best in college football.

    East Carolina’s Best Players

    • Holton Ahlers has 2,912 passing yards for East Carolina, completing 68.4% of his passes and tossing 20 touchdowns and five interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 146 rushing yards (14.6 ypg) on 59 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
    • Keaton Mitchell has carried the ball 138 times for a team-high 975 yards on the ground and has found the end zone 10 times as a runner. He’s also tacked on 21 catches for 151 yards (15.1 per game).
    • Marlon Gunn Jr. has carried the ball 65 times for 346 yards (34.6 per game).
    • Isaiah Winstead’s leads his squad with 929 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 72 catches (out of 105 targets) and scored three touchdowns.
    • C.J. Johnson has put together an 825-yard season so far with nine touchdowns, reeling in 51 passes on 68 targets.
    • Ryan Jones’ 39 receptions have yielded 394 yards and four touchdowns.
    • Jeremy Lewis has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has 5.0 TFL and 36 tackles.
    • Julius Wood, East Carolina’s tackle leader, has 52 tackles and two interceptions this year.
    • Jireh Wilson leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up 23 tackles and three passes defended.

    Houston Betting Insights

    • Houston is 3-7-0 against the spread this season.
    • Houston games have hit the over in eight out of 10 opportunities (80%).

    Houston Stats & Insights

    • Houston’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, surrendering 441.2 total yards per game, which ranks 18th-worst. Offensively, it ranks 27th with 454.5 total yards per contest.
    • Houston ranks ninth-worst in points allowed per game on defense (36.2), but at least it has been getting things done on the offensive side of the ball, ranking 16th-best in points per game (37.4).
    • Houston ranks third-worst in passing yards allowed per game (291.6), but at least it has been playing well on offense, ranking 15th-best in passing yards per game (303.2).
    • In terms of rushing, Houston ranks 69th in the FBS on offense (151.3 rushing yards per game) and 70th defensively (149.6 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Houston ranks eighth-worst in third-down conversion percentage allowed (47.4%), but at least it has been getting things done on the other side of the ball, ranking 11th-best in third-down rate (49.6%).
    • After forcing 10 turnovers (111th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 17 times (95th in the FBS) this season, Houston owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -7.

    Houston’s Best Players

    • Clayton Tune has thrown for 3,024 yards (302.4 ypg) to lead Houston, completing 68.3% of his passes and recording 31 touchdown passes and eight interceptions this season. He is also a playmaker on the ground, racking up 416 yards (41.6 ypg) on 101 carries with five touchdowns.
    • The team’s top rusher, Stacy Sneed, has carried the ball 70 times for 489 yards (48.9 per game) with five touchdowns.
    • Dell’s 1,017 receiving yards (101.7 yards per game) are a team high. He has 85 receptions on 116 targets with 13 touchdowns.
    • KeSean Carter has totaled 443 receiving yards (44.3 yards per game) and four touchdowns on 32 receptions.
    • Sam Brown’s 38 grabs (on 55 targets) have netted him 414 yards (41.4 ypg) and four touchdowns.
    • Derek Parish has 4.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has 6.0 TFL and 19 tackles.
    • Gervarrius Owens is the team’s tackle leader this year. He’s racked up 60 tackles and one interception.
    • Jayce Rogers leads the team with two interceptions, while also collecting 32 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two passes defended.

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