Armed Forces Bowl: Air Force vs. Houston Betting Odds, Picks & Predictions
Houston is playing in a bowl game for the 19th time, going all the way back to 1952 when they program beat Dayton by a score of 26-21. More recently the teams has not had much post-season success, losing eight straight bowl games since routing Navy in 1980. In a bowl game for the fourth straight year, the Cougars lost to TCU in last year’s Texas Bowl by a final score of 20-13, moving the team to 7-10-1 in the bowl games overall. As for the Falcons, they played in this bowl last year against Cal and were on the losing end by a score of 42-36. The loss was the second in a row for the Falcons in bowl appearances, moving the team below .500 at 8-9-1. These teams met earlier this year for the first time ever, with the Falcons getting a 31-28 win over Houston back on September 13.
5dimes.com oddsmakers currently have the Houston Cougars set as 3 point betting odds favorites in this years Armed Forces Bowl, with the games over/under posted at 64 total points
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Here are some betting trends to consider for this years Armed Forces Bowl:
Falcons are 10-2 ATS in their last 12 games following a SU loss of more than 20 points.
Falcons are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game.
Falcons are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog of 3.5-10.0.
Cougars are 4-9 ATS in their last 13 games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game.
Cougars are 2-6 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
Cougars are 4-12 ATS in their last 16 games overall.