The Houston Cougars host the Louisville Cardinals in Week 12 of the college football schedule on Thursday, kick off time at 8:00 PM ET, at TDECU Stadium.
The Louisville Cardinals (9-1) are coming from a 44-12 win over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in Week 11. Lamar Jackson threw for 145 yards and a touchdown in 14 of 26 passes. On the ground, Jackson rushed for 153 yards in 22 carries while Brandon Radcliff had 141 yards and three touchdowns in 11 carries. Malik Williams had 15 yards and a touchdown. Traveon Samuel led in receiving with 42 yards in two catches while Jamari Staples had 28 yards in four catches. Cole Hikutini had 26 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Louisville football averages 313.2 yards in passing and 270.0 yards in rushing. On the defense, Louisville football allows 192.5 yards in passing and 102.7 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The Houston Cougars (8-2) are coming from a 30-18 win over the Tulane Green Wave in Week 11. Greg Ward Jr. threw for 189 yards and two touchdowns in 18 of 30 passes. On the ground, Duke Catalon rushed for 50 yards in 20 carries while Kyle Postma had 13 yards in five carries. Linell Bonner led in receiving with 97 yards in nine receptions while Chance Allen had 64 yards and a touchdown in three receptions. Steven Dunbar had 33 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, Houston football averages 283.8 yards in passing and 168.6 yards in rushing. On the defense, Houston football yields 210.5 yards in passing and 92.8 yards in rushing against their opponents.
Louisville vs Houston football game schedule:
Date: November 17, 2016
Kick Off Time: 8:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPN
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -14.0 Louisville, 69.0 O/U