The Houston Cougars are known for their offense and can put up points against any team and are tops in the nation in scoring at 54 points per game. The SMU Mustangs offense pales to Houston's as they average half of what Houston does at 27 per game. So, when the odds for this game came out it should not have been a surprise that Houston was listed as a 20-point favorite.
SMU is best offense that Houston has faced and with June Jones orchestrating his spread offense and have five games this year where they have put up 38 or more points this season. With Houston's defense not overly exceptional there is the chance that SMU's offense could keep pace and that is why the over/under is listed at 75 points for this game.
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