Free College Football Picks Today: Houston Cougars vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane 11/26/22

Free College Football Picks Today: Houston Cougars vs Tulsa Golden Hurricane 11/26/22
Sat 26th November 2022

The University of Tulsa Golden Hurricane (4-7, 2-5 AAC) and No. 25 University of Houston Cougars (7-4, 5-2 AAC) face off Saturday at TDECU Stadium for their regular season finales. The Cougars are 12-point favorites, and the total is 67.

Tulsa is coming off a 48-42 win over South Florida at Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium last Friday. Braylon Braxton was 20 of 27 for 302 yards and a touchdown. Deneric Prince ran 26 times for 220 yards and two touchdowns. Keylon Stokes caught six passes for 145 yards and a touchdown.

Houston beat East Carolina 42-3 at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium last Saturday. Clayton Tune threw for 435 yards, four touchdowns, and an interception. He added 43 yards on the ground. Nathaniel Dell scored once. He hauled in nine receptions for 176 yards.


The Cougars won the only meeting between the teams last season, a 45-10 victory in October, their third straight win against Tulsa. Clayton Tune threw two touchdowns for Houston, as Alton McCaskill IV added three TDs.


The Golden Hurricane are averaging 30.0 points per game for the season, 54th in FBS, and they are facing a Cougars defense that has surrendered 33.2 PPG (115th). Meanwhile, Houston has scored 37.8 points a game this season, 14th in the nation, and Tulsa is allowing 33.2 PPG (115th).

The Golden Hurricane rank 32nd in the country in passing yards per game (269.3) and 83rd in rushing (140.8). Look for them to take advantage through the air, as the Cougars are 125th in the nation in passing yards allowed per game (282.9).

Against the run, Houston is 64th (146.8).Houston has been one of the nation’s top passing teams, averaging 315.2 passing yards per game (10th), while ranking 72nd in rushing yards (144.8). The Golden Hurricane are allowing 190.0 passing yards (23rd) and 215.9 rushing yards per game (127th).


Through nine games, Davis Brin has thrown for 17 touchdowns (8 INT) and 237.6 yards per game to lead Tulsa in passing. In five away games this season, he has eight TDs (5 INT) and an average of 211.8 yards passing.

Deneric Prince leads the team in rushing with an average of 98.4 yards a game over seven games. He has five touchdowns on the ground and two through the air. Keylon Stokes is the Golden Hurricane’s leading receiver with 107.0 yards a game and seven TDs.

Clayton Tune has 35 passing touchdowns (9 INT) with 314.5 yards per game through 11 games to lead Houston. In five home games this season, he has thrown for 12 TDs (3 INT) and an average of 279.6 yards.

Stacy Sneed has been the home team’s leading performer on the ground, averaging 54.3 yards a game through nine games. He has five touchdowns. Nathaniel Dell has been a star in the Cougars’ aerial attack. He has 14 touchdowns and a 108.5 yard per game average through 11 appearances.

SportsTips’ College Football Pick:

Houston -12 (-110)

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