Win Division (+300), Win Conference (+750)
SSA Model Pick: None
Houston has the best player in the country in DT Ed Oliver. But football is a team sport and the best team in the West is Memphis. Houston could take the division and should take it if they can defeat Memphis on the road in the final week of the regular season.
Win Total Analysis
8 wins (+120/-140)
SSA Model Pick: Under (Medium Confidence)
Back in 2015 Houston went 13-1 with a bowl win against Florida State. That historic season still influences the perception of this program, which is why our model is calling for the under. While they are better than most teams in the AAC, they will drop some games in conference and going over 8 wins will be difficult for this squad.
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