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TicketCity Bowl: Penn State vs. Houston

  Monday Jan 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm - Dallas, TX (Neutral Site) | Odds: Houston by 6.5, Total Points: 55.5 | Team Pages: PSU | HOU

HOU -6.5 Open -5.5 High -7.0
Last -7.0 Low -5.0

Line Movement

Historical Results of Games with Similar Lines

Since the start of the 2006-2007 college football season there have been 380 games where the closing line favored the home team by 5.5 to 7.5 points. In these games:

  • The team like Houston won the game 274 times (72.1%)
  • The team like Penn State won the game 106 times (27.9%)
  • The team like Houston did better against the spread, going 190-187-3 (50.4% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 1.5 points

Historical Results of Games with Similar Line Movement

Since the start of the 2008-2009 college football season there have been 487 games where the closing line favored the initial favorite by 1 points more than the opening line.

In these games, the team like Penn State did better against the spread, going 256-227-4 (53.0% ATS) and covering the spread by an average of 0.8 points.