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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Rice Owls in Battle with Florida International Golden Panthers

The Florida International Golden Panthers will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Owls in Rice at Autry Court on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Rice Owls as -1.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Florida International Golden Panthers vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rice Owls sit at 10-16 (7-14 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Florida International Golden Panthers are currently 12-15 (11-9-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Rice is 15-5-1 OU, and Florida International is 13-8 OU.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 187-rated Florida International Golden Panthers taking on the No. 222-rated Rice Owls in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Rice's No. 89 nationally ranked offense (76.35 points per game) against a Florida International Golden Panthers defense that sits as the No. 101 at 69.26 PPG. The Rice Owls have been averaging 44.47% from the field, less than the Golden Panthers have managed so far this season (47.7% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Golden Panthers got 23 points from Adrian Diaz, but it was North Texas that prevailed in a 77-75 final on Thursday at The Super Pit.

Rice got 29 points from Marcus Evans en route to a 90-85 victory over Florida Atlantic on Thursday at Autry Court.

Betting Trends
  • Florida International is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Florida International is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Florida International is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida International's last 7 games on the road
  • Rice is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Rice is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • Rice is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 9 of Rice's last 12 games

Next Betting Matchups

Florida International at Florida Atlantic, Saturday, February 27th
Rice at Southern Miss, Thursday, February 25th