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North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Betting Line and Trends Report

North Texas Mean Green

vs

Rice Owls
Saturday, January 10, 2015 3:00 PM ET
Autry Court

A key college basketball betting odds battle sees the away North Texas Mean Green taking on the Rice Owls Saturday.

North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Opening Odds and Betting Line

If you were backing the North Texas Mean Green in this one, their betting line was listed as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day at 5Dimes.

North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Rice Owls are 4-9 overall and 6-2 ATS, while the North Texas Mean Green are 6-8 and 2-5 ATS. As for the betting totals, Rice boasts a 1-4 on the OU, and North Texas is 2-3.

The Owls - Mean Green odds would favor the Owls if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Rice is rated No. 224 in the current Odds Shark poll, while North Texas is at No. 306.

How North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and North Texas is ranked No. 94 in NCAA basketball at 36.5 per game. Contrast that with Rice's No. 210 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Rice is the No. 20-ranked team in the country at 8.54 per game, while North Texas rates No. 231 at 4.57 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

North Texas got 17 points from Jordan Williams but lost anyway, 71-61, to Texas-San Antonio on Sunday at The Super Pit.

Marcus Jackson scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Owls to a win (they lost 66-57 to Texas El Paso at Autry Court on Sunday).

North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Betting Odds Trends

North Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
North Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
North Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Rice
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Texas's last 5 games when playing Rice
Rice is 4-17 SU in its last 21 games
Rice is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing North Texas
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rice's last 5 games when playing North Texas

Next Betting Matchups

North Texas at Charlotte, Thursday, January 15th
Rice at Old Dominion, Thursday, January 15th

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