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Rice Owls vs Memphis Tigers in NCAAF odds tilt

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Oct 8, 12:30 PM | Turf of Rice Stadium

Memphis Tigers vs Rice Owls Odds

1-4TEAM RECORD1-3

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the Tigers on Saturday when they take on the Owls at Rice Stadium in Week 6 action.

The Owls currently sports a record of 1-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-3 ATS. The Tigers are 1-4 and 2-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Owls post a 2-2 over under record this season, while the Tigers have gone 2-3 against the number.

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Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup the Owls sat as 20.5-point favorites . The total, meanwhile, had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Owls rated this week at No. 60 and the Tigers sitting at No. 119. It may or may not play a role in OddsShark score prediction models that turned out a 11-5 result in favor of the Owls this week.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Rice's No. 96-ranked offense (22 PPG) against a Tigers defense that ranks No. 114 at 38.4 PPG. The Owls passing attack has averaged 198 yards per game, less than the Tigers give up through the air (318 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Tigers feature the league's No. 103-rated road run defense, allowing 218 yards per game. Rice, meanwhile, ranks No. 104 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Memphis was a 38-31 loser on the road against Middle Tennessee. They covered the 23–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (69) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, Rice was a 48-24 loser on the road against Southern Miss. They failed to cover the 13.5–point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (72) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Memphis Tigers Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 1-9
After being outgained are 1-9
When playing within the conference are 0-10

Rice Owls Trends:
When playing in October are 2-8
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Tigers at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Memphis's last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Memphis's last 6 games on the road
Memphis is 8-15 ATS in its last 23 games
Memphis is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
Rice is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Rice's last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Rice's last 9 games
Rice is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games

Next up:
Memphis home to East Carolina, Saturday, October 15
Rice at Marshall, Saturday, October 15

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