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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Rice Owls Underdogs vs Golden Eagles at Rice

Week 11 action on Saturday will see the Rice Owls looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the Southern Miss Golden Eagles visit Rice Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Southern Miss Golden Eagles opened as -10-point favorites in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 37-10 win for the Golden Eagles. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Southern Miss Golden Eagles vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rice Owls currently sport a record of 1-8, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-7 ATS. The Southern Miss Golden Eagles are 5-4 and 6-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rice Owls post a 4-4-1 over under record this season, while the Southern Miss Golden Eagles have gone 3-6 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Rice vs Southern Miss injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 142-rated Rice Owls and the No. 44-ranked Southern Miss Golden Eagles, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Rice Owls No. 126-ranked offense (14 PPG) against a Southern Miss Golden Eagles defense that ranks No. 36 at 21.56 PPG. The Rice Owls passing attack has averaged 157.11 yards per game, less than the Southern Miss Golden Eagles give up through the air (194 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles own the league's No. 36-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 144 yards per game when on the road. Rice, on the other hand, rates No. 66 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last gridiron battle, Korey Robertson did much of the damage, producing 122 receiving yards but Tennessee managed to defeat the Golden Eagles 24-10 at Neyland Stadium.

Rice didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Blazers as UAB blasted them 52-21 in Week 10 action.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Miss is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Southern Miss is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Southern Miss is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Southern Miss's last 6 games on the road
  • Rice is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Rice is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Rice is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • Rice is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Southern Miss home to Charlotte, Saturday, November 18th
Rice at Old Dominion, Saturday, November 18th

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