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UTSA Roadrunners at Rice Owls Week 7 Betting Pick and Odds

The Rice Owls will do battle with the visiting UTSA Roadrunners on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of betting fans who back them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $UTSA Roadrunners listed as 1.5-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 34.2-17.5 win for the Roadrunners. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

UTSA Roadrunners vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rice Owls are 0-5 so far on the season, and 2-3 ATS vs the point spread. The UTSA Roadrunners, meanwhile, are 2-3 and 2-2-1 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Rice go 2-3 and the UTSA Roadrunners go 2-2-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Rice vs UTSA injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rice Owls rated this week at No. 124 and the UTSA Roadrunners sitting at No. 90.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Rice Owls No. 115-ranked offense (20.2 PPG) against a UTSA Roadrunners defense that ranks No. 63 at 26.6 PPG. The Rice Owls passing attack has averaged 162.6 yards per game, less than the UTSA Roadrunners give up through the air (219.8 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the UTSA Roadrunners own the league's No. 95-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 229 yards per game when on the road. Rice, on the other hand, rates No. 30 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jalen Rhodes ran through the Southern Miss defense for 165 yards in UTSA's last game, handing the Golden Eagles a 55-32 setback on Saturday at Alamodome.

Samuel Stewart tore up the turf for 132 rushing yards in the latest Owls game, a 44-28 loss to the Golden Eagles at MM Roberts Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas-San Antonio is 3-6-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Texas-San Antonio is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games
  • Texas-San Antonio is 0-3-2 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas-San Antonio is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Rice is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • Rice is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rice's last 6 games
  • Rice is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UTSA home to UTEP, Saturday, October 22nd
Rice home to Prairie View, Saturday, October 22nd

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