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Rice Owls vs. Texas El Paso Miners

The Rice Owls and the Texas El Paso Miners will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Sun Bowl.

Rice was a 36-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Southern Methodist. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (50) made winners of UNDER bettors.

In their last action, Texas El Paso was a 34-33 winner on the road against Southern Miss. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (67) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Current streak:
Rice has won 3 straight games.

Team records:
Rice: 5-6 SU, 6-4-1 ATS
Texas El Paso: 3-8 SU, 4-7 ATS

Rice most recently:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Texas El Paso most recently:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Rice''s last 8 games when playing Texas El Paso
Rice is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas El Paso
Rice is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rice''s last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas El Paso''s last 8 games when playing Rice
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas El Paso''s last 9 games at home
Texas El Paso is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Rice
Texas El Paso is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home