NCAAF Football - Preview
The Rice Owls and the UAB Blazers will both be trying to pick up a win on Thursday when they battle at Legion Field.
Last time out for Rice, they were a 52-14 winner as they battled Louisiana Tech at home. Rice covered in the match as a 14.5-point favorite, while 66 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
In their last action, UAB was a 63-14 loser on the road against East Carolina. They failed to cover the 28-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (77) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
UAB has lost 4 straight games.
Rice: 7-3 SU, 7-3 ATS
UAB: 2-8 SU, 3-7 ATS
Rice most recently:
When playing in November are 8-2
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 9-1
UAB most recently:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A few trends to consider:
Rice is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Rice's last 9 games
Rice is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 9 of UAB's last 11 games
UAB is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
UAB is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games
UAB is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Rice home to Tulane, Saturday, November 30
UAB home to Southern Miss, Saturday, November 30