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The Rice Owls and the North Texas Mean Green will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Apogee Stadium.
Rice was a 45-7 winner in its last match at home against Texas El Paso. They covered the 18.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 52 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.
Last time out for North Texas, they were a 55-14 winner as they battled Southern Miss on the road. North Texas covered in the match as a 12-point favorite, while 69 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
Rice has won 5 straight games.
North Texas has won 3 straight games.
Rice: 6-2 SU, 6-2 ATS
North Texas: 5-3 SU, 6-2 ATS
Rice most recently:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 8-2
North Texas most recently:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few trends to consider:
Rice is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rice's last 7 games
Rice is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rice's last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Texas's last 7 games at home
North Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
North Texas is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Texas's last 9 games
Rice home to Louisiana Tech, Saturday, November 16
North Texas home to Texas El Paso, Saturday, November 9