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Montana State Bobcats Face the Rice Owls: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Rice and Montana State on Monday, with the host Owls trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Rice sat as -10.5-point favorites over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Montana State Bobcats vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Montana State Bobcats will look to cover the spread vs the Rice Owls on Monday, as the Bobcats are 2-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Owls are 2-0 ATS. Montana State is 2-1 against the total, while Rice is 2-0 versus the total betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 255-rated Rice Owls and the No. 41-ranked Montana State Bobcats, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Rice's No. 38-ranked scoring average of 87.33 PPG, against a Montana State Bobcats defense rated No. 183 and allowing 75.25 PPG. The Rice Owls FG% has averaged 51.53% to date this season, more than the Montana State Bobcats shooters have managed so far (42.97% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bobcats grabbed a 80-73 win over the Dukes on Friday, behind a 24-point effort from Tyler Hall at Worthington Arena.

The Owls got 29 points from Marcus Evans as Rice ran past Nebraska-Omaha 100-87 on Saturday at Baxter Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Montana State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Montana State is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Montana State is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Montana State's last 7 games on the road
  • Rice is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games

Next Betting Matchups

Montana State home to Delaware State, Saturday, November 26th
Rice at Delaware State, Wednesday, November 23rd