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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors North Texas Mean Green Over Rice Owls

North Texas takes to the basketball court against Rice on Saturday, hoping to send the Owls to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Autry Court.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Rice Owls betting line opened as 2.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 4-13 and 6-6 ATS Rice Owls will face the 9-8 North Texas Mean Green, who own a 8-3 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rice Owls are 5-7 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the North Texas Mean Green are 3-8.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 192-rated North Texas Mean Green taking on the No. 302-rated Rice Owls in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Rice's No. 95-rated squad against North Texas's No. 96-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Rice rates No. 118 in the country with 8.06 per game, while their foes tonight, the North Texas Mean Green rank No. 132 nationally with 7.82 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Roosevelt Smart scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Mean Green to a win (they lost 63-60 to Old Dominion at The Super Pit on Saturday).

Rice earned a 73-64 victory over Charlotte on Saturday, getting 20 points from Ako Adams at Autry Court.

Betting Trends
  • North Texas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Texas's last 5 games
  • North Texas is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • North Texas is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Rice is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rice's last 6 games
  • Rice is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Rice is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing North Texas

Next Betting Matchups

North Texas at Louisiana Tech, Thursday, January 18th
Rice at Southern Mississippi, Thursday, January 18th