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Rice Owls Battle vs North Texas Mean Green Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

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

Betting fans looking to side with the Rice Owls to cover the point spread in this one found them as -13-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rice Owls sit at 11-6 (5-4 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the North Texas Mean Green are currently 6-10 (5-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Rice is 5-4 OU, and North Texas is 4-6 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 67 (Rice) and the No. 299 (North Texas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Rice's No. 25-ranked offense, averaging 82.82 PPG, against a Mean Green defense that ranks No. 98 at 69.12 PPG. The Owls field goal percentage has averaged 48.32% so far, more than the Mean Green marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.3% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ja'Michael Brown scored 21 points in a futile effort to lead the Mean Green to a win (they lost 79-68 to Middle Tennessee at The Super Pit on Saturday).

Rice got 29 points from Egor Koulechov on the way to a 88-81 loss against UAB on Saturday at Autry Court.

Betting Trends
  • North Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • North Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • North Texas is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing Rice
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Texas's last 5 games when playing Rice
  • Rice is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games
  • Rice is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
  • Rice is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing North Texas
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rice's last 5 games when playing North Texas

Next Betting Matchups

North Texas at Southern Mississippi, Thursday, January 19th
Rice at Louisiana Tech, Thursday, January 19th