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Rice Owls vs North Texas Mean Green Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

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

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Rice Owls betting line as -6.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The North Texas Mean Green will look to cover the spread vs the Rice Owls on Saturday, as the Mean Green are 3-11-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Owls are 5-10 ATS. North Texas is 10-5 against the total, while Rice is 11-4 versus the total betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 218 (Rice) and the No. 304 (North Texas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting North Texas Mean Green rank No. 101 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 37.65 per game. That compares with Rice’s No. 232 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Rice is college basketball's No. 131-ranked team at 7.05 per game, while the North Texas Mean Green rate No. 209 with 5.75 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

North Texas was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by UAB and falling by a 78-57 score at Bartow Arena.

Max Guercy scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Owls to a win (they lost 87-73 to Middle Tennessee at Murphy Center on Saturday).

Betting Trends
  • North Texas is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • North Texas is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Texas's last 6 games
  • North Texas is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Rice is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Rice is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rice's last 6 games
  • Rice is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing North Texas

Next Betting Matchups

North Texas home to Southern Miss, Thursday, February 4th
Rice at Louisiana Tech, Thursday, February 4th