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College Basketball Betting - Florida International Golden Panthers Rice Owls Odds

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Florida International Golden Panthers try to run the Rice Owls off the court at FIU Arena in college hoops action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Florida International Golden Panthers to cover the point spread in this one found them as 6-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Rice Owls vs Florida International Golden Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Rice Owls have watched them go 15-8 and 8-7 ATS on the college basketball season, while the Florida International Golden Panthers are at 5-18 and 7-9 ATS. In totals betting, the Florida International Golden Panthers are 10-6, while the Rice Owls have a 8-7 mark.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 251-ranked Florida International Golden Panthers and the No. 32-rated Rice Owls in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Florida International's No. 199-rated squad against Rice's No. 63-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Florida International rates No. 247 in the country with 5.35 per game, while their foes tonight, the Rice Owls rank No. 23 nationally with 9.43 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Owls got 18 points from Marcus Evans as Rice ran past North Texas 95-80 on Saturday at The Super Pit.

Donte McGill scored 27 points for Florida International on Saturday, but the 49ers managed a 95-80 victory over the Golden Panthers at Dale F. Halton Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Rice is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rice's last 6 games on the road
  • Florida International is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida International's last 5 games
  • Florida International is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Florida International is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rice at Florida Atlantic, Saturday, February 11th
Florida International at North Texas, Saturday, February 11th