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Rice Owls vs Hartford Hawks Betting Matchup Report

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Dec 15, 8:00 PM | Autry Court

Hartford Hawks vs Rice Owls Odds


Autry Court will host Rice Owls vs. Hartford Hawks action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.

The Owls are 2-6 so far on the season, and 2-2 ATS vs. the number. The Hawks, meanwhile, are 5-5 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Rice go 1-1 and the Hawks go 0-0 on the totals.

View Hartford vs Rice Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Owls sit at No. 308 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Hawks sit at No. 217 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Hawks will win this game 62-54.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hawks is ranked No. 334 in NCAA hoops at 28.7 per game. Contrast that with Rice’s No. 331 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Rice is the No. 116-ranked team in the country at 6.8 per game, while Hartford rates No. 69 at 7.5 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Hartford owns the country's No. 98-rated mark, allowing 65.2 points per game on the highway. Rice, on the other hand, rates No. 303 in scoring at home.

Hartford was a 75-59 loser in its last match on the road against Niagara. Hartford suffered a 75-59 loss against Niagara on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Mark Nwakamma in a losing effort at Gallagher Center.

In their last action, Rice was a 97-70 loser at home against Long Island. Rice was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Long Island and falling by a 97-70 score at Autry Court.

Rice Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a loss are 6-4

A few Hawks at Owls trends to consider:
Rice is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
Hartford home to Marist, Saturday, December 22
Rice home to Chicago State, Wednesday, December 19