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Rice Owls vs Lamar Cardinals Preview

Lamar CardinalsRice Owls
Dec 17, 8:00 PM | Autry Court

Lamar Cardinals vs Rice Owls Odds


The Rice Owls will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Lamar Cardinals at Autry Court on Saturday in NCAAB play.

The Owls are 7-2 so far on the season, and 0-2 ATS vs. the number. The Cardinals, meanwhile, are 7-3 and 0-0 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Rice go 1-0-1 and the Cardinals go 0-0 on the totals.

View Lamar vs Rice Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 95-rated Owls and the No. 43-ranked Cardinals, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 86-77 result in favor of the Owls.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Rice's No. 3-rated squad against Lamar's No. 2-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Rice rates No. 251 in the country with 5.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 305 nationally with 4.3 per match.

Defensively, Lamar features the nation's No. 215-rated defense on the road, allowing 72.8 points per game. Rice, meanwhile, comes in at No. 51 nationally in scoring at home.

Rice was a 109-51 winner in its last match at home against Louisiana College. Rice cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Louisiana College out of the gym and running up a 109-51 score at Autry Court.

Rice Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
After playing Louisiana College are 2-0
After a win are 6-4

A few Cardinals at Owls trends to consider:
Rice is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Rice is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Lamar
Rice is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Rice is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing Lamar

Next up:
Lamar at Ohio State, Tuesday, December 20
Rice home to Temple, Monday, December 19