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Southern Methodist Mustangs battle vs Rice Owls highlights college odds menu

Rice OwlsSouthern Methodist Mustangs
Feb 23, 8:00 PM | Moody Coliseum

Rice Owls vs Southern Methodist Mustangs Odds

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The Rice Owls will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Mustangs in Southern Methodist at Moody Coliseum on Wednesday in college basketball action.

The Owls will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 10-8-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Mustangs are 9-6-1 ATS. Rice is 10-9 against the total, while Southern Methodist is 6-9-1 versus the number.

View Rice vs Southern Methodist Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Southern Methodist opened as 4.5-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Mustangs rated this week at No. 250 and the Owls sitting at No. 204. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 70-66 result in favor of the Mustangs.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Southern Methodist's No. 344-rated squad against Rice's No. 205-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Southern Methodist rates No. 20 in the country with 8.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 282 nationally with 5.2 per match.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Rice owns the country's No. 59-rated mark, allowing 66 points per game on the highway. Southern Methodist, on the other hand, rates No. 271 in scoring at home.

Rice won its last outing, a 67-52 result against Memphis on February 19. They covered in that game as a 2-point underdog. Rice earned a 67-52 victory over Memphis on Saturday, getting 20 points from Tamir Jackson at Autry Court.

Southern Methodist was a 74-66 loser in their most recent outing at home against Tulsa. They failed to cover the 1–point spread as favorites. Robert Nyakundi scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Mustangs to a win (they lost 74-66 to Tulsa at Moody Coliseum on Saturday).

Rice Owls Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing East Carolina are 2-7
After playing Memphis are 2-3
After a win are 4-6

Southern Methodist Mustangs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 4-6
Before playing Marshall are 2-3
After playing Tulsa are 3-7
After a loss are 6-4

A few Owls at Mustangs trends to consider:
Rice is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Southern Methodis
Rice is 3-21 SU in its last 24 games on the road
Southern Methodist is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Rice
Southern Methodist is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Rice
Southern Methodist is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games at home
Southern Methodist is 6-1-1 ATS in its last 8 games

Next up:
Rice home to East Carolina, Saturday, February 26
Southern Methodist at Marshall, Saturday, February 26