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Conference USA Tournament - Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs Rice Owls NCAA College Hoops Odds

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Southern Mississippi when they take on the Rice Owls on Wednesday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles opened as 12.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Wednesday; they are 13-12-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Rice Owls are 12-11 ATS. Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles are 11-14-1 on betting the total; Rice Owls are 13-10.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 286-rated Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles taking on the No. 54-rated Rice Owls in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles rank No. 192 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 34.53 per game. That compares with Rice’s No. 46 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Rice is college basketball's No. 24-ranked team at 9.29 per game, while the Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles rate No. 206 with 6.43 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Southern Mississippi was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Louisiana Tech and falling by a 93-65 score at Thomas Assembly Center.

Rice suffered a 79-72 loss against Western Kentucky on Saturday, getting 17 points from Egor Koulechov in a losing effort at E.A. Diddle Arena.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Mississippi is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Southern Mississippi's last 6 games
  • Southern Mississippi is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Rice
  • Southern Mississippi is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Rice
  • Rice is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Rice is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Rice's last 9 games
  • Rice is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Southern Mississippi