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UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls Betting Line and Trends Report

UAB Blazers will go to the free throw line vs Rice Owls on Saturday, hoping to boost its 8-7 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the Rice Owls as -6.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

UAB Blazers vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rice Owls currently sport a 11-5 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-3 ATS. The UAB Blazers are 8-7 and 2-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rice Owls produce a 4-4 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the UAB Blazers have gone 3-7 against the totals betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 268-rated UAB Blazers taking on the No. 83-rated Rice Owls in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Rice's No. 111-rated squad against UAB's No. 133-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Rice rates No. 44 in the country with 9.06 per game, while their foes tonight, the UAB Blazers rank No. 246 nationally with 5.4 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blazers got 19 points from William Lee as UAB ran past North Texas 54-52 on Thursday at The Super Pit.

Egor Koulechov was dynamite, scoring 31 points and adding 14 rebounds but Middle Tennessee still won, 80-77, over Rice on Thursday at Autry Court.

Betting Trends
  • UAB is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • UAB is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games when playing Rice
  • UAB is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Rice
  • UAB is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Rice
  • Rice is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games
  • Rice is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Rice is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games when playing UAB
  • Rice is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against UAB

Next Betting Matchups

UAB home to Western Kentucky, Thursday, January 12th
Rice at North Texas, Saturday, January 14th