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Mean Green visit Rice Owls in Week 13 College Football Betting Clash

Betting fans will be looking to hit pay dirt on Saturday when the Rice Owls host the North Texas Mean Green at Rice Stadium in Week 13 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Rice Owls in this game found them listed as 12.5-point underdogs on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models picked a possible 36-18 win for the Mean Green early in the week. That score may change during the week, if injury or weather factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

North Texas Mean Green vs Rice Owls Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Rice Owls are 1-10 overall and 4-7 ATS against the spread, while the Mean Green are 8-3 and 7-4 ATS. As for the totals, Rice is 5-5-1 on the OU, and North Texas is 8-3 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Rice vs North Texas injuries news.

The Rice Owls sit at No. 133 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the North Texas Mean Green are at No. 61 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Rice's No. 123-ranked offense, averaging 16.45 PPG, against a North Texas defense that ranks No. 110 this week at 35 PPG. The Rice aerial game is averaging 148.27 yards per game, less than the North Texas Mean Green secondary allows through the air, 221.91 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the North Texas Mean Green own the league's No. 98-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 215.2 yards per game when on the road. Rice, on the other hand, rates No. 51 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

The Owls suffered a Week 12 loss against Old Dominion in their last game, falling 24-21 at Foreman Field.

Betting Trends
  • North Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • North Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Texas's last 5 games
  • North Texas is 8-16 ATS in its last 24 games on the road
  • Rice is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Rice is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rice's last 6 games
  • Rice is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

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