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Week 10 College Football Betting Odds with Pick - Rice Owls vs Texas El Paso Miners

Sun Bowl features a battle between the host Texas El Paso Miners and the visiting Rice Owls in college football betting action Friday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Texas El Paso Miners as 6.5-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 23-10 win for the Owls. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Rice Owls vs Texas El Paso Miners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas El Paso Miners currently sport a record of 3-5, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-5 ATS. The Rice Owls are 4-4 and 5-3 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Texas El Paso Miners post a 4-4 over under record this season, while the Rice Owls have gone 5-3 against the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas El Paso vs Rice injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Texas El Paso Miners rated this week at No. 125 and the Rice Owls sitting at No. 103.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas El Paso Miners No. 110-ranked offense (21 PPG) against a Rice Owls defense that ranks No. 114 at 37.5 PPG. The Texas El Paso Miners passing attack has averaged 210.25 yards per game, less than the Rice Owls give up through the air (250.88 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Rice Owls feature the league's No. 101-rated road run defense, allowing 223.25 yards per game. Texas El Paso, meanwhile, ranks No. 126 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rice didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Bulldogs as Louisiana Tech blasted them 42-17 in Week 9 action.

Jalen Richard tore up the turf for 127 rushing yards in the latest Miners game, a 34-13 loss to the Golden Eagles at MM Roberts Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Rice is 13-5 ATS in its last 18 games
  • Rice is 12-6 SU in its last 18 games
  • Rice is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Rice is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas El Paso is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Texas El Paso is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas El Paso's last 5 games
  • Texas El Paso is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rice home to Southern Miss, Saturday, November 14th
Texas El Paso at Old Dominion, Saturday, November 14th