OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

*Terms and Conditions apply to all bonus offers on this website. Please visit operator for details.

Rice Owls vs UTEP Miners Week 2 Betting Prediction and Odds

UTEP will look to improve on its 0-1 record this week when they host Rice in Week 2 action at Sun Bowl on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the UTEP Miners as -3-point favorites 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 analytics picked a 29-23 win for the Miners. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other 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.

Rice Owls vs UTEP Miners Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The UTEP Miners sit at 0-1 (0-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Rice Owls are currently 0-1 (0-1 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? UTEP is 0-0-1 OU, and Rice is 1-0 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and UTEP vs Rice injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 132-rated UTEP Miners and the No. 138-rated Rice Owls in this matchup.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rice was hammered in its last outing, as Stanford ran up a 62-7 score against them at Allianz Stadium Sydney.

UTEP didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Sooners as Oklahoma blasted them 56-7 in Week 1 action.

Betting Trends
  • Rice is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Rice's last 7 games
  • Rice is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Rice is 12-2 ATS in its last 14 games when playing Texas El Paso
  • Texas El Paso is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas El Paso is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • Texas El Paso is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games at home
  • Texas El Paso is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rice at Houston, Saturday, September 16th
UTEP home to Arizona, Friday, September 15th