Houston vs. Rice – College Football – Predictions, Betting Lines, Odds and Trends

The Houston Cougars (1-2) play the Rice Owls (2-1) on Saturday, September 24, 2022 at John O’Quinn Field at TDECU Stadium. The Cougars are undoubtedly the favorites in this one, with the line sitting at 17.5 points. An over/under of 57.5 points has been set for the outing.

Houston vs. Rice Predictions

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Houston vs. Rice Betting Trends

  • Houston is 1-2-0 against the spread this season.
  • Every game involving Houston has hit the over so far this season.
  • Houston has been the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they split the two games.
  • Houston has never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -893 or shorter.
  • Rice has covered the spread two times over three games with a set number.
  • Rice has not covered a spread (0-1) when it’s at least 17.5-point underdogs.
  • Every game involving Rice has hit the over so far this season.
  • Rice has split the two games it has played as underdogs this season.
  • Rice has played as an underdog of +585 or more once this season and lost that game.

Houston vs. Rice: Over/Under Trends

  • All of Houston’s games this season have exceeded Saturday’s total of 57.5 points.
  • This season, two Rice games have finished with more combined scoring than Saturday’s total of 57.5.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 65.3 points per game, 7.8 points more than the over/under of 57.5 for this contest.
  • These two teams give up a combined 71 points per game, 13.5 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the Cougars have seen a 60.7 over/under in their games this season, 3.2 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Owls games have an over/under of 55.3 points this season, 2.2 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

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Houston Players to Watch

  • Clayton Tune leads Houston with 744 passing yards (248.0 ypg) on 64-of-102 passing with five touchdowns and two interceptions this season. He also has 112 rushing yards (37.3 ypg) on 37 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
  • Brandon Campbell’s team-high 177 rushing yards (59.0 per game) have come on 36 carries, with two touchdowns this year. He’s also added nine catches for 76 yards (25.3 per game).
  • Nathaniel Dell’s 246 receiving yards (82.0 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s registered 18 receptions and two touchdowns.
  • Ta’Zhawn Henry has put together a 151-yard season so far (50.3 receiving yards per game) with one touchdown, hauling in 10 passes.
  • Matthew Golden’s seven receptions are good enough for 97 yards (32.3 ypg) and one touchdown.

Rice Players to Watch

  • TJ McMahon leads Rice with 642 passing yards (214.0 ypg) on 51-of-80 passing with seven touchdowns compared to six interceptions this season. He also adds 33 rushing yards (11.0 ypg) on 17 carries while scoring one touchdown on the ground.
  • Ari Broussard’s team-high 145 rushing yards (48.3 per game) have come on 51 carries, with four touchdowns this year.
  • This season Cameron Montgomery has taken 15 carries for 132 yards (44.0 per game).
  • Luke McCaffrey’s 202 receiving yards (67.3 yards per game) lead the team. He has 19 receptions with two touchdowns.
  • Isaiah Esdale has reeled in 12 passes for 155 yards (51.7 yards per game) this year.
  • Bradley Rozner’s eight catches have yielded 155 yards (51.7 ypg) and three touchdowns.

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