Wednesday's game at Moody Center has the Rice Owls (1-1) taking on the Texas Longhorns (2-0) at 9:00 PM ET (on November 15). Our computer prediction projects a narrow 78-77 victory for Rice, so expect a competitive matchup.

Based on our computer prediction, Rice projects to cover the 20.5-point spread in its matchup against Texas. The over/under has been set at 156.5, and the two teams are projected to fall short of that total.

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Rice vs. Texas Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Wednesday, November 15, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • TV: Longhorn Network
  • Where: Austin, Texas
  • Venue: Moody Center
  • Line: Texas -20.5
  • Point Total: 156.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Texas -3000, Rice +1200

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Rice vs. Texas Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Rice 78, Texas 77

Spread & Total Prediction for Rice vs. Texas

  • Pick ATS: Rice (+20.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (156.5)

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Rice Performance Insights

  • Rice was ranked 56th in college basketball offensively last season with 76.9 points per game, while defensively it was 25th-worst (76.6 points allowed per game).
  • With 32.4 rebounds per game, the Owls were 134th in the country. They allowed 31.6 rebounds per contest, which ranked 206th in college basketball.
  • Rice put up 15.2 assists per game, which ranked them 40th in the nation.
  • Last year the Owls committed 12.4 turnovers per game (235th-ranked in college basketball) and forced 11.5 turnovers per contest (212th-ranked).
  • With 8.8 three-pointers per game, the Owls ranked 42nd in college basketball. They had a 35.2% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranked 116th in college basketball.
  • Rice ceded 8.4 three-pointers per game (312th-ranked in college basketball). It allowed opponents to shoot 36.3% (322nd-ranked) from beyond the arc.
  • Of the shots attempted by Rice last season, 57.3% of them were two-pointers (67.8% of the team's made baskets) and 42.7% were three-pointers (32.2%).

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