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Sat Sep 24 6:00PM

Rice Owls vs Houston Cougars Recap for September 24th, 2022, 6:00PM ET

Rice is playing Houston at the TDECU Stadium stadium on Saturday, 9/24/2022 @ 6:00pm EST. Houston -17.5 was the opening favorite and line hasn't moved.

Rice Owls and Houston Cougars meet in action at TDECU Stadium on Saturday. Rice just finished their third game of the season, this one against Louisiana. The Owls won that game by 12 points. Houston played Kansas over the weekend and they would go on to lose by 18 points.

Rice Owls +17.5 In Saturday's game against Louisiana, Rice was down 14-13 at halftime, but won 33-21 in the second half. QB TJ McMahon managed 303 yards, three touchdowns, and three interceptions. With 49 yards and a touchdown, Ari Broussard was the top rusher. 

Houston Cougars -17.5 After keeping pace in the first quarter, Houston fell behind in game three against Kansas, losing 48-30. On 16 carries, Clayton Tune rushed for 63 yards and a touchdown while throwing for 272 yards and one touchdown. 

Picks & predictions for Rice vs Houston:

  • Based on the current lines, Oddsmakers predict the score to be RICE 43.75, HOUSTO 8.75.
  • 56% of SportsJaw players predict Houston Cougars to cover.
  • OddsShark's prediction is Houston will win, cover the spread, and the total will go under.
  • 69% on Covers pick Houston -17.5.
  • SportsJaw's ScoreCaster prediction: Owls 11 to Cougars 46.

Rice is ranked #74 in offense, #105 in defense and are ( ATS) in their games. Houston Cougars are #69 for offense, #98 for defense and ( ATS) . Rice went 3-0 (2-1 ATS) in their last 3 matchups against Houston.

Betting on Rice Owls +17.5

  • 5-10 ATS in their last 15 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 7 of Rice's last 7 games.
  • 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against Houston.
  • 0-6 SU in their last 6 games against Houston.

Betting on Houston Cougars -17.5

  • 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Houston's last 6 games.
  • 13-3 SU in their last 16 games.
  • 6-1 SU in their last 7 games at home.

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Written by SportsJaw Staff
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Social predictions and betting insights on the Rice vs Houston matchup.

Won 60% of last 10 NCAAF predictions

I'm not sure what the public is thinking here betting this down, but this feels like a gift line to me. Both of these teams can move the ball while both defenses allow a lot of pts. I can easily see this getting into the 60s. This checks all the boxes for a high game.

good QB play - check

bad defense - check

Let's hit this over

My Rice vs Houston predictions

O 51.5 (-110)

Total Pick





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