North Texas vs Rice: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 28, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 28, 2021

The Rice Owls will attempt to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the North Texas Mean Green on Thursday, January 28 at Tudor Fieldhouse as  underdogs. The matchup airs at 8:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 28, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

North Texas Betting Information

  • North Texas is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-3.
  • The Mean Green are 4-0 against the spread in 2020-21 when they are at least a 7-point favorite.
  • The Mean Green and their opponents have gone over the set over/under in 5 of 10 games this season (50%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

North Texas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Javion Hamlet 12 12.8 3.2 5.2 0.6 0.0 0.5
James Reese 12 10.8 3.8 1.3 1.3 0.1 2.0
Zachary Simmons 12 10.0 6.1 2.2 0.5 0.6 0.1
Thomas Bell 12 9.5 5.9 1.0 0.4 1.3 1.1
Mardrez McBride 12 7.8 2.6 1.2 0.5 0.3 1.8

Rice Betting Information

  • The Owls have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 7-5-1.
  • When they play as at least a 7-point underdog, the Owls frequently cover the spread with a 2-1 record against the spread.
  • 38.5% of Rice’s 13 games this season have reached the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Rice Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Quincy Olivari 16 16.1 4.6 0.8 0.3 0.0 3.3
Travis Evee 14 15.5 2.0 2.9 1.4 0.1 3.4
Chris Mullins 15 11.5 3.9 2.8 0.9 0.1 1.1
Max Fiedler 16 11.1 9.4 4.1 1.1 0.7 0.0
Riley Abercrombie 16 8.3 4.6 0.6 0.3 0.1 1.8

Total Facts

  • North Texas’ games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup point total (135 points) in 58.3% of opportunities (seven out of 12 matchups).
  • In 12 out of Rice’s 16 games this year (75%), the competing teams combined for more points than the over/under in Thursday’s matchup.
  • The Mean Green average 74.2 points per game against the Owls’ 78.2, totaling 17.4 points over the contest’s over/under of 135.
  • This game’s total is 0.2 fewer points than the 135.2 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Mean Green have seen a 137 over/under in their games this season, two more points than the over/under in this contest.
  • Owls games have a total points bet of 150.6 points this season, 15.6 points more than the over/under for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/1/2020 N/A Rice N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 84-75 RICE
1/20/2020 North Texas North Texas -13.5 137.5 -1280 +723 Regular Season 79-59 NO TEX
1/19/2019 N/A North Texas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 76-75 NO TEX
12/29/2018 N/A Rice N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 103-87 NO TEX

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