Ohio Vs Rice: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – March 19, 2022

Written By Staff on March 17, 2022

The Ohio Bobcats (24-9) play the Rice Owls (16-16) on Saturday, March 19, 2022 at 7:30 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Bobcats’ (-252 to win on the moneyline) matchup with the Owls (+207).

This article refers to betting data valid as of March 17, 2022 at 3:59 PM ET. Find all the latest odds for this matchup in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Ohio vs Rice Betting Odds

Ohio Offense Vs. Rice Defense

Ohio Offense Stats (Rank) Rice Defense
73.9 (96) Points/Gm 73.6 (293)
67.8 (187) Possessions/Game 71.5 (290)
43.1 (232) Field Goal % 44.9 (271)
34 (166) 3PT % 33.5 (183)
50.8 (151) Effective FG % 50.8 (238)
54.6 (129) True Shooting % 51.7 (133)

Rice Offense Vs. Ohio Defense

Rice Offense Stats (Rank) Ohio Defense
74.4 (85) Points/Gm 67.4 (126)
68.3 (165) Possessions/Game 68.1 (146)
45.9 (76) Field Goal % 43.8 (210)
37.3 (27) 3PT % 31.2 (56)
53.9 (38) Effective FG % 49.8 (192)
57.2 (38) True Shooting % 53.6 (230)

Ohio Betting Insights

  • Ohio has covered 14 times in 32 chances against the spread this season.
  • The Bobcats have been favored by 5.5 points or more 20 times this season, and covered the spread in eight of those matchups.
  • Ohio’s games have hit the over 15 out of 32 times this season.
  • In 14 of 32 games this season, Ohio and its opponents have combined to score more than 148.5 points.
  • The Bobcats have an average point total of 143.1 in their outings this year, 5.4 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Rice Betting Insights

  • Rice has put together a 13-17-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • The Owls have been an underdog by 5.5 points or more 11 times this year, and covered the spread in three of those games.
  • Rice’s games have gone over the point total 16 out of 30 times this season.
  • Rice has played 14 games this season that ended with a combined score over 148.5 points.
  • The Owls have a 145-point average over/under in their matchups this season, 3.5 fewer points than this game’s total.
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Ohio Key Players

  • The Bobcats points and assists leader is Mark Sears. He racks up 19.5 points per game and records 4.2 assists.
  • Ohio is led in rebounds by Ben Vander Plas’ 6.7 per game.
  • Vander Plas is the top three-point shooter for the Bobcats, hitting 1.9 per game.
  • Ohio’s steals leader is Vander Plas, who collects 1.8 per game. Jason Carter leads the team averaging 1.1 blocks a contest.

Rice Key Players

  • Max Fiedler grabs 7.8 rebounds per game, 3.4 assists per game, and 10 points per game, putting him in the top spot on the Owls in both rebounds and assists.
  • Carl Pierre has outperformed his Rice teammates in scoring, putting up 15.3 points per game to go with 4.6 rebounds and 1.7 assists.
  • Pierre is tops from three-point range for the Owls, hitting three treys per game.
  • Nobody on Rice grabs more steals than Travis Evee (1.1 per game) or blocks more shots than Fiedler (0.8 per game).
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