NCAA Matchups  >>  North Texas Mean Green vs. Rice Owls Preview 02/06/2014

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The North Texas Mean Green and the Rice Owls will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at Autry Court.
Oddsmakers currently have the Mean Green listed as 1½-point favorites versus the Owls, while the game's total is sitting at 133.
North Texas lost its last outing, a 94-63 result against Tulsa on February 1. They failed to cover in that game as a 11-point underdog.
Last time out for Rice, they were a 68-57 loser as they battled Texas El Paso on the road. They covered in the match as a 14.5-point underdog.
North Texas:
Team record: 11-10 SU, 7-7 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 8 of last 11 games on the road
is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games on the road

When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Louisiana Tech are 0-2
After playing Tulsa are 2-3
After a loss are 6-4

Rice:
Team record: 6-15 SU, 7-9 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 5 games at home
is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games
is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

When playing on Thursday are 2-8
Before playing Tulsa are 3-7
After playing Texas El Paso are 2-8
After a loss are 2-8


NEXT UP:
North Texas at Louisiana Tech, Saturday, February 8
Rice home to Tulsa, Saturday, February 8