NCAA Matchups  >>  Southern Methodist Mustangs vs. Rice Owls Preview 02/09/2013

The Southern Methodist Mustangs and the Rice Owls will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Autry Court.
Oddsmakers currently have the Mustangs listed as 5½-point favorites versus the Owls, while the game's total is sitting at 128.
Southern Methodist lost its last outing, a 60-52 result against Memphis on February 6. They covered in that game as a 9.5-point underdog.
Rice was a 65-53 loser in its last match on the road against Texas El Paso. They covered the 18.5-point spread as underdogs.
Southern Methodist:
Team record: 12-12 SU, 12-11 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Tulane are 1-9
After playing Memphis are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Rice:
Team record: 5-17 SU, 8-7 ATS
Current streak: lost 2 straight games.

The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of last 6 games when playing Southern Methodist
is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing at home against Southern Methodist

When playing on Saturday are 1-9
Before playing Marshall are 1-7
After playing Texas El Paso are 2-8
After a loss are 3-7


NEXT UP:
Southern Methodist at Tulane, Saturday, February 16
Rice at Marshall, Wednesday, February 13