The Rice Owls and the Texas El Paso Miners will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Sun Bowl.
Oddsmakers currently have the Miners listed as 1-point favorites versus the Owls, while the game's total is sitting at 56.
Rice was a 36-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Southern Methodist. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (50) made winners of UNDER bettors.
In their last action, Texas El Paso was a 34-33 winner on the road against Southern Miss. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (67) was profitable news for OVER bettors.
RICE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 3-7
When playing within the conference are 5-5
TEXAS EL PASO MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 3-7
A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Rice's last 8 games when playing Texas El Paso
Rice is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Texas El Paso
Rice is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rice's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Texas El Paso's last 8 games when playing Rice
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas El Paso's last 9 games at home
Texas El Paso is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Rice
Texas El Paso is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home