Rice vs Houston Basketball Odds

The Owls will play the Cougars on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023. Your timezone's tip off time is 8:00 pm EST. Check local listings or your nearest streaming app for coverage.

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Key Matchup Stats

The Rice and Houston basketball teams will play on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 as the 2023-24 college basketball season continues to roll along. Now that both teams have a few games under their belts, let’s size up this matchup by looking at some performance metrics and key stats.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Rice currently has a 98.00 conference power ranking so far in the 2023-24 season. The SportsBetting3.com conference power ranking for Houston is 100.00.
  • Away Rice - Rice heads into this game with a 0-1 record as an away team, ranking them 3rd in the American Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Houston - Houston will host Rice sporting a 4-0 record as a home team. They currently rank 3rd in the Big 12 Conference for home team wins for the 2023-24 season.
  • Conference Win Percentage - Rice currently ranks 1st (0.000) in the American Conference, with Houston now standing 1st (0.000) for their conference win percentage in the 2023 Big 12 Conference for the 2023-24 college basketball season.
  • Overall Win Percentage - Rice has a 0.375 overall win percentage. Their opponent, Houston, has a 1.000 overall win percentage.
  • Team Records - Rice has a 3-5 regular season overall record. Houston has notched a 8-0 standing so far in the 2023-24 college basketball season.

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Ladies and gentlemen, wizards and witches, get ready for an enchanting clash on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023. The Rice Owls, with a 3-5 overall standing, are venturing into the lair of the undefeated Houston Cougars, who boast an impressive 8-0 record this season. The stakes are high as college basketball conference records will determine conference tournament seeds.

Rice, with a 0-0 American Conference standing, hopes to cast a spell and extend their winning streak to three games. However, the mighty Houston Cougars, also with a 0-0 conference standing in the Big 12, are on a remarkable eight-game winning streak. The battle on the court promises to be nothing short of magical.

To make the most of this thrilling encounter, our point spread, total, and moneyline tables show the best lines and odds for this matchup. Whether you're a master of spells or a novice in the wizarding world, place a bet at BetMGM, Betway, or Betrivers to add an extra element of excitement to the game.

Before you embark on this mystical journey, it's crucial to review each team's futures odds and current standings below. Rice, with a 3-5 overall standing, is determined to prove themselves against the undefeated Houston Cougars. The Cougars, on the other hand, are riding high with an 8-0 record and are eager to maintain their unbeaten streak.

So gather your wands, summon your brooms, and prepare for a captivating clash between the Rice Owls and the Houston Cougars. May the best team prevail and the magic of college basketball illuminate the court.

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Best Point Spread Betting Odds
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Rice
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Houston has a -26 -120 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Rice has a +27.5 -110 point spread at BetMGM. Rice is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
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BetRivers has the best over line of 138.5 points. Risk $117 to win $100. BetMGM has the best under line of 142.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

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Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Rice vs Houston College Basketball game on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023?

Houston is a -26 -120 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Rice is a +27.5 -110 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Rice vs Houston College Basketball game on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023?

The best over line is 138.5 -117 points at BetRivers, which means you risk $117 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 142.5 -110 points at BetMGM, and that means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the under.

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Underdog Rice - Rice bettors risk $100 to win $86.96 at -115 odds.

A +26 Rice underdog bet wins if they lose by 25 or fewer, tie, or win outright. The bet pushes if they lose by 26. Your bet loses if they lose by 27 or more.

Favorite Houston - Houston bettors risk $100 to win $83.33 at -120 odds.

A -26 Houston favorite bet wins if they win by 27 or more. The bet pushes if they win by 26. Your bet loses if they win by 25 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Rice at Houston Prop Bets

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Team Standings

2023-2024 College Basketball Regular Season Standings - Rice, Houston
Team W-L Win% Home Away Conf CGB Conf% Strk
American
Rice11-160.4076-85-55-9+8.50.357W2
Big 12
#1 Houston25-30.89316-05-312-3-0.800W6

Rice & Houston Futures Odds

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Rice Championship Odds

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Houston Championship Odds
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How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Rice vs Houston College Basketball Game

  1. Open a new sports betting account before game time.

    Review our list of sports betting sites. Open a new account before the game starts on Wednesday, December 6th, 2023 at 8:00 pm EST, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

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  3. Tap to the sportsbook's College Basketball page, look for the Rice vs Houston Game.

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  4. Choose your bet and place a wager.

    Choose your bet and then use the funds you deposited to place a wager. The sportsbook will pay your winnings or deduct a losing wager from your account balance after the game.

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