Houston vs Rice Football Odds

The Cougars will play the Owls on Saturday, September 9th, 2023. The matchup takes place at Rice Stadium. Watch this exciting Week 2 matchup at 7:00 pm EDT. Check local listings for coverage on NFL NET.

Learn more about College Football betting with our handy tutorial and guide. We explain spread, total and money line bets.


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Key Matchup Stats

The 2023 college football season has begun, with Houston and Rice scheduled to matchup at Rice Stadium. First, let's review each team's stats from the 2022 season to get an idea of what we can expect on gameday.

  • SportsBetting3.com Power Rankings - Houston had a 96.67 conference power ranking in the 2022 season. The conference power ranking for Rice in the 2022 season was 93.33.
  • Away Houston - At the end of the 2022 regular season, Houston had a 4-2 record as an away team, ranking them 2nd in the American Conference for away team wins.
  • Home Rice - Rice finished the 2022 regular season with a 4-2 record as a home team. They ranked 3rd in the C-USA Conference for home team wins in 2022.
  • Points Scored - Houston wound up 3rd (469) in the American Conference, with Rice ranked 8th (328) for points scored in the 2022 C-USA Conference.
  • Points Against - Houston finished 3rd (418) in the American Conference for points scored by opponents in 2022. Rice wound up 4th (444) in the 2022 C-USA Conference for points against.
  • Team Records - Houston had a 8-5 regular season overall record, with Rice notching a 5-8 regular season standing last year.

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Get ready for a wild matchup as Houston takes on Rice at Rice Stadium...in the opening weeks of the 2023-24 college football season. With last season's 8-5 standing, Houston is hungry for a victory...while Rice, with a 5-8 record, is looking to turn things around.

In this Week 2 showdown, both teams will bring their A-game to the field. Houston's explosive offense...and Rice's determined defense will clash in a battle for dominance. Who will come out on top? Only time will tell.

If you're looking to up the ante, head over to SportsBetting3.com to bet on this game. But before you do, make sure to review the odds below. The excitement is building, and the tension is palpable. Don't miss this epic face-off between Houston and Rice at Rice Stadium.

Best Cougars at Owls Odds


Best Point Spread Betting Odds
Underdog

Rice
Favorite

Houston
Houston has a -6.5 -122 point spread at BetRivers VA. They are the point spread favorite in this matchup. Rice has a +7 -110 point spread at BetMGM VA. Rice is the point spread underdog. Review how to bet on a point spread with our text and video tutorials.

Best Total Betting Odds
OverUnder
BetMGM has the best over line of 52.5 points. Risk $110 to win $100. BetRivers has the best under line of 53 points. Risk $112 to win $100. Our tutorial explains more about total bets.

Best Moneyline Betting Odds
Underdog

Rice
Favorite

Houston
Houston is the -275 moneyline favorite. Risk $275 to win $100 on Houston at BetRivers. Rice is the +225 underdog at BetMGM. Risk $100 to win $225 on Rice. Learn more about how to bet on money lines.

Matchup Odds FAQs

What is the point spread for the Houston vs Rice College Football game on Saturday, September 9th, 2023?

Houston is a -6.5 -122 point spread favorite at BetRivers, while Rice is a +7 -110 point spread underdog at BetMGM.

What is the over-under total line for the Houston vs Rice College Football game on Saturday, September 9th, 2023?

The best over line is 52.5 -110 points at BetMGM, which means you risk $110 to win $100 betting the over. The best under line is 53 -112 points at BetRivers, and that means you risk $112 to win $100 betting the under.

What is the moneyline for the Houston vs Rice College Football game on Saturday, September 9th, 2023?

Houston is a -275 moneyline favorite at BetRivers and Rice is a +225 moneyline underdog at BetMGM.

College Football Odds Example

College Football Odds and Outcomes Explained

Game
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
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Houston
Rice
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
-6.5 -122+6.5 -105
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Underdog Rice - Rice bettors risk $100 to win $95.24 at -105 odds.

A +6.5 Rice underdog bet wins if they lose by 6 or fewer, tie, or win outright. Your bet loses if they lose by 7 or more.

Favorite Houston - Houston bettors risk $100 to win $81.97 at -122 odds.

A -6.5 Houston favorite bet wins if they win by 7 or more. Your bet loses if they win by 6 or fewer, tie, or lose outright.

Houston at Rice Prop Bets

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College Football Prop Bets
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Houston
Rice
Last Team To Score
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
-152+110Bet
Houston
Rice
First Team To Score
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
-165+120Bet
Houston
Rice
Tie
First to 15 Points
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
-265+165+4500Bet
Houston
Rice
Tie
First to 20 Points
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
-250+195+1500Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Houston
Rice
Tie
First to 25 Points
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
-177+280+350Bet
Houston
Rice
Tie
First to 30 Points
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
-112+400+150Bet
Houston
Rice
Tie
First to 35 Points
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
+180+750-186Bet
Houston
Rice
Tie
First to 40 Points
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
+360+1600-530Bet
BetRivers Sports Betting BetRivers
Houston
To Score First & Win
HOU at RICE
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
Yes +105No -139Bet
Rice
To Score First & Win
HOU at RICE
9/09/23 7:00pm EDT
Yes +420No -715Bet

Recent Meetings Since 2019

Recent Meetings Since 2019
WeekGameResultMargin
2023
Week 2
Houston vs Rice
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
RICE 43, HOU 41 (2OT)
Rice Stadium
Rice by 2
2022
Week 4
Rice vs Houston
Saturday, September 24th, 2022
HOU 34, RICE 27
TDECU Stadium
Houston by 7
2021
Week 2
Houston vs Rice
Saturday, September 11th, 2021
HOU 44, RICE 7
Rice Stadium
Houston by 37

Team Standings

2023-2024 College Football Regular Season Standings - Houston, Rice
Team Conf Conf% W L PF PA Home Away Strk
American
Rice4-40.500673843654-32-3L1
Big 12
Houston2-70.222482843783-41-4L3

Houston & Rice Futures Odds

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Houston Championship Odds
2024-25 Houston NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Houston
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Rice Championship Odds
2024-25 Rice NCAA College Football Championship Odds

Team
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Rice
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Team Schedules & Results


2023-24 Houston Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1UTSA vs
Houston
HOU 17, UTSA 14
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Houston vs
Rice
RICE 43, HOU 41 (2OT)
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3TCU vs
Houston
TCU 36, HOU 13
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Sam Houston State vs
Houston
HOU 38, SHSU 7
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5Houston vs
Texas Tech
TTU 49, HOU 28
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 7West Virginia vs
Houston
HOU 41, WVU 39
Thursday, October 12th, 2023
Week 8Texas vs
Houston
TEX 31, HOU 24
Saturday, October 21st, 2023
Week 9Houston vs
Kansas State
KSU 41, HOU 0
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10Houston vs
Baylor
HOU 25, BAY 24 (OT)
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Cincinnati vs
Houston
CIN 24, HOU 14
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Oklahoma State vs
Houston
OKST 43, HOU 30
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Houston vs
UCF
UCF 27, HOU 13
Saturday, November 25th, 2023


2023-24 Rice Games & Results
WeekMatchupDate & Result
Week 1Rice vs
Texas
TEX 37, RICE 10
Saturday, September 2nd, 2023
Week 2Houston vs
Rice
RICE 43, HOU 41 (2OT)
Saturday, September 9th, 2023
Week 3Texas Southern vs
Rice
RICE 59, TXSO 7
Saturday, September 16th, 2023
Week 4Rice vs
South Florida Stars
USF 42, RICE 29
Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Week 5East Carolina vs
Rice
RICE 24, ECU 17
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
Week 6UConn vs
Rice
CONN 38, RICE 31
Saturday, October 7th, 2023
Week 8Rice vs
Tulsa
RICE 42, TLSA 10
Thursday, October 19th, 2023
Week 9Tulane vs
Rice
TULN 30, RICE 28
Saturday, October 28th, 2023
Week 10SMU vs
Rice
SMU 36, RICE 31
Saturday, November 4th, 2023
Week 11Rice vs
UTSA
UTSA 34, RICE 14
Saturday, November 11th, 2023
Week 12Rice vs
Charlotte
RICE 28, CLT 7
Saturday, November 18th, 2023
Week 13Florida Atlantic vs
Rice
RICE 24, FAU 21
Saturday, November 25th, 2023
BowlsTexas State vs
Rice
Servpro First Responder Bowl
TXST 45, RICE 21
Tuesday, December 26th, 2023

How to Bet on the Game

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How to Bet on the Houston vs Rice College Football 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 Saturday, September 9th, 2023 at 7:00 pm EDT, making sure to enter all your personal details correctly. Don't forget to add your bonus code.

  2. Visit the sportsbook’s cashier, banking, or deposit page.

    Navigate to the sportsbook's deposit page. Use your Visa card or MasterCard, or deposit with a bank transfer, or other methods like Paypal.

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

    Navigate to the sportsbook's College Football page. Next, look for live or upcoming matchups. Select the Houston vs Rice Game.

  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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