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Rice vs. Southern Miss College Football Odds, Plays and Insights

C-USA foes square off when the Rice Owls (1-3, 0-0 C-USA) host the Southern Miss Golden Eagles (1-3, 0-0 C-USA) on Saturday, October 2, 2021 at Rice Stadium. Rice is favored by 1.5 points. The game has a point total set at 44.5.

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Odds for Rice vs. Southern Miss

Odds courtesy of SI Sportsbook.

Over/Under Insights

  • Rice and its opponents have combined to score more than 44.5 points in all four games this season.
  • Southern Miss and its opponents have combined to score more than 44.5 points in one game this season.
  • Saturday's total is 9.7 points higher than the combined 34.8 PPG average of the two teams.
  • The 72.3 points per game these two squads have allowed to opponents this season are 27.8 more than the 44.5 total in this contest.
  • Owls games this season feature an average total of 51.8 points, a number 7.3 points higher than Saturday's over/under.
  • The 44.5-point over/under for this game is 8.4 points below the 52.9 points per game average total in Golden Eagles games this season.
  • So far this season Rice is winless against the spread.
  • The Owls have yet to cover the spread this season when favored by 1.5 points or more.
  • Rice's games this year have gone over the total in four out of four opportunities.
  • The Owls average 10.8 fewer points per game (18.0) than the Golden Eagles surrender (28.8).
  • The Owls collect only 18.2 more yards per game (356.0), than the Golden Eagles give up per matchup (337.8).
  • This year, the Owls have turned the ball over 10 times, five more than the Golden Eagles' takeaways (5).
  • Find the latest spread and moneyline odds for Rice at SISportsbook.
  • So far this season Southern Miss has one win against the spread.
  • This year, the Golden Eagles are winless ATS when entering a game as an underdog of 1.5 points or more.
  • Southern Miss' games this year have eclipsed the over/under one time in four opportunities (25%).
  • This year the Golden Eagles rack up 26.7 fewer points per game (16.8) than the Owls allow (43.5).
  • The Golden Eagles average 266.5 yards per game, 195.3 fewer yards than the 461.8 the Owls allow.
  • The Golden Eagles have turned the ball over five more times (8 total) than the Owls have forced a turnover (3) this season.
  • Head to SISportsbook to find the latest moneyline, spread and over/under odds for this matchup.

Season Stats

RiceStatsSouthern Miss

18.0

Avg. Points Scored

16.8

43.5

Avg. Points Allowed

28.8

356.0

Avg. Total Yards

266.5

461.8

Avg. Total Yards Allowed

337.8

10

Giveaways

8

3

Takeaways

5