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Rice Owls vs. UTEP Miners

The Rice Owls and the UTEP Miners will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Don Haskins Center.

Oddsmakers opened the Miners as -4.5-point favorites versus the Owls, while the game's total opened at 145.5.

UTEP lost its last outing, a 58-51 result against Mean Green on January 10. They failed to cover in that game as a +5.5-point underdog.

In their last action, Rice was a 95-79 loser on the road against Roadrunners. They failed to cover the +7-point spread as underdogs.

Rice:
Team record: 7-10 SU,5-9-1 ATS
Rice is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rice's last 6 games
Rice is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road

UTEP:
Team record: 5-9 SU,6-6 ATS
Current Streak: lost 3 straight games.
UTEP is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
UTEP is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of UTEP's last 5 games

Next up:
Rice at North Texas Saturday, January 19
UTEP at UAB Thursday, January 17