/Old Dominion vs. Rice odds, line: 2021 college basketball picks, Jan. 15 predictions from proven model
Old Dominion vs. Rice odds, line: 2021 college basketball picks, Jan. 15 predictions from proven model

Old Dominion vs. Rice odds, line: 2021 college basketball picks, Jan. 15 predictions from proven model

The Old Dominion Monarchs and the Rice Owls will face off in a Conference USA clash at 3 p.m. ET on Friday at Tudor Fieldhouse. Rice is 9-3 overall and 5-1 at home, while the Monarchs are 7-3 overall and 2-3 on the road. Old Dominion has dominated this series over the years, winning nine of its last 10 matchups against the Owls.

William Hill Sportsbook lists the Monarchs as three-point favorites in the latest Rice vs. Old Dominion odds. The over-under for total points is set at 146. Before making any Old Dominion vs. Rice picks, check out the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.

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Now, the model has set its sights on Rice vs. Old Dominion. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Rice vs. Old Dominion:

  • Rice vs. Old Dominion spread: Rice +3
  • Rice vs. Old Dominion over-under: 146 points
  • Rice vs. Old Dominion money line: Old Dominion -160, Rice +140

Latest Odds:

Rice Owls
+3

What you need to know about Rice

Rice is coming off an impressive 71-68 win on the road over the Texas-El Paso Miners on Saturday. The Owls were led by forward Max Fiedler, who recorded a double-double with 19 points and 13 rebounds. Guard Travis Evee also had a strong showing in Saturday’s win, finishing with 21 points, six assists and three rebounds.

Fiedler leads the team in rebounding (9.4) and assists (4.1), while Quincy Olivari paces the Owls with 16.2 points per game on average. Rice is scoring 81.9 points per game this season, which ranks 30th in the nation.

What you need to know about Old Dominion

Meanwhile, Old Dominion picked up a 64-55 victory over the Florida Atlantic Owls on Saturday. Anthony Oliver II finished with 17 points and four rebounds, while Joe Reece added 14 points and nine rebounds in Saturday’s victory. For the season, Oliver is averaging 11.1 points and 3.2 rebounds per game, while Reece adds 9.4 points and 5.5 rebounds per contest.

Old Dominion has won each of its last three games thanks in large part to its defense. In fact, the Monarchs are giving up just 62.7 points per game during that stretch. In addition, Old Dominion is 5-0 in its last five matchups against Rice.

How to make Old Dominion vs. Rice picks

The model has simulated Rice vs. Old Dominion 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 70 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins Rice vs. Old Dominion? And which side of the spread hits over 70 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks, and find out.