UAB Blazers vs. Rice Owls Pick Prediction College Football Odds

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The Rice Owls will travel to face the UAB Blazers in an NCAA college football game set for Thursday night.

Kick off time from UAB is set for 7:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by Fox Sports 1.

The betting odds from this week thirteen game has the road team Rice Owls favored by -18 ½ points with an over under line of 62 points.

Rice moved to 7-3 on the season after a 52-14 home victory last week to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs as a -14 ½ point betting favorite. The game total landed at over 51 points. The Owls went up 24-0 at the half.

They produced 582 offensive yards with 415 running for 6 yards per attempt. Taylor McHargue hit on 13 of 23 passes for 167 yards and a touchdown. Charlie Ross had 27 rushes for 215 yards and five touchdowns. The Owls defense gave up 327 yards to the Louisiana Tech offense with 146 running for 5 yards per rush attempt. Rice had one turnover and took four away from the Bulldogs.

UAB has lost four straight to move to 2-8 on the 2013 campaign following a 63-14 road defeat to the East Carolina Pirates as a +28 point underdog. The game ended at over 67 ½ points. The Blazers fell behind 35-7 at the half in defeat.

The UAB offense put up 354 yards with 144 running for four yards per attempt. Jonathan Perry connected on 16 of 34 passes for 210 yards and two picks. UAB committed three turnovers and took two from the Pirates. On defense the Blazers allowed the East Carolina offense 625 yards with 278 rushing for over 6 yards per attempt.