The Rice Owls (2-2) and East Carolina Pirates (1-3) will battle in a clash of AAC rivals at Rice Stadium in Houston, Texas. We have the odds and best bets for you below.

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When and Where is Rice vs. East Carolina?

  • Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • City: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Rice Stadium

Best Moneyline Bet

  • Prediction: Rice 31, East Carolina 27
  • Rice has been listed as the moneyline favorite just one other time so far this season, a game they lost.
  • The Owls have never played a game this season with moneyline odds of -160 or shorter.
  • This season, East Carolina has been listed as the underdog in three games and failed to win any of those contests.
  • The Pirates have not won as an underdog of +135 or more on the moneyline this season in two such games.
  • The implied moneyline probability in this matchup gives the Owls a 61.5% chance to win.

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Against the Spread Pick

  • Pick ATS: Rice (-3)
  • Rice has two wins versus the spread in three games this season.
  • The Owls have yet to cover the spread this season when favored by 3 points or more.
  • East Carolina has two wins versus the spread in four games this season.
  • The Pirates have been underdogs by 3 points or more three times this year and covered the spread once.

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Best Over/Under Pick

  • Pick OU: Over (45.5)
  • This season, three of Rice's four games have gone over Saturday's total of 45.5 points.
  • There has been just one game featuring East Carolina this season with more combined scoring than Saturday's point total of 45.5.
  • The over/under for the contest of 45.5 is 11.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for Rice (35.3 points per game) and East Carolina (22 points per game).

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Splits Tables


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 55.8 51.5 58
Implied Total AVG 35.3 29 38.5
ATS Record 2-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-1-0 1-0-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 0-1 0-0 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 1-1 1-0 0-1

East Carolina

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 49.3 47.5 51
Implied Total AVG 32.3 28 36.5
ATS Record 2-2-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-2-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-3 0-1 0-2

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