Tuesday's contest that pits the Indiana State Sycamores (2-1) against the Rice Owls (1-2) at Dollar Loan Center has a projected final score of 84-77 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of Indiana State, who is the favorite in this matchup by our model. Tipoff is at 6:30 PM ET on November 21.

According to our computer prediction, Indiana State should cover the point spread, which is currently listed at 6.5. The two sides are projected to exceed the 159.5 over/under.

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Rice vs. Indiana State Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Tuesday, November 21, 2023
  • Time: 6:30 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+
  • Where: Henderson, Nevada
  • Venue: Dollar Loan Center
  • Line: Indiana State -6.5
  • Point Total: 159.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Indiana State -300, Rice +240

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Rice vs. Indiana State Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Indiana State 84, Rice 77

Spread & Total Prediction for Rice vs. Indiana State

  • Pick ATS: Indiana State (-6.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (159.5)

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Rice Performance Insights

  • Rice's defensive performance was 25th-worst in college basketball last year with 76.6 points allowed per contest, but offensively it was more effective, putting up 76.9 points per game (56th-ranked in college basketball).
  • The Owls averaged 32.4 boards per game (134th-ranked in college basketball) last year, while allowing 31.6 rebounds per contest (206th-ranked).
  • Rice averaged 15.2 dimes per game, which ranked them 40th in the nation.
  • With 12.4 turnovers per game, the Owls were 235th in college basketball. They forced 11.5 turnovers per contest, which ranked 212th in college basketball.
  • The Owls were 42nd in the country with 8.8 three-pointers per game last season. Meanwhile, they ranked 116th with a 35.2% shooting percentage from three-point land.
  • Rice was 312th in the nation with 8.4 treys allowed per game. Meanwhile, it ranked 322nd with a 36.3% shooting percentage allowed from beyond the arc.
  • Rice took 57.3% two-pointers and 42.7% from beyond the arc last season. Of the team's buckets, 67.8% were two-pointers and 32.2% were three-pointers.

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