Florida Atlantic vs. Rice Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The Florida Atlantic Owls (2-4) and Rice Owls (3-2) will face each other in clash of C-USA foes at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Florida.

Florida Atlantic vs. Rice Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 4 points, with sportsbooks listing Florida Atlantic as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Florida Atlantic has -188 odds to pick up the win, while Rice is listed at +153 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 55.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Florida Atlantic vs. Rice Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 15, 2022
  • Game Time: 6:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Boca Raton, Florida
  • Stadium: FAU Stadium

Betting Preview

Florida Atlantic

Florida Atlantic is totaling 456.3 yards per game on offense this season (33rd in the FBS), and are allowing 414.8 yards per game (101st) on the defensive side of the ball. Offensively, Florida Atlantic ranks 53rd in the FBS with 31.8 points per game. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 89th in points allowed (414.8 points allowed per contest). Florida Atlantic is averaging 254.3 passing yards per game on offense this season (59th in the FBS), and is giving up 241.7 passing yards per game (85th) on defense. Florida Atlantic ranks 26th in run offense (202.0 rushing yards per game) and 98th in run defense (173.2 rushing yards allowed per game) this season. Florida Atlantic is putting up a 46.8% third-down percentage on offense (29th in the FBS), and ranks 55th defensively with a 36.4% third-down conversion rate allowed. With eight forced turnovers (72nd in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (53rd in the FBS), Florida Atlantic (0) owns the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football.


Rice ranks 91st with 369.8 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 45th with 352.6 total yards surrendered per contest on the defensive side of the ball. With 30.8 points per game on offense, Rice ranks 63rd in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 102nd, surrendering 31.0 points per game. From an offensive angle, Rice is compiling 230.6 passing yards per game (81st-ranked). It ranks 42nd in the FBS on defense (204.4 passing yards surrendered per game). Rice ranks 88th in the FBS with 139.2 rushing yards per game on offense, and it ranks 77th with 148.2 rushing yards given up per game on the defensive side of the ball. In terms of third-down efficiency, Rice ranks 26th in the FBS (47.8% third-down conversion percentage) and 99th defensively (42.6% third-down rate allowed). Rice has produced eight forced turnovers (72nd in the FBS) and committed 10 turnovers (87th in the FBS) this season for a -2 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.

Florida Atlantic vs. Rice Betting Analysis

Florida Atlantic Betting Insights

Florida Atlantic is 3-3-0 against the spread this season. Florida Atlantic has an ATS record of 2-1 when playing as at least 4-point favorites. This season, Florida Atlantic games have hit the over twice. The Florida Atlantic Owls have put together a 2-2 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 50% of those games). The Florida Atlantic Owls are 1-0 (winning 66.7% of their games) when they have played as a moneyline favorite of -188 or shorter.

Owls Betting Insights

Rice has covered the spread four times in five games with a set total. In games as an underdog by 4 points or more so far this season, the Rice Owls are 3-1 against the spread. This year, each Rice game has hit the over. The Rice Owls have entered the game as underdogs four times this season and won twice. This season, the Rice Owls have won two of their four games when they’re the underdog by at least +153 on the moneyline.

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Florida Atlantic vs. Rice Against The Spread & Betting Records

Florida Atlantic

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 59.9 61.2 58.7
Implied Total AVG 34.2 35.0 33.3
ATS Record 3-3-0 2-1-0 1-2-0
Over/Under Record 2-4-0 0-3-0 2-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-2 2-0 0-2
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-2 0-1 0-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 54.2 52.3 57.0
Implied Total AVG 35.2 31.3 41.0
ATS Record 4-1-0 3-0-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 5-0-0 3-0-0 2-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-0 1-0 0-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-2 2-0 0-2

Players to Watch

Florida Atlantic

  • The Florida Atlantic Owls’ defensive unit has been aided by the contributions of Eddie Williams, who has suited up for six games and delivered 30 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two sacks.
  • Jayden Williams has hit the gridiron for six games, delivering 16 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and two sacks for the Florida Atlantic Owls.
  • Romain Mungin has helped spur the Florida Atlantic Owls’ defense with 12 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack in six games.
  • With 13 tackles and two interceptions, Dwight Toombs II has helped propel the Florida Atlantic Owls’ defense over six games.


  • As a key defensive contributor, the Rice Owls’ Myron Morrison has amassed 24 tackles, 3.0 TFL, 0.5 sacks, and one interception in five games.
  • On defense, Josh Pearcy has helped lead the charge with 14 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in five games.
  • Gabe Taylor has collected 23 tackles and two interceptions in five games for the Rice Owls.
  • On defense, Ikenna Enechukwu has racked up 15 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and 2.5 sacks in five games.

Florida Atlantic vs. Rice Predictions and Pick

Florida Atlantic vs. Rice betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Rice Owls (+4)

    Pick OU:

    Over (55.5)

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How to Bet on Florida Atlantic vs. Rice

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Our pick to win this contest is Rice, and we project that Rice will cover the spread (Florida Atlantic -4). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 55.5 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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