Old Dominion vs. Rice fearless prediction and game preview.
Date: Saturday, November 24
Game Time: 1:00 ET
Venue: Rice Stadium, Houston, TX
Old Dominion (4-7) vs. Rice (1-11) Game Preview
What’s Going To Happen
All of a sudden, Old Dominion has figured it out, winning two straight and three of the last four games to close out with a bang. Win, and going 5-7 isn’t all that bad – including the shocking win over Virginia Tech.
Rice isn’t having any fun, losing ten straight after opening the season with a tough win over Prairie View A&M. The offense hasn’t done much – coming up with just 17 points or fewer in six of the last seven games – but it’s getting a shot to step it up against an ODU defensive front that hold anyone in check.
If the Owl offense was ever going to work, the last game of the season at home would be it.
But the Rice defense can’t stop the run, either, with no plays in the backfield and without the big stops needed to keep teams out of the end zone.
ODU might not be perfect, but it’ll keep the hot offense going after running for 339 yards against VMI – Rice won’t have the ability to keep up.
Fearless Prediction & Line
Old Dominion 34, Rice 17
Line: Old Dominion -7.5, o/u: 63
ATS Confidence out of 5: 3
Must See Rating: 1.5
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