Stanford Cardinal vs. Rice Owls Betting Preview, Trends and Odds

By Andrew Scott
Aug. 23, 2017

Stanford Cardinal and the Rice Owls play their season openers at Allianz Stadium Sydney has a Week 1 contest on tap for Saturday. It’s a big non-conference matchup as part of Week 1 of the 2017 college football season in the land Down Under.

MyBookie Sportsbook opened the Cardinal as -33.5-point favorites versus the Owls, while the game's total opened at 51. Click Here to Bet on this Game and Receive 100% Bonus!

Rice was a 41-17 loser in its last match on the road against Cardinal. They covered the +34-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 58 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

In their last action, Stanford was a 25-23 winner on the road against Tar Heels. They failed to cover the -2.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (48) was profitable news for UNDER bettors.

Stanford won 10 games last season and claimed wins in their last six contests, including their bowl win over the Tar Heels. The Cardinal has some work to do this season if they want to contend in the Pac-12 North however.

Stanford:

Team record: 10-3 SU,7-6 ATS

Current Streak: won 6 straight games.

Stanford is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games

Rice:

Team record: 3-9 SU,6-6 ATS

Rice is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games

The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rice's last 6 games

ATS TRENDS

Stanford

Cardinal are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 neutral site games.

Cardinal are 45-22-1 ATS in their last 68 games on grass.

Rice

Owls are 15-5-2 ATS in their last 22 non-conference games.

Owls are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 Saturday games.

Owls are 5-2-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.

Owls are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games on grass.

OU TRENDS

Stanford

Under is 4-1 in Cardinal last 5 games on grass.

Over is 4-1 in Cardinal last 5 neutral site games.

Under is 25-12 in Cardinal last 37 Saturday games.

Rice

Over is 5-0 in Owls last 5 games in August.

Under is 6-1 in Owls last 7 neutral site games.

Over is 5-1 in Owls last 6 games overall.

Over is 5-1 in Owls last 6 Saturday games.

Over is 6-2 in Owls last 8 non-conference games.

Over is 5-2 in Owls last 7 games on grass.

Next up:

Stanford at USC Saturday, September 9

Rice at UTEP Saturday, September 9

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