Who's Playing

Texas State-San Marcos @ Rice

Current Records: Texas State-San Marcos 4-2; Rice 4-3

What to Know

The Rice Owls will look to defend their home court on Tuesday against the Texas State-San Marcos Bobcats at 8 p.m. ET. Texas State-San Marcos should still be riding high after a win, while the Owls will be looking to regain their footing.

It looks like Rice got the smaller half of the wishbone at Thanksgiving dinner. They fell to the Fordham Rams 84-74.

As for Texas State-San Marcos, they have more to be thankful for after their game against Le Tourneau last week. Texas State-San Marcos put a hurting on Le Tourneau at home to the tune of 92-47.

Barring any buzzer beaters, the Owls are expected to win a tight contest. Those sticking with them against the spread have guts, to put it politely, as the squad has let down bettors in their past four games.

Rice is now 4-3 while the Bobcats sit at 4-2. Texas State-San Marcos is 2-1 after wins this year, and Rice is 1-1 after losses.

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday at 8 p.m. ET
  • Where: Tudor Fieldhouse -- Houston, Texas
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $27.00

Odds

The Owls are a 3-point favorite against the Bobcats, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Owls as a 2.5-point favorite.

Over/Under: -111

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Series History

Texas State-San Marcos have won both of the games they've played against Rice in the last seven years.

  • Nov 28, 2018 - Texas State-San Marcos 74 vs. Rice 60
  • Dec 22, 2017 - Texas State-San Marcos 74 vs. Rice 66