A Fierce NCAAF 2021 Battle Between Owls and Longhorns 09/18/2021 Betting Odds
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Owls and Longhorns 09/18/2021 – The Rice Owls, after two weeks, have not tasted a victory in this season’s NCAA football. They hope to cut the dry spell as they go on the road to battle the Texas Longhorns this Saturday, September 18. Both teams will meet at the DKR-Texas Memorial Stadium located in Austin, Texas. The television broadcast will be handled by LHN and the live coverage begins at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The same feed will be sent to SofaScore for their online live streaming audience. The forecast in NCAA football odds is that the Texas Longhorns will keep the Rice Owls winless after this game.
Owls and Longhorns 09/18/2021
Owls and Longhorns 09/18/2021
The Rice Owls went into this season looking like a lost puppy. They lost their opening match against the Arkansas Razorbacks by 21 points and their next game was far worse, being blown away by the Houston Cougars by 37. Quarterback Luke McCaffrey struggled throughout the game having only 86 yards, 47% completion and three interceptions. The only touchdown for the team came from McCaffrey throwing the pigskin to Jordan Myers in the second quarter. Khalan Griffin led the team with 19 rushing attempts but was only able to give the Owls 86 yards in the process.
Players to Watch: L. McCaffrey QB (CMP 14, ATT 29, YDS 161, CMP% 48.3, AVG 5.6, LNG 35, TD 1, INT 3, SACK 4, SYL -30, RTG 85.6), W. Green QB (CMP 12, ATT 25, YDS 152, CMP% 48, AVG 6.1, LNG 41, TD 1, INT 3, SACK 2, SYL -11, RTG 88.3), K. Griffin RB (ATT 32, YDS 121, AVG 3.8, LNG 21, TD 0), A. Broussard RB (ATT 14, YDS 56, AVG 4, LNG 16, TD 0), A. Pitre III WR (REC 4, YDS 97, AVG 24.3, LNG 41, TD 1).
The Texas Longhorns are out of the Top 25 rankings after going 1-1 in the first two weeks of the NFL season. Their first game against the UL Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns went well, defeating them by 20 points, 38-18. It was on their second game when everything went south as they lost to the Arkansas Razorbacks by 19. QB Hudson Card struggled in the game doing only 61 yards while backup Casey Thompson had 57. This team used their rushing attacks to score as Thompson did double-duty with seven attempts and it resulted in 44 yards and two TDs. Bijan Robinson led the team with 19 rushing attempts along with 69 yards and a touchdown.
Players to Watch: H. Card QB (CMP 22, ATT 36, YDS 285, CMP% 61.1, AVG 7.9, LNG 41, TD 2, INT 0, SACK 6, SYL -31, RTG 145.9), C. Thompson QB (CMP 9, ATT 13, YDS 98, CMP% 69.2, AVG 7.5, LNG 16, TD 1, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 157.9), B. Robinson RB (ATT 39, YDS 172, AVG 4.4, LNG 20, TD 2), K. Robinson RB (ATT 14, YDS 50, AVG 3.6, LNG 25, TD 0), J. Whittington WR (REC 12, YDS 145, AVG 12.1, LNG 41, TD 1).
Owls and Longhorns Betting Numbers
Rice are 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games.
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas’ last 12 games.
Owls and Longhorns Betting Picks
The Texas Longhorns are out to bounce back hard from their previous loss and expect no mercy when they face the Rice Owls. This team will try to win with a wide lead and expect the Longhorns to go over the spread in the online sportsbook.