Rice vs Charlotte Prediction - College Basketball Picks 3/6/24

Charlotte (17-11) vs Rice (11-18)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Dale F. Halton Arena)

Betting Odds: Charlotte -8.5 -- Over/Under: 134.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Rice Owls and Charlotte 49ers face off on Wednesday in a college basketball showdown at Halton Arena. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Rice vs Charlotte prediction.

Rice Continues to Struggle

Rice is having some major issues coming into this game and they have lost two games in a row. Rice lost to Temple 65-43 in the last game and in the last game against Wichita State they lost 87-66. The top player against the Shockers was Travis Evee and he finished with 18 points, four assists, and two rebounds. Rice is averaging 72.6 point while the defense is giving up 75.6 points per game. The defense is ranked 287th and they are going to need the defense to be better here. Travis Evee is having a strong season averaging 16.2 points while shooting 41.7 percent from the field. Rice will meet North Texas after this one.

Charlotte's Offense Looks to Bounce Back

Charlotte in the last game faced off against South Florida and the offense scored 61 points, but the defense gave up 76 points and that led to the defeat. Lu’Cye Patterson had a strong game putting up 17 points, three rebounds, and two assists. Charlotte is averaging 68.8 points while their defnese is giving up 65.7 points per game. The offense is ranked 305th in the league while the defnese is ranked 29th. Patterson is the top player averaging 14.5 points while shooting 43.2 percent from the field. Charlotte will face East Carolina after this game.

Rice vs Charlotte Betting Prediction

At home this season, Charlotte has been a better team and they are 11-2 straight up. Charlotte is going to attack a weak defense in Rice that is giving up 75.6 points per game. Charlotte is going to have no issue running up the score and that is going to be the difference here. Rice won’t be keeping up and Charlotte is going to win this game in blowout fashion. Back Charlotte against the spread.  

Shane’s Pick Charlotte -8.5

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