Rice vs. Florida International: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Rice vs. Florida International: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch

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The Rice Owls (17-13, 8-11 C-USA) bring a three-game slide into a home matchup with the Florida International Panthers (13-17, 7-12 C-USA), who have lost five straight.

In its previous game, Rice lost to Florida Atlantic on Thursday, 103-74. Its high scorer was Quincy Olivari with 16 points. Florida International lost its most recent game to Louisiana Tech, 77-76 in OT, on Thursday. Petar Krivokapic was its high scorer with 25 points.

When is Rice vs. Florida International and when does it start?

This matchup between the Owls and Panthers will begin on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Be ready to see the opening tip at 3:00 PM ET.

Where to Watch Rice vs. Florida International

The Owls and Panthers will take to the court at Tudor Fieldhouse for this matchup on March 4, and if you’d like to see the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on ESPN+.

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Rice Owls vs. Florida International Panthers Game Preview

Rice Stats, Odds & Insights

Rice averages 77.2 points per game (52nd in college basketball) while allowing 75.8 per contest (326th in college basketball). It has a +42 scoring differential overall and outscores opponents by 1.4 points per game.

The Owls put up just 2.5 more points than the Panthers allow (74.7).

Rice knocks down 9.0 three-pointers per game (37th in college basketball), 1.3 more than its opponents (7.7). It is shooting 35.7% from deep (92nd in college basketball) while allowing opponents to shoot 36.9%.

The Owls average 80.9 points per game in home games, compared to 72.2 points per game in road games, a difference of 8.7 points per contest.

Rice’s offense has been much less effective over its last 10 games, scoring 70.1 points a contest compared to the 77.2 it has averaged this year.

Florida International Stats, Odds & Insights

Florida International puts up 72.4 points per game (167th in college basketball) while giving up 74.7 per contest (307th in college basketball). It has a -67 scoring differential and has been outscored by 2.3 points per game.

The Panthers score just 3.4 fewer points per game (72.4) than the Owls give up (75.8).

Florida International makes 6.8 three-pointers per game (252nd in college basketball), 1.5 fewer than its opponents.

At home the Panthers are scoring 78.1 points per game, 14.1 more than they are averaging on the road (64.0).

Florida International has fared better offensively in its previous 10 games, averaging 74.0 points per contest, 1.6 more than its season average of 72.4.

Owls Key Players to Watch

Owls Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Quincy Olivari 30 19.2 6.0 2.2 1.0 0.1 2.8
Travis Evee 30 15.2 1.9 2.7 1.2 0.1 2.3
Max Fiedler 30 10.6 7.7 5.0 0.8 1.1 0.0
Mekhi Mason 30 10.0 3.4 1.8 0.7 0.2 1.2
Cameron Sheffield 30 7.8 6.1 1.3 0.8 0.3 1.3

Panthers Key Players to Watch

Panthers Leaders
Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Denver Jones 26 19.6 3.7 2.1 1.9 0.0 2.0
Arturo Dean 30 11.7 4.1 3.5 2.4 0.3 0.4
Nick Guadarrama 24 7.3 4.2 1.9 1.0 0.4 1.3
Dashon Gittens 28 7.2 2.4 1.4 1.0 0.3 0.6
Petar Krivokapic 30 7.1 3.1 0.5 0.5 0.1 1.6

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Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.