Rice enters the week with a 23-27-2 overall and record and is coming off a weekend series on UAB in Conference USA play last weekend.
The Owls will meet Houston on Tuesday before traveling to Miami, Fla. to take on FIU in the final conference series this upcoming weekend.
Rice is hitting .280 as a team with 82 doubles, nine triples and 29 home runs to accompany 246 RBI.
Leading the way offensively is Ford Proctor with a .351 average and is second on the team with 72 hits and 37 RBI.
Ryan Chandler is hitting .349 with a team-high 74 hits, while Trei Cruz owns the team RBI lead with 41.
The Owls pitching staff owns a 4.42 ERA and has 440 strikeouts and 188 walks in 456.1 innings.
Opponents are hitting .263 against the Rice hurlers.
Addison Moss leads the way with a 2.67 ERA and is 1-4 through 11 starts, while Matt Canterino paces the pitchers with six wins in 13 starts, while owning a 3.07 ERA.
Kendal Jefferies leads the staff with four saves and is 1-3 with a 3.91 ERA in 21 appearances and five starts.
SERIES HISTORY vs. RICE
Houston and Rice will meet for the final game of the 2018 Silver Glove Series.
The series is currently tied, 1-1.
The two teams have met 186 times in program history, dating back to 1948.
Rice owns the all-time series, 106-80.
The Owls won the 2017 Silver Glove Series, 2-1, over the Cougars.
Last Time Out: April 10, 2018 | Houston 1, Rice 0 (Schroeder Park)