Stanford vs. Rice
Stanford defeated Rice last year by a score of 41-17 in Palo Alto.
Stanford won 10 games in 2016 to FBS opponents (Kansas State, USC, UCLA, Notre Dame, Arizona, Oregon State, Oregon, CAL, Rice and North Carolina) with a combined overall record of 54-69 or .439%. The Cardinal won those games by a total score of 315-169 or 14.6 points per game.
Stanford lost 3 games in 2016 to FBS opponents (Washington, Washington State and Colorado) with a combined overall record of 30-11 or .731%. The Cardinal were outscored in those games by a total score of 96-27 or 23.0 points per game.
In 2016, Stanford lost to both Washington and Washington State. That marked the first time the Cardinal had lost to both schools in the state of Washington since the 2007 season when Jim Harbaugh was coach.
Since 2008, Stanford is 8-1 week one of the college football season and has won those games by a total score of 309-104 or 25.6 points per game. The Cardinal lost to Northwestern in 2015 by a score of 16-6.
Since 2011, Stanford is 19-5 against out of conference opponents (includes FCS schools and bowl games). The Cardinal won those games by a total score of 662-272 or 20.5 points per game.
Rice won 3 games in 2016 against 2 FBS opponents (Charlotte and UTEP) who had a combined overall record of 8-16. The Owls won those games by a total score of 66-45 or 10.5 points per game. Rice also defeated FCS opponents Praire View by a score of 65-44.
Rice lost 9 games in 2016 against FBS opponents with a combined overall record of 66-52 or .559%. The Owls won those games by a total score of 359-172 or 20.7 points per game.
Since 2010, Rice is 3-14 overall against teams from the Power 5 conferences and have lost those games by a total score of 586-233 or 25.2 points per game.
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