Rhode Island Rams vs Auburn Tigers Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Sunday when the Auburn Tigers try to run the Rhode Island Rams off the court at Auburn Arena in college hoops action.
The Tigers bring a 2-3 record (2-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 0-5 Rams, who are 2-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Auburn go 0-0 so far and the Rams go 0-0.
Bettors looking to go with the Tigers in this one found them listed as 8-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Rams was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tigers, most recently No. 168 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rams, who rate No. 231 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 56-49 victory for the Tigers.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Auburn's No. 316-ranked offense, averaging 57.4 PPG, against a Rams defense that ranks No. 148 at 64.6 PPG. The Tigers field goal percentage has averaged 38.6% so far, more than the Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 36.3% per game.
Defensively, Rhode Island features the nation's No. 116-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.5 points per game. Auburn, meanwhile, comes in at No. 298 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Rhode Island was a 58-54 loser at home against Loyola. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Rhode Island got 16 points from Nikola Malesevic but lost anyway, 58-54, to Loyola on Friday at Thomas Ryan Center.
In their last action, Auburn was a 50-49 loser on the road against Boston College. They covered the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. The Tigers endured a 50-49 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Wednesday, despite a 23-point effort from Frankie Sullivan at Conte Forum.
Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
After a loss are 2-8
Auburn Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
After a loss are 4-6
A few Rams at Tigers trends to consider:
Rhode Island is 2-3-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Rhode Island is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Auburn is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
Auburn is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Auburn is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Auburn is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games
Rhode Island home to George Mason, Wednesday, November 28
Auburn home to DePaul, Friday, November 30