Charlotte 49ers visit Rhode Island Rams in college basketball clash
Charlotte 49ers vs Rhode Island Rams Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Rhode Island vs Charlotte battle Saturday at Thomas Ryan Center as the Rams look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The 49ers will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 7-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Rams are 7-5 ATS. Charlotte is 5-4 on the totals; Rhode Island is 2-4-1.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Rams as 3-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 187 (Rams) and the No. 96 (49ers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 72-61 result in favor of the 49ers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting 49ers rank No. 41 in NCAA Division 1 with 39.1 per game. That compares with Rhode Island’s No. 222 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Rhode Island is college basketball's No. 150-ranked team at 6.4 per game, while the 49ers rate No. 340 with 3.5 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Charlotte owns the country's No. 84-rated mark, allowing 65.5 points per game on the highway. Rhode Island, on the other hand, rates No. 321 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Charlotte was a 74-65 winner at home against La Salle. They covered the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Pierria Henry scored 20 points leading the 49ers to a 74-65 victory over La Salle at Dale F. Halton Arena on Wednesday.
Last time out for Rhode Island, they were a 64-61 loser as they battled Richmond on the road. They covered in the match as a 10-point underdog. Rhode Island got 25 points from Xavier Munford on the way to a 64-61 loss against Richmond on Wednesday at Robins Center.
Charlotte 49ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Fordham are 4-4
After playing La Salle are 4-3
After a win are 8-2
Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Saint Louis are 5-5
After playing Richmond are 7-3
After a loss are 5-5
A few 49ers at Rams trends to consider:
Charlotte is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Charlotte is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Rhode Island
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rhode Island's last 6 games when playing Charlotte
Rhode Island is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Rhode Island is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte
Rhode Island is 8-15 SU in its last 23 games at home
Charlotte home to Fordham, Wednesday, January 16
Rhode Island at Saint Louis, Saturday, January 19