College baskeball point spread favors Minutemen in battle with Rams
Massachusetts Minutemen vs Fordham Rams Odds
Rose Hill Gym will host Fordham Rams vs. Massachusetts Minutemen action on Sunday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Rams bring a 5-11 record (8-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 10-4 Minutemen, who are 4-10 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Fordham go 5-4 so far and the Minutemen go 6-8.
Bettors looking to side with Fordham in this one found them as 3.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 128-rated Massachusetts taking on the No. 295-rated Rams in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 71-62 win for the Minutemen on Sunday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Fordham's No. 219-ranked offense, averaging 65.9 PPG, against a Minutemen defense that ranks No. 290 at 72.1 PPG. The Rams field goal percentage has averaged 41.8% so far, more than the Minutemen marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.9% per game.
Defensively, Massachusetts features the nation's No. 209-rated defense on the road, allowing 72 points per game. Fordham, meanwhile, comes in at No. 204 nationally in scoring at home.
Massachusetts was a 70-62 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Saint Louis. They covered the 10-point spread as underdogs. Cady Lalanne scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Minutemen to a win (they lost 70-62 to Saint Louis at Chaifetz Arena on Thursday).
Fordham was an 82-75 winner in their most recent outing at home against Duquesne. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Fordham got 18 points from Chris Gaston en route to an 82-75 victory over Duquesne on Wednesday at Rose Hill Gym.
Massachusetts Minutemen Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
Before playing Duquesne are 4-6
After playing Saint Louis are 6-3
After a loss are 7-3
Fordham Rams Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 0-10
Before playing Charlotte are 2-6
After playing Duquesne are 4-6
After a win are 2-8
A few Minutemen at Rams trends to consider:
Massachusetts is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Massachusetts is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Fordham
Massachusetts is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Fordham
Massachusetts is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Fordham's last 5 games when playing Massachusetts
Fordham is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Fordham is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Massachusetts
Fordham is 7-18 SU in its last 25 games when playing Massachusetts
Massachusetts home to Duquesne, Thursday, January 17
Fordham at Charlotte, Wednesday, January 16