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Vermont CatamountsRhode Island Rams
Dec 1, 2:00 PM | Thomas Ryan Center

Vermont Catamounts vs Rhode Island Rams Odds

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Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Rhode Island Rams try to run the Vermont Catamounts off the court at Thomas Ryan Center in college hoops action.

This season, the Rams are 1-6 overall and 4-2 ATS ATS, while the Catamounts are 4-1 and 1-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Rhode Island boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Vermont is 1-0.

View Vermont vs Rhode Island Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Rams, most recently No. 144 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Catamounts, who rate No. 111 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 64-55 victory for the Catamounts.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Catamounts is ranked No. 210 in NCAA hoops at 34.2 per game. Contrast that with Rhode Island’s No. 160 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Rhode Island is the No. 152-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while Vermont rates No. 317 at 4 per game.

Defensively, Vermont features the nation's No. 85-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.2 points per game. Rhode Island, meanwhile, comes in at No. 334 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Vermont, they were an 85-78 winner as they battled Harvard on the road. They covered in the match as a 6-point underdog. Sandro Carissimo scored 25 points for Vermont on Tuesday, leading the Catamounts to an 85-78 win over Harvard at Lavietes Pavilion.

Rhode Island was a 55-52 loser in their most recent outing at home against George Mason. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Rhode Island suffered a 55-52 loss against George Mason on Wednesday, getting 24 points from Xavier Munford in a losing effort at Thomas Ryan Center.

Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Providence are 6-4
After playing George Mason are 0-1
After a loss are 2-8

A few Catamounts at Rams trends to consider:
Rhode Island is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Rhode Island is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Vermont home to Towson, Wednesday, December 5
Rhode Island at Providence, Thursday, December 6

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