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Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Winthrop Eagles Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Winthrop Eagles try to run the Virginia Commonwealth Rams off the court at Winthrop Coliseum in college hoops action.
The Eagles are 1-1 so far on the season, and 0-0 ATS vs. the number. The Rams, meanwhile, are 1-1 and 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Winthrop go 0-0 and the Rams go 0-1 on the totals.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 97-rated Virginia Commonwealth taking on the No. 248-rated Eagles in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 74-72 win for the Eagles on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Winthrop's No. 103-rated squad against Virginia Commonwealth's No. 84-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Winthrop rates No. 105 in the country with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 147 nationally with 6.5 per match.
Defensively, Virginia Commonwealth features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Winthrop, meanwhile, comes in at No. 106 nationally in scoring at home.
Virginia Commonwealth was a 53-51 loser in its last match at home against Wichita State. They failed to cover the 9-point spread as favorites. The Rams got a 22-point effort from Juvonte Reddic, who added 10 rebounds, but Wichita State still managed to defeat Virginia Commonwealth 53-51 Tuesday at Siegel Center.
Winthrop lost its last outing, a 66-55 result against Indiana State on November 13. Derrick Henry scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Eagles to a win (they lost 66-55 to Indiana State at Hulman Center on Tuesday).
Virginia Commonwealth Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Wichita State are 1-2
After a loss are 7-3
A few Rams at Eagles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Commonwealth's last 5 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth home to Memphis, Thursday, November 22
Winthrop home to Lenoir-Rhyne, Tuesday, November 20