Rhode Island Rams vs Duquesne Dukes Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Duquesne and Rhode Island on Saturday, with the host Dukes trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Rams have watched them go 7-16 and 11-9-1 ATS on the year, while the Dukes are at 8-16 and 6-14 ATS. In totals betting, the Dukes are 7-10, while the Rams have a 7-8-1 mark.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Duquesne Dukes as 1-point underdogs in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Dukes - Rams odds would favor the Rams if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Duquesne is rated No. 247 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Rhode Island is at No. 215. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 64-62 win for the Rams.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Duquesne's No. 149-ranked offense, averaging 68.3 PPG, against a Rams defense that ranks No. 178 at 66.3 PPG. The Dukes field goal percentage has averaged 40.9% so far, more than the Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Rhode Island owns the country's No. 233-rated mark, allowing 72.1 points per game on the highway. Duquesne, on the other hand, rates No. 191 in scoring at home.
Rhode Island won its last outing, a 75-72 result against Dayton on February 13. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point underdog. Rhode Island got 18 points from Xavier Munford en route to a 75-72 victory over Dayton on Wednesday at Thomas Ryan Center.
Last time out for Duquesne, they were an 84-83 winner as they battled Temple on the road. They covered in the match as a 16.5-point underdog. The Dukes grabbed an 84-83 win over the Owls on Thursday, behind a 22-point effort from Quevyn Winters at Liacouras Center.
Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Xavier are 4-6
After playing Dayton are 6-4
After a win are 3-7
Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Temple are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Rams at Dukes trends to consider:
Rhode Island is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Duquesne
Rhode Island is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Duquesne's last 6 games when playing Rhode Island
Duquesne is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Rhode Island
Duquesne is 2-10 ATS in its last 12 games
Duquesne is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games
Rhode Island home to Xavier, Wednesday, February 20
Duquesne at Butler, Tuesday, February 19