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Fordham Rams home to Virginia Commonwealth Rams in NCAA Basketball betting action

Virginia Commonwealth RamsFordham Rams
20-7February 27, 2014, 07:00 | Rose Hill Gym9-16

The Fordham Rams will be trying to slam the Virginia Commonwealth Rams on Thursday when the teams tip off at Rose Hill Gym in college betting action.

The Rams are 9-16 so far on the season, and 8-11-1 ATS vs. the number. The Rams, meanwhile, are 20-7 and 12-13 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Fordham go 11-7 and the Rams go 10-15 on the totals.

View Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Fordham Rams Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Rams were listed as -10-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 294-rated Rams and the No. 6-ranked Rams, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.


Virginia Commonwealth was an 80-75 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Massachusetts. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Rams endured an 80-75 loss at the hands of the Minutemen on Friday, despite a 19-point effort from Treveon Graham at Mullins Center.

In their last action, Fordham was an 87-72 loser on the road against Saint Joseph's. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as underdogs. Fordham got 28 points from Bryan Smith on the way to an 87-72 loss against Saint Joseph's on Saturday at Hagan Arena.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Fordham's No. 107-ranked scoring average of 72.8 PPG, against a Rams defense rated No. 60 and allowing 66.41 PPG. The Rams FG% has averaged 39.8% to date this season, less than the Rams shooters have managed so far (41.85% per game).

A few Rams at Rams trends to consider:
Virginia Commonwealth is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Virginia Commonwealth is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games
Virginia Commonwealth is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Fordham is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Fordham is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Fordham's last 5 games
Fordham is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Virginia Commonwealth home to Saint Louis, Saturday, March 1st
Fordham at La Salle, Saturday, March 1st