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Fordham Rams vs Rams College Hoops Game Preview

Fordham RamsVirginia Commonwealth Rams
Feb 2, 7:00 PM | Siegel Center

Fordham Rams vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Odds

6-15TEAM RECORD17-5

Virginia Commonwealth will look to improve on its 17-5 record on Saturday when they host Fordham in NCAA basketball odds action at Siegel Center.

The Rams will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 12-7 ATS against the number this season, while the Rams are 6-9 ATS. Fordham is 7-7 on the totals; Virginia Commonwealth is 7-8.

View Fordham vs Virginia Commonwealth Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Virginia Commonwealth opened as 23-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Rams, most recently No. 36 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rams, who rate No. 244 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 85-61 victory for the Rams.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Virginia Commonwealth's No. 109-rated squad against Fordham's No. 42-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Virginia Commonwealth rates No. 32 in the country with 7.9 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 240 nationally with 5.5 per match.

Defensively, Fordham features the nation's No. 333-rated defense on the road, allowing 79.3 points per game. Virginia Commonwealth, meanwhile, comes in at No. 75 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Fordham, they were a 66-62 loser as they battled Saint Joseph's at home. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point underdog. Fordham suffered a 66-62 loss against Saint Joseph's on Wednesday, getting 24 points from Branden Frazier in a losing effort at Rose Hill Gym.

In their last action, Virginia Commonwealth was a 70-64 winner on the road against Rhode Island. They failed to cover the 13.5-point spread as favorites. Treveon Graham scored 19 points leading the Rams to a 70-64 victory over Rhode Island at Thomas Ryan Center on Wednesday.

Fordham Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
Before playing Saint Louis are 4-3
After playing Saint Joseph's are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5

Virginia Commonwealth Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Charlotte are 1-0
After playing Rhode Island are 0-3
After a win are 9-1

A few Rams at Rams trends to consider:
Fordham is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Virginia Commonwealth is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Commonwealth's last 5 games
Virginia Commonwealth is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games

Next up:
Fordham home to Saint Louis, Wednesday, February 6
Virginia Commonwealth at Charlotte, Saturday, February 9