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La Salle Explorers home to Rams in NCAAB betting action

Rhode Island RamsLa Salle Explorers
Jan 21, 4:00 PM | Tom Gola Arena

Rhode Island Rams vs La Salle Explorers Odds


The La Salle Explorers will hit the floor running against the visiting Rhode Island Rams Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

The Rams will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 7-11 ATS against the number this season, while the Explorers are 9-4 ATS. Rhode Island is 8-10 on the totals; La Salle is 6-7.

View Rhode Island vs La Salle Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Rams are listed as 15-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 261-rated Rhode Island taking on the No. 65-rated Explorers in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 81-63 win for the Explorers on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits La Salle's No. 61-ranked offense, averaging 74.5 PPG, against a Rams defense that ranks No. 316 at 75.2 PPG. The Explorers field goal percentage has averaged 46.4% so far, more than the Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.9% per game.

Defensively, Rhode Island features the nation's No. 311-rated defense on the road, allowing 78.7 points per game. La Salle, meanwhile, comes in at No. 113 nationally in scoring at home.

Rhode Island was a 66-64 loser in its last match on the road against Fordham. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Rhode Island got 22 points from Billy Baron but lost anyway, 66-64, to Fordham on Wednesday at Rose Hill Gym.

La Salle was a 76-70 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Temple. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. Tyreek Duren scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Explorers to a win (they lost 76-70 to Temple at Liacouras Center on Wednesday).

Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing St. Bonaventure are 6-4
After playing Fordham are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8

La Salle Explorers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing George Washington are 4-6
After playing Temple are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

A few Rams at Explorers trends to consider:
Rhode Island is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against La Salle
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 6 games on the road
Rhode Island is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
La Salle is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
La Salle is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of La Salle's last 7 games when playing Rhode Island
La Salle is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Rhode Island

Next up:
Rhode Island home to St. Bonaventure, Wednesday, January 25
La Salle home to George Washington, Wednesday, January 25