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Virginia Commonwealth Rams Home to Massachusetts Minutemen in NCAA Basketball Betting

Massachusetts Minutemen

vs

Virginia Commonwealth Rams
Saturday, February 21, 2015 12:00 PM ET
Siegel Center

Massachusetts Minutemen will go to the free throw line vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams on Saturday, hoping to boost its 16-10 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Virginia Commonwealth Rams betting line as -11.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Massachusetts Minutemen will look to cover the spread vs the Virginia Commonwealth Rams on Saturday, as the Minutemen are 16-10 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Rams are 11-14 ATS. Massachusetts is 7-12-1 against the total, while Virginia Commonwealth is 10-12 versus the total betting line.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 40-rated Virginia Commonwealth Rams and the No. 132-ranked Massachusetts Minutemen, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Massachusetts Minutemen vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Stats Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Massachusetts is ranked No. 74 in NCAA basketball at 36.12 per game. Contrast that with Virginia Commonwealth's No. 109 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Virginia Commonwealth is the No. 20-ranked team in the country at 8.38 per game, while Massachusetts rates No. 240 at 4.46 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Minutemen got 17 points from Jabarie Hinds, but it was Rhode Island that prevailed in a 75-59 final on Wednesday at Thomas M. Ryan Center.

The Rams blew out Saint Louis on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 74-54 win at Siegel Center.

Massachusetts Minutemen vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Betting Odds Trends

Massachusetts is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Massachusetts is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Massachusetts's last 6 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Virginia Commonwealth's last 10 games
Virginia Commonwealth is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Virginia Commonwealth is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Massachusetts home to Saint Joseph's, Wednesday, February 25th
Virginia Commonwealth at Richmond, Wednesday, February 25th

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