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March 3, 4:00 PM | Mullins Center

Rhode Island Rams vs Massachusetts Minutemen Odds

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Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Rhode Island when they take on the Minutemen on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

The Rams will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 11-16-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Minutemen are 14-11-1 ATS. Rhode Island is 15-14 on the totals; Massachusetts is 14-11-1.

View Rhode Island vs Massachusetts Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Massachusetts in this one will find them as 11-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 60-ranked Minutemen and the No. 262-rated Rams in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 77-65 win for the Minutemen on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Massachusetts's No. 32-ranked scoring average of 75.7 PPG, against a Rams defense rated No. 319 and allowing 75 PPG. The Minutemen FG% has averaged 43.1% to date this season, more than the Rams shooters have managed so far (40% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Rhode Island owns the country's No. 328-rated mark, allowing 79.1 points per game on the highway. Massachusetts, on the other hand, rates No. 42 in scoring at home.

Rhode Island was a 78-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Fordham. They covered the 6-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Rams and Rams didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Fordham was handed a 78-58 defeat on Wednesday at Thomas Ryan Center.

In their last action, Massachusetts was a 90-88 loser on the road against Temple. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. Massachusetts got 26 points and 11 assists from Chaz Williams in a losing cause in their 90-88 loss to Temple on Wednesday.

Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After playing Fordham are 3-7
After a win are 3-7

Massachusetts Minutemen Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 2-8
After playing Temple are 3-7
After a loss are 7-3

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

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