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NCAA hoops odds preview - Rhode Island vs. Fordham

Rhode Island RamsFordham Rams
Jan 26, 1:00 PM | Rose Hill Gym

Rhode Island Rams vs Fordham Rams Odds

6-11TEAM RECORD5-14

The Fordham Rams hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Rhode Island Rams pay a visit to Rose Hill Gym on the college basketball betting menu.

The Rams currently sports a 5-14 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-7 ATS. The Rams are 6-11 and 8-6-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rams produce a 7-5 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rams have gone 4-5-1 against the number.

View Rhode Island vs Fordham Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Rams installed as 1.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Rams, most recently No. 213 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Rams, who rate No. 154 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 64-56 victory for the Rams.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Rams rank No. 261 in NCAA Division 1 with 33 per game. That compares with Fordham’s No. 53 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Fordham is college basketball's No. 234-ranked team at 5.6 per game, while the Rams rate No. 154 with 6.4 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Rhode Island owns the country's No. 207-rated mark, allowing 71.3 points per game on the highway. Fordham, on the other hand, rates No. 180 in scoring at home.

Rhode Island was a 66-65 loser in its last match at home against George Washington. They earned a push of the 1-point spread as underdogs. The Rams endured a 66-65 loss at the hands of the Colonials on Wednesday, despite a 20-point effort from Xavier Munford at Thomas Ryan Center.

Fordham lost its last outing, a 96-51 result against Dayton on January 23. They failed to cover in that game as a 16-point underdog. Fordham was crushed on Wednesday, getting blown out by Dayton and falling by a 96-51 score at Dayton Arena.

Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Virginia Commonwealth are 2-1
After playing George Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5

Fordham Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Saint Joseph's are 2-8
After playing Dayton are 0-10
After a loss are 4-6

A few Rams at Rams trends to consider:
Rhode Island is 10-1-1 ATS in its last 12 games when playing on the road against Fordham
Rhode Island is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Fordham
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rhode Island's last 6 games when playing on the road against Fordham
Rhode Island is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Fordham's last 6 games when playing at home against Rhode Island
Fordham is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Fordham's last 7 games when playing Rhode Island
Fordham is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Rhode Island home to Virginia Commonwealth, Wednesday, January 30
Fordham home to Saint Joseph's, Wednesday, January 30