Rhode Island Rams host St. Bonaventure Bonnies in college basketball action
St. Bonaventure Bonnies vs Rhode Island Rams Odds
The Rhode Island Rams host St. Bonaventure on Saturday, looking to build on their 6-15 mark against the 10-11 Bonnies in college hoops action at Thomas Ryan Center.
Rhode Island battles the Bonnies, currently sitting with a 10-11 mark (8-11-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 6-7-1 for the Rams and 10-8 for the Bonnies.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 182-rated Rams and the No. 218-ranked Bonnies, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 67-63 result in favor of the Bonnies.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Rhode Island has the nation's No. 298-rated offensive output, at 61.7 PPG. The visiting Bonnies defense ranks No. 263 allowing on average 70.3 PPG. The Rams FG% has averaged 40.1% so far, less than the Bonnies marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.
Defensively, St. Bonaventure features the nation's No. 301-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.6 points per game. Rhode Island, meanwhile, comes in at No. 326 nationally in scoring at home.
St. Bonaventure was a 77-58 loser in its last match on the road against Butler. They failed to cover the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. St. Bonaventure suffered a 77-58 loss against Butler on Wednesday, getting 18 points from Demitrius Conger in a losing effort at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Rhode Island was an 81-53 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Massachusetts. They failed to cover the 8-point spread as underdogs. Rhode Island was run off the court by the Minutemen on Wednesday as Massachusetts routed them 81-53 at Mullins Center.
St. Bonaventure Bonnies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing La Salle are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5
Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Dayton are 5-5
After playing Massachusetts are 6-4
After a loss are 5-5
A few Bonnies at Rams trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of St. Bonaventure's last 5 games when playing on the road against Rhode Island
St. Bonaventure is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
St. Bonaventure is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Rhode Island
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Rhode Island's last 9 games when playing St. Bonaventure
Rhode Island is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against St. Bonaventure
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 5 games when playing at home against St. Bonaventure
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 6 games
St. Bonaventure home to La Salle, Wednesday, February 13
Rhode Island home to Dayton, Wednesday, February 13