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College Basketball Point Spread Betting Line Favors Rhode Island Rams in Battle with Saint Joseph's Hawks

Saint Joseph's looks to cover the Hawks-Rams pointspread on Wednesday and improve its overall 10-18 mark when they host Rhode Island in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Saint Joseph's Hawks in this one found them listed as 9-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Rams was expected to move the line.

Rhode Island Rams vs Saint Joseph's Hawks Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the Saint Joseph's Hawks are 10-18 overall and 10-15-2 ATS, while the Rhode Island Rams are 19-9 and 14-13 ATS. As for the betting totals, Saint Joseph's boasts a 15-12 on the OU, and Rhode Island is 13-14.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Saint Joseph's Hawks rated this week at No. 292 and the Rhode Island Rams sitting at No. 57.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Saint Joseph's has the nation's No. 195-rated offensive output, at 70.71 PPG. The visiting Rhode Island Rams defense ranks No. 35 allowing on average 65.57 PPG. The Hawks FG% has averaged 42.22% so far, less than the Saint Joseph's Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.73% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jared Terrell scored 20 points and added 20 rebounds for a double-double, leading Rhode Island over VCU, 69-59, on Saturday at Thomas M. Ryan Center.

Saint Joseph's suffered a 61-60 loss against Saint Louis on Saturday, getting 17 points from Chris Clover in a losing effort at SLU University Center.

Betting Trends
  • Rhode Island is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • Rhode Island is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Rhode Island's last 7 games
  • Rhode Island is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Saint Joseph's is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Saint Joseph's is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Saint Joseph's's last 7 games
  • Saint Joseph's is 0-3-2 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rhode Island home to Davidson, Saturday, March 4th
Saint Joseph's at Duquesne, Saturday, March 4th

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