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Valparaiso Crusaders Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Rhode Island Rams

The Valparaiso Crusaders will look to improve on a 6-1 record on Tuesday when they host the Rhode Island Rams in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Athletics-Recreation Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Valparaiso sat as 3.5-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Rhode Island Rams vs Valparaiso Crusaders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Valparaiso Crusaders sport a record of 6-1 and 2-3 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Rhode Island Rams have 5-1 and 3-3 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-3 for the Valparaiso Crusaders and 4-2 for the Rhode Island Rams.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 59-rated Valparaiso Crusaders and the No. 32-ranked Rhode Island Rams, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rams used a 31-point performance from Hassan Martin to help Rhode Island smack Belmont 82-73 on Friday at Thomas M. Ryan Center.

Valparaiso earned a 79-73 victory over Ball State on Sunday, getting 23 points from Alec Peters at Athletics-Recreation Center.

Betting Trends
  • Rhode Island is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 6 games
  • Rhode Island is 3-13 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Rhode Island is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games on the road
  • Valparaiso is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Valparaiso is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Rhode Island at Providence, Saturday, December 3rd
Valparaiso at Kentucky, Wednesday, December 7th