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Jan 14, 2:00 PM | Thomas Ryan Center

Duquesne Dukes vs Rhode Island Rams Odds


The Rhode Island Rams will hit the floor running against the visiting Duquesne Dukes Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.

Supporters of the Dukes have watched them go 10-7 and 7-6-1 ATS on the year, while the Rams are at 3-14 and 6-10 ATS. In totals betting, the Rams are 7-9, while the Dukes have a 7-7 mark.

View Duquesne vs Rhode Island Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Rhode Island opened as 5.5-point underdogs in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 232-rated Duquesne taking on the No. 258-rated Rams in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 77-65 win for the Dukes on Saturday.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Dukes rank No. 317 in NCAA Division 1 with 30.9 per game. That compares with Rhode Island’s No. 68 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Rhode Island is college basketball's No. 256-ranked team at 5.2 per game, while the Dukes rate No. 179 with 6.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Duquesne owns the country's No. 274-rated mark, allowing 75.7 points per game on the highway. Rhode Island, on the other hand, rates No. 286 in scoring at home.

Duquesne was a 78-50 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Xavier. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Duquesne was run off the court by the Musketeers on Wednesday as Xavier routed them 78-50 at Cintas Center.

In their last action, Rhode Island was a 69-61 loser on the road against George Washington. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. Billy Baron scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Rams to a win (they lost 69-61 to George Washington at Charles E. Smith Center on Wednesday).

Duquesne Dukes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Massachusetts are 5-5
After playing Xavier are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Fordham are 3-7
After playing George Washington are 6-4
After a loss are 2-8

A few Dukes at Rams trends to consider:
Duquesne is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Duquesne is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games when playing on the road against Rhode Island
Rhode Island is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing Duquesne
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Rhode Island's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 5 games when playing Duquesne

Next up:
Duquesne home to Massachusetts, Wednesday, January 18
Rhode Island at Fordham, Wednesday, January 18