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Richmond favored by 3 against Rhode Island on Saturday

Richmond SpidersRhode Island Rams
Jan 7, 7:00 PM | Thomas Ryan Center

Richmond Spiders vs Rhode Island Rams Odds

9-7TEAM RECORD3-12

Richmond travels to Rhode Island on Saturday, hoping to boost its 9-7 record with a victory over the Rams.

The Spiders will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 6-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Rams are 6-8 ATS. Richmond is 6-5 against the total, while Rhode Island is 7-7 versus the number.

View Richmond vs Rhode Island Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Rhode Island sat as 3-point underdogs.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Rams rated this week at No. 243 and the Spiders sitting at No. 186. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 75-64 result in favor of the Spiders.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Rhode Island has the nation's No. 165-rated offensive output, at 69 PPG. The visiting Spiders defense ranks No. 178 allowing on average 67 PPG. The Rams FG% has averaged 39.7% so far, less than the Spiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Richmond owns the country's No. 164-rated mark, allowing 70.6 points per game on the highway. Rhode Island, on the other hand, rates No. 269 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Richmond was a 75-70 loser on the road against Charlotte. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as underdogs. Richmond got 19 points from Cedrick Lindsay but lost anyway, 75-70, to Charlotte on Wednesday at Dale F. Halton Arena.

Rhode Island was a 78-72 winner in its last match on the road against Boston College. They covered the 2.5–point spread as underdogs. The Rams got a terrific 25-point effort from Billy Baron as Rhode Island defeated Boston College 78-72 on Monday at Conte Forum.

Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Temple are 6-4
After playing Charlotte are 8-2
After a loss are 8-2

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

A few Spiders at Rams trends to consider:
Richmond is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Richmond is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Rhode Island
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 6 games when playing Richmond
Rhode Island is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Richmond
Rhode Island is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games

Next up:
Richmond home to Temple, Saturday, January 14
Rhode Island at George Washington, Wednesday, January 11

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