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Virginia Commonwealth Rams Favored by -19 Point Spread Against the Saint Louis Billikens on Saturday

Saint Louis takes to the basketball court against Virginia Commonwealth on Saturday, hoping to send the Rams to a loss while covering the college basketball betting point spread at Siegel Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Saint Louis Billikens before tip-off in this one found them as 19-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Saint Louis Billikens vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Virginia Commonwealth Rams battles the Saint Louis Billikens, currently sitting with a 8-15 mark (6-14 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 9-11-1 for the Virginia Commonwealth Rams and 7-13 for the Saint Louis Billikens.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 9 (Virginia Commonwealth) and the No. 257 (Saint Louis) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Virginia Commonwealth's No. 71-ranked scoring average of 77.5 PPG, against a Saint Louis Billikens defense rated No. 141 and allowing 71.43 PPG. The Virginia Commonwealth Rams FG% has averaged 44.84% to date this season, more than the Saint Louis Billikens shooters have managed so far (41.63% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Saint Louis got 10 points from Achraf Yacoubou but lost anyway, 67-53, to Richmond on Wednesday at Chaifetz Arena.

JeQuan Lewis scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Rams to a win (they lost 69-63 to Massachusetts at Mullins Center on Thursday).

Betting Trends
  • Saint Louis is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Saint Louis is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saint Louis's last 5 games
  • Saint Louis is 3-14 ATS in its last 17 games on the road
  • Virginia Commonwealth is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Virginia Commonwealth is 12-2 SU in its last 14 games
  • Virginia Commonwealth is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • Virginia Commonwealth is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Saint Louis

Next Betting Matchups

Saint Louis at George Mason, Wednesday, February 17th
Virginia Commonwealth at Rhode Island, Tuesday, February 16th

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