Temple Owls vs Rhode Island Rams Betting Matchup Report

Rhode Island RamsTemple Owls
March 2, 2:00 PM | Liacouras Center

Rhode Island Rams vs Temple Owls Odds

8-18TEAM RECORD20-8

Temple will look to improve on its 20-8 record on Saturday when they host Rhode Island in NCAA basketball odds action at Liacouras Center.

The Owls bring a 20-8 record (12-14 ATS) to this tilt against the 8-18 Rams, who are 12-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Temple go 15-9 so far and the Rams go 8-10-1.

View Rhode Island vs Temple Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Owls in this one found them listed as 13-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Rams was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 102 (Owls) and the No. 225 (Rams) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 71-63 result in favor of the Owls has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Rams rank No. 282 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.2 per game. That compares with Temple’s No. 184 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Temple is college basketball's No. 70-ranked team at 7.3 per game, while the Rams rate No. 153 with 6.3 per game.

Defensively, Rhode Island features the nation's No. 210-rated defense on the road, allowing 71.2 points per game. Temple, meanwhile, comes in at No. 81 nationally in scoring at home.

Rhode Island was a 72-65 loser in its last match at home against La Salle. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Rhode Island got 18 points from Xavier Munford but lost anyway, 72-65, to La Salle on Sunday at Thomas Ryan Center.

Temple was an 83-78 winner in their most recent outing at home against Detroit. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Temple earned an 83-78 victory over Detroit on Thursday, getting 20 points from Khalif Wyatt at Liacouras Center.

Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Saint Joseph's are 3-7
After playing La Salle are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7

Temple Owls Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Fordham are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

A few Rams at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 6 games on the road
Rhode Island is 3-12 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Rhode Island is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Temple
Rhode Island is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Temple
Temple is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Rhode Island
Temple is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Rhode Island
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Temple's last 8 games
Temple is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games

Next up:
Rhode Island at Saint Joseph's, Wednesday, March 6
Temple at Fordham, Wednesday, March 6

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