Virginia Commonwealth Rams visit Rhode Island Rams in college basketball clash
Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Rhode Island Rams Odds
The Rhode Island Rams will try to cover the spread at Thomas Ryan Center on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Virginia Commonwealth Rams in NCAA basketball action.
The Rams currently sports a 6-12 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-7-1 ATS. The Rams are 16-5 and 6-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rams produce a 4-6-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rams have gone 6-8 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 36-rated Virginia Commonwealth taking on the No. 168-rated Rams in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 82-64 win for the Rams on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Rams is ranked No. 106 in NCAA hoops at 36.7 per game. Contrast that with Rhode Island’s No. 253 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Rhode Island is the No. 153-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Virginia Commonwealth rates No. 24 at 8.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia Commonwealth owns the country's No. 103-rated mark, allowing 66.1 points per game on the highway. Rhode Island, on the other hand, rates No. 326 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Virginia Commonwealth was a 69-61 loser at home against La Salle. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites. Virginia Commonwealth got 22 points and 10 rebounds from Juvonte Reddic in a losing cause in their 69-61 loss to La Salle on Saturday.
Last time out for Rhode Island, they were a 66-63 loser as they battled Fordham on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. Rhode Island got 14 points from Mike Powell but lost anyway, 66-63, to Fordham on Saturday at Rose Hill Gym.
Virginia Commonwealth Rams Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
After playing La Salle are 0-2
After a loss are 6-4
Rhode Island Rams Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
After playing Fordham are 3-7
After a loss are 5-5
A few Rams at Rams trends to consider:
Virginia Commonwealth is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 6 games
Rhode Island is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Rhode Island is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games at home
Rhode Island is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia Commonwealth home to Fordham, Saturday, February 2
Rhode Island at Butler, Saturday, February 2