Virginia Commonwealth Rams visit Temple Owls in college basketball clash
Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Temple Owls Odds
Virginia Commonwealth pays a visit to Temple on Sunday, hoping to send the Owls to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Liacouras Center.
Temple will face the 24-6 Rams, who own a 9-14 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Owls are 16-10 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Rams are 12-11 favoring the OVER.
Bettors looking to side with Temple in this one found them as 1.5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Owls rated this week at No. 115 and the Rams sitting at No. 33. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 85-75 result in favor of the Rams.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Rams rank No. 161 in NCAA Division 1 with 35 per game. That compares with Temple’s No. 162 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Temple is college basketball's No. 78-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Rams rate No. 28 with 8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia Commonwealth owns the country's No. 112-rated mark, allowing 66.8 points per game on the highway. Temple, on the other hand, rates No. 73 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Virginia Commonwealth was a 93-82 winner at home against Richmond. They failed to cover the 13-point spread as favorites. Virginia Commonwealth got 21 points from Treveon Graham en route to a 93-82 victory over Richmond on Wednesday at Siegel Center.
Temple won its last outing, a 74-55 result against Fordham on March 6. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point favorite. The Owls grabbed a 74-55 win over the Rams on Wednesday, behind a 19-point effort from Khalif Wyatt at Rose Hill Gym.
Virginia Commonwealth Rams Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
After playing Richmond are 9-1
After a win are 8-2
Temple Owls Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After playing Fordham are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Rams at Owls trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia Commonwealth's last 6 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Temple is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Temple's last 5 games at home
Temple is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Temple's last 10 games