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George Washington Colonials vs Rhode Island Rams Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

The George Washington Colonials will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Rhode Island Rams at Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the George Washington Colonials in this one found them listed as 7.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Rams was expected to move the line.

Rhode Island Rams vs George Washington Colonials Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The George Washington Colonials currently sport a 8-7 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 5-7 ATS. The Rhode Island Rams are 10-3 and 5-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the George Washington Colonials produce a 5-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Rhode Island Rams have gone 5-6 against the totals betting line.

The Colonials - Rams odds would favor the Rams if the lines were set according to our power ranks. George Washington is rated No. 189 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Rhode Island is at No. 33.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features George Washington's No. 258-ranked scoring average of 64.73 PPG, against a Rhode Island Rams defense rated No. 69 and allowing 67.54 PPG. The George Washington Colonials FG% has averaged 42.64% to date this season, less than the Rhode Island Rams shooters have managed so far (45.9% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Rhode Island earned a 74-62 victory over La Salle on Wednesday, getting 24 points from E.C. Matthews at Thomas M. Ryan Center.

The Colonials endured a 69-52 loss at the hands of the Dukes on Wednesday, despite a 15-point effort from Yuta Watanabe at A.J. Palumbo Center.

Betting Trends
  • Rhode Island is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Rhode Island is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 6 games
  • Rhode Island is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • George Washington is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • George Washington is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home
  • George Washington is 13-5-1 ATS in its last 19 games when playing Rhode Island
  • George Washington is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Rhode Island

Next Betting Matchups

Rhode Island at Saint Louis, Tuesday, January 9th
George Washington at Davidson, Wednesday, January 10th