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Rhode Island Rams Favored by -12.5 Point Spread Against the Saint Louis Billikens on Saturday

College basketball betting interest will be high on Saturday when the Billikens of Saint Louis hit the hard court against the Rams of Rhode Island.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Saint Louis Billikens were listed as 12.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Saint Louis Billikens vs Rhode Island Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rhode Island Rams currently sport a 8-5 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-8 ATS. The Saint Louis Billikens are 5-6 and 2-6 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Rhode Island Rams produce a 6-4-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Saint Louis Billikens have gone 2-6 against the totals betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 74 (Rhode Island) and the No. 310 (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 Rhode Island's No. 188-ranked scoring average of 70.46 PPG, against a Saint Louis Billikens defense rated No. 91 and allowing 67.17 PPG. The Rhode Island Rams FG% has averaged 43.31% to date this season, less than the Saint Louis Billikens shooters have managed so far (43.38% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Saint Louis was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Kansas State and falling by a 75-47 score at Bramlage Coliseum.

Four McGlynn poured in a team-high 33 points for Rhode Island on Wednesday, as they defeated Brown 88-85 at Pizzitola Sports Center.

Betting Trends
  • Saint Louis is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • Saint Louis is 1-11 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Saint Louis is 1-14 SU in its last 15 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saint Louis's last 5 games on the road
  • Rhode Island is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Rhode Island's last 6 games
  • Rhode Island is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • Rhode Island is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Saint Louis

Next Betting Matchups

Saint Louis home to George Washington, Wednesday, January 6th
Rhode Island at Richmond, Tuesday, January 5th