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Preseason NIT - Virginia Cavaliers visit Rhode Island Rams in NCAA College Basketball Betting

College basketball betting interest will be high on Friday when the Cavaliers of Virginia hit the hard court against the Rams of Rhode Island.

Virginia Cavaliers vs Rhode Island Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 3-1 and 1-1 ATS Rhode Island Rams will face the 5-0 Virginia Cavaliers, who own a 4-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Rhode Island Rams are 2-0 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Virginia Cavaliers are 2-3.

The Rhode Island Rams sit at No. 22 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Virginia Cavaliers sit at No. 15 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Rhode Island's No. 70-ranked offense, averaging 82 PPG, against a Cavaliers defense that ranks No. 4 at 51.8 PPG. The Rams field goal percentage has averaged 49.02% so far, less than the Cavaliers marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.94% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Cavaliers blew out Vanderbilt on Thursday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 68-42 win at Barclays Center.

The Rams used a 32-point performance from Jared Terrell to help Rhode Island smack Seton Hall 75-74 on Thursday at Barclays Center.

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia home to Wisconsin, Monday, November 27th
Rhode Island at Brown, Tuesday, November 28th