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Virginia Commonwealth Rams Visit Rhode Island Rams in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

Virginia Commonwealth Rams


Rhode Island Rams
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 7:30 PM ET
Thomas M. Ryan Center

Virginia Commonwealth Rams will go to the free throw line vs Rhode Island Rams on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 13-3 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Rhode Island Rams Opening Odds and Betting Line

The Rhode Island Rams betting line opened as 3-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at BetOnline.

Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Rhode Island Rams Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Rhode Island Rams bring a 11-3 record (6-6 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-3 Rams, who are 6-9 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Rhode Island go 4-4-1 so far and the Virginia Commonwealth Rams go 7-5.

This game puts the Rhode Island Rams, most recently No. 47 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams, who rate No. 7 in the latest survey.

How Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Rhode Island Rams Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Rhode Island's No. 103-ranked scoring average of 70 PPG, against a Virginia Commonwealth Rams defense rated No. 160 and allowing 66.69 PPG. The Rhode Island Rams FG% has averaged 46.99% to date this season, more than the Virginia Commonwealth Rams shooters have managed so far (44.13% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Melvin Johnson scored 20 points leading the Rams to a 89-74 victory over Saint Joseph's at Siegel Center on Saturday.

The Rams grabbed a 61-60 win over the Dukes on Saturday, behind a 18-point effort from E.C. Matthews at A.J. Palumbo Center.

Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Rhode Island Rams Betting Odds Trends

Virginia Commonwealth is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia Commonwealth is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Rhode Island is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Rhode Island is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Commonwealth at Duquesne, Saturday, January 17th
Rhode Island at Massachusetts, Saturday, January 17th