NCAA Matchups  >>  Rhode Island vs. Providence Preview 12/06/2012

The fans at Dunkin Donuts Center will be treated to a game between the Rhode Island Rams and the Providence Friars when they take their seats on Thursday.
Oddsmakers currently have the Friars listed as 9½-point favorites versus the Rams, while the game's total is sitting at 124.
Rhode Island won its last outing, a 76-66 result against Vermont on December 1.
Providence was a 73-63 winner in their most recent outing at home against Mississippi State. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as favorites.
Rhode Island:
Team record: 2-6 SU, 4-2 ATS

is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Providence

When playing on Thursday are 4-6
After playing Vermont are 0-1
After a win are 2-8

Team record: 6-2 SU, 3-2 ATS
Current streak: won 4 straight games.

is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games at home
is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Rhode Island
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing Rhode Island

When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Colgate are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

Rhode Island home to Southern Methodist, Saturday, December 15
Providence home to Colgate, Tuesday, December 18