NCAA Matchups  >>  Massachusetts Minutemen vs. Rhode Island Rams Preview 03/09/2013

The Massachusetts Minutemen and the Rhode Island Rams will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Thomas Ryan Center.
Oddsmakers currently have the Minutemen listed as 3-point favorites versus the Rams, while the game's total is sitting at 141½.
Massachusetts was a 73-62 loser in their most recent outing at home against Butler. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites.
Rhode Island lost its last outing, an 81-44 result against Saint Joseph's on March 6. They failed to cover in that game as a 9-point underdog.
Massachusetts:
Team record: 18-10 SU, 12-16 ATS

The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 9 games on the road

When playing on Saturday are 8-2
After a loss are 7-3

Rhode Island:
Team record: 8-20 SU, 13-12-1 ATS
Current streak: lost 4 straight games.

The total has gone UNDER in 9 of last 13 games when playing Massachusetts
The total has gone OVER in 4 of last 6 games at home
is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing Massachusetts

When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Saint Joseph's are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8