The Wildcats and Rams are set to face off at 11:30 ET on ESPN+. The Rams will host the game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. In this Atlantic 10 matchup, Davidson is favored by -3.5 vs. Fordham. The over/under for the game is 134 points.

DAVIDSON WILDCATS VS FORDHAM RAMS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Fordham Rams +3.5

This game will be played at Barclays Center at 11:30 ET on Tuesday, March 12th.

WHY BET THE FORDHAM RAMS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Rams.
  • Not only will Fordham pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +3.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 134 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will Davidson Make it Happen on the Road?

Davidson comes into this game with a 15-16 record and they have lost five games in a row. They are 5-13 in Atlantic 10 games and 10-3 in non-conference games. On the road, the Wildcats are 6-9 compared to 7-7 at home.

As the favorite, Davidson is 8-6 this season, and they have been favored in 14 of their 31 games. Currently, they are favored by 3.5 points over Fordham. In their last game, the Wildcats lost to Saint Joseph’s by a score of 89-71. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 4-6.

On the season, Davidson has an ATS record of 14-15, including a road ATS mark of 9-6. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wildcats have gone just 4-6 vs. the spread.

Davidson’s over/under record for the season is 12-17 and today’s line of 134 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (138.2). So far, 14 of their games have finished with less than 134 points, including two of their last three.

In their recent game, the Wildcats’ offense concluded with 71 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 70.3 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Wildcats have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, ranking 309th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 343rd in terms of percentage and 193rd in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Wildcats’ defense holds the 66th rank in the nation, allowing 67.8 points per game. So far, the Davidson defense is giving up an average of 8.5 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.6 times per game (392nd).

Does Fordham Have What it Takes to Win as Home Underdogs?

After losing three straight games, Fordham will look to get back on track as they host Davidson. The Rams have an overall record of 12-19, including a 6-12 mark in Atlantic 10 play. At home, Fordham is 7-13 this season.

As an underdog, Fordham has gone 7-12, and they are currently 3.5-point underdogs for this game. For the season, they have been the underdog in 19 of their 31 games.

As the underdog, Fordham has gone 9-10 vs. the spread this season and they have an overall ATS record of 13-18. At home, they are just 6-14 vs. the spread this year and they have gone 3-7 in their last 10 games vs. the spread as the home team.

Throughout the season, the over/under record for Fordham games is 17-14. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 143.5 points. Today’s over/under line of 134 is lower than the average OU line in their games this year (142.5). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total in those games is 129 points.

In their recent matchup, the Fordham offense ended with 50 points against Rhode Island. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 27% and made 7 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Kyle Rose, who is averaging 10.7 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Japhet Medor also maintains a PPG average of 10 heading into game.

Coming into today’s game, the Fordham defense is giving up an average of 72.8 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.0 threes per game vs. Davidson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 36.1%.