Looking to win big? The Rams and Billikens face off at 2:30 ET on USA. The Billikens are hosting the game at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis, MO. This Atlantic 10 conference matchup has an over/under of 149 points, and Saint Louis is favored to win by -1 at home vs. Fordham.


The Pick: Saint Louis Billikens -1

This game will be played at Chaifetz Arena at 2:30 ET on Saturday, February 3rd.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Billikens.
  • Not only will Saint Louis pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 149 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will Fordham Pull Through as the Underdog Road Team?

Despite being the underdog, Fordham has been better on the road this season with a 4-2 record compared to 5-10 at home. They come into the game with a two-game losing streak and a 9-12 record overall.

Over their last 10 road games, the Rams are 5-5, and they are 3-2 in their last five. In their most recent game, they lost to Richmond by a score of 83-69.

As the underdog this season, Fordham has gone 4-6 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS mark is 4-2, and over their last 10 road games, they are 5-5 ATS. In their last three road contests, the Rams have gone 2-1 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Fordham games is 13-8 and today’s line of 149 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143.1). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 139 points and their OU record during this stretch is 1-2. On the year, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line.

The Rams’ offense wrapped up their last game with 69 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 73.9 points per contest. Will Richardson led the scoring for the Rams, contributing 16 points. Additionally, Elijah Gray chipped in with 14 points.

At this time, the Rams’ defense is positioned 217th in the country, permitting 74.0 points per game. So far, the Fordham defense is giving up an average of 7.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 12.6 times per game (637th).

Do the Billikens Have a Shot at a Home Win?

At home this season, Saint Louis has gone 6-6 and are favored by one point today against Fordham. So far, they have gone 4-2 when favored, and their average scoring margin at home is -3.8. Over their last ten games at home, the Billikens have gone 4-6.

Overall, Saint Louis is 8-13, and they have lost five in a row. In Atlantic 10 play, they are 1-7, and they have gone 7-6 in non-conference games. For the season, they have an average scoring differential of -12.9 points per game on the road, and they are 1-7 away from home.

As the favorite this season, Saint Louis has gone just 2-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Billikens are 5-5 ATS. At home this year, they have an ATS mark of 5-7 and are 4-6 ATS over their last 10 home games.

So far this season, the over/under record for Saint Louis games is 11-8-1. Today’s over/under line of 149 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this season (146.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 0-2-1.

The Saint Louis offense is coming off a game where they scored 62 points against Loyola Chicago. They posted a field goal percentage of 35.7% and connected on 2 threes. In terms of offense, the Billikens have a season-long field goal percentage of 43%, putting them 271st in the NCAA. Regarding three-pointers, they are ranked 168th in percentage and 193rd in three-pointers made.

Currently, the Billikens’ defense holds the 276th rank in the nation, allowing 77.4 points per game. Saint Louis’ three-point defense is currently 195th in the country at 8.2 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 44.9% of their shots vs. Saint Louis.