The Marist Red Foxes (1-1) and the Fordham Rams (2-0), who both like to play slow, will battle at Rose Hill Gym. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 16, 2019.
Marist Red Foxes vs. Fordham Rams ATS Preview
In the Red Foxes’ last contest, they fell to the Hartford Hawks, 62-51. Michael Cubbage had a solid performance for Marist, leading the team in scoring with 13 points on 6-for-15 shooting. Hartford had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.604 vs. 0.350). Marist, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (40.0 vs. 19.2).
The Rams come in on a high note after edging the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights in their last outing, 53-50. Fordham was led by Chuba Ohams, who had 11 points. The Rams had a much better turnover percentage (17.0 vs. 25.8) and had a better effective field goal percentage (0.393 vs. 0.370).
Half-court execution will be of utmost importance when a pair of the nation’s slowest-paced teams go head-to-head. Fordham ranks 301st in possessions per game (66.6) and Marist is 339th (65.2) dating back to last season.
Marist Red Foxes vs. Fordham Rams Prediction
Prediction: SU Winner – Marist, ATS Winner – Marist, O/U – Under
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
Fordham ranks 155th in blocks per game (3.2) while Marist ranks 275th (1.8).