Planning on watching today’s Rams and Rams game? Catch the action at Rose Hill Gymnasium in Bronx, NY, as the Rams hosts this showdown at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Atlantic 10 conference game currently have Fordham as the -7 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 147 points.

RHODE ISLAND RAMS VS FORDHAM RAMS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Rhode Island Rams +7

This game will be played at Rose Hill Gymnasium at 1:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.

WHY BET THE RHODE ISLAND RAMS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Rams.
  • Not only will Fordham pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 147 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will the Rams Make it Happen in Bronx?

After losing their last game to George Mason by a score of 69-51, Rhode Island will be looking to snap their seven-game losing streak. On the road this season, the Rams have gone 2-10, and they are currently on a three-game losing streak away from home.

So far this season, Rhode Island has gone 5-14 as the underdog. They have been the underdog in 19 of their 30 games, compared to just nine games as the favorite.

Overall, Rhode Island has struggled against the spread this season, posting a mark of 10-17-1. As the underdog, the Rams have gone just 7-12 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 4-8 and they are 1-2 in their last three road games vs. the spread.

Rhode Island’s over/under record for the season sits at 18-10 and today’s line of 147 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (145). In their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points and their over/under record in their last 10 games is 5-5.

In their most recent game, the Rhode Island offense concluded with only 51 points against George Mason. Throughout the game, they made 4/19 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 29.4%. Leading the team in scoring was David Green with 16 points. Luis Kortright also added 9 points for the Rams.

Coming into the game, Rhode Island will be looking to improve their defense, as they are currently giving up 77.3 points per game (298th). In today’s game, the Rhode Island defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 69 points.

Do the Rams Have a Shot at a Home Win?

After a two-game losing streak, Fordham will look to get back on track at home against Rhode Island. So far this season, the Rams have gone 7-12 at home and are currently on a two-game winning streak there. Their average scoring margin at home is -0.3 points per game.

Overall, Fordham has gone 12-18 this season, including a 6-11 record in Atlantic 10 play. They have been the underdog in 19 of their 30 games, going 7-12 in those contests. As the favorite, they are 5-6.

As the favorite, Fordham has gone just 4-7 vs. the spread this season and they are 6-13 ATS at home. Their ATS mark at home over their last 10 games is just 3-7 and they have gone 1-4 vs. the spread in their last 5 games as the favorite.

So far this season, the over/under record in Fordham games is 17-13. Today’s over/under line of 147 is higher than the average OU line in their games (142.3). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 133 points and their OU record during that span is 1-2.

The Fordham offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 64 points versus Massachusetts. During the game, they attempted 28 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 35.4%. Kyle Rose is leading the team in scoring at 10.9 points per contest. Japhet Medor has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 10 going into the game.

On the defensive side, Fordham is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.3 points per game. Fordham will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Massachusetts to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.