Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Redhawks versus the Rams? Tip off is at at 2:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Stuart C. Siegel Center in Richmond, VA. The over/under goal line for this matchup is currently at 136.5 points, and the Rams are favored to win at home against the Redhawks.
SEATTLE REDHAWKS VS VCU RAMS BETTING PICK
The Pick: VCU Rams -9.5
This game will be played at Stuart C. Siegel Center at 2:00 ET on Saturday, November 18th.
WHY BET THE VCU RAMS:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 79-64 in favor of the Rams.
- Not only will VCU pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -9.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 136.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.
Is a Win at Richmond Possible for the Redhawks?
After three games, Seattle has a record of 2-1. Up to this point, the Redhawks have been the favored team in all three games. Seattle has a current record of 0-3 vs. the spread heading into today’s game. Last season, when playing on the road, Seattle went 6-10 vs. the spread.
After three games, Seattle has an over/under record of 0-3-0, with their games averaging a combined 130.7 points per game so far. The Redhawks’ last five games have finished with a combined 72 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.
The Seattle offense is coming off a game in which they scored 60 points vs. Northern Arizona. Overall their field goal percentage was 35.3% while connecting on 3 threes. The team’s top scorer is Cameron Tyson, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.7, while Alex Schumacher also maintains a PPG average of 15 leading up to the game.
At this time, the Redhawks’ defense is positioned 39th in the country, permitting 63.3 points per game. Seattle’s three-point defense is currently 23rd in the country at 5.0 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.4% of their shots vs. Seattle.
Will the Rams Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?
In their upcoming game against Seattle, the Seattle Redhawks have a 2-1 record. Looking at their previous home games, VCU has gone 4-1. As of today, VCU holds a 2-1 ATS record. In their previous ten games, which includes those from the previous season, VCU is 8-2 vs. the spread.
Up to this point, games involving VCU have had an average of 134.7 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 144.7 points. Their over/under record is 0-3-0. In the Rams’ last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 74 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 1-4.
In their recent game, the Rams’ offense concluded with 73 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 71 points per contest. Jason Nelson led the scoring for the Rams, contributing 19 points. Additionally, Zeb Jackson chipped in with 17 points.
This season, the VCU defense has been impressive, holding the 41st position in the country while permitting an average of 63.7 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, VCU’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 38.0% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 33.4% this season.