Fordham vs. Rhode Island- 2/26/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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Rhode Island (19-7) at Fordham (7-19)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Rose Hill Gym)
The Line: Fordham +11 -- Over/Under: 122 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Rhode Island Rams (19-7, CONF 11-3) and Fordham Rams (7-19, CONF 1-13) face off in an Atlantic 10 showdown at the Rose Hill Gym. The visiting team has won the last three games between Rhode Island and Fordham.
Rhode Island has had a lot of success but they do come into this game having lost two of the last three games. In Rhode Island’s last game against Davidson, they forced overtime, but ended up losing by two points.
Away from home this season Rhode Island is averaging 74.5 points per game while the defense is giving up 70.1.
Fatts Russell is the star of Rhode Island averaging 19.7 points, while shooting 40.4 percent from the field.
Fordham has had a lot of issues this season and coming into this game they have lost eight games in a row. Fordham has had all kinds of issues scoring points this season and they haven’t scored more than 56 points. Fordham has three players averaging at least ten points a game, but outside of them, they haven’t had a whole lot of success.
At home this season Fordham is averaging 58.9 points per game, while the defense is giving up 59.1 points. If Fordham wants to find a way to win this game it’s all going to come down to the offense finding a way to get going.
Rhode Island is 12-3-1 against the spread in their last 16 games played on Wednesday. Rhode Island is 16-5 against the spread in their last 21 games against the Atlantic 10.
Under is 7-0-1 in Fordham’s last eight Wednesday games. The under 24-7-1 in Fordham’s last 32 games overall. The under is 17-4-1 in Fordham's last 22 vs. Atlantic 10.
Rhode Island is the better team and even at home Fordham isn’t going to have the offense to keep this game close. Look for Rhode Island to win this game and cover the spread with ease. This is also a game where Fordham shouldn't break 45 points which makes the under a strong play too. Don't be afraid to throw these two plays together in a parlay.