Fordham vs UMass Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/6/24

UMass (19-10) vs Fordham (12-17)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 6, 2024 at 7:30 pm (Mullins Center)

Betting Odds: UMass -10.5 -- Over/Under: 145.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Fordham Rams will play the UMass Minutemen in an A-10 game on Wednesday night at the William D. Mullins Memorial Center in Amherst, Massachusetts. Fordham has won two of their last three games, while UMass has won three of their last four. Let’s take a look at the betting matchup and the Fordham vs UMass prediction.

Fordham Preview

The Fordham Rams are 12-17 (6-10) this year after they lost to St. Joe’s by a score of 82-69 in their last game. Fordham trailed 46-29 at halftime, but did score 40 points in the second half in the loss. The Rams shot 41% from the field and were +6 in rebounding margin in the game. Fordham defeated George Mason by a score of 61-60 and Duquesne by a score of 79-67 in the two games prior to St. Joe’s. The Rams are scoring 71.7 points per game with 37 rebounds per game and 13.1 assists per game, while giving up 73.6 points against per game this season. Kyle Ross is averaging 10.8 points per game, 4.9 rebonds per game, and 2.2 assists per game. Fordham is shooting 40.8% from the field, 66.2% on free throws, and 32.1% on three pointers this year. 

UMass Preview

The UMass Minutemen are 19-10 (10-7) this season after they defeated Davidson by a score of 69-67 in their last game. UMass led 35-31 at halftime, but was out scored 36-34 in the second half in the win. The Minutemen shot 36.9% from the field and were +14 in rebounding margin in the game. UMass defeated George Washington by a score of 69-57 in the game prior to Davidson, but lost to St. Bonaventure before that. The Minutemen are scoring 78.5 points per game with 38.7 rebounds per game and 15.9 assists per game, while allowing 70.9 points against per game this year. Josh Cohen is averaging 15.9 points per game, 6.8 rebounds per game, and 1.7 assists per game. UMass is shooting 45.5% from the field, 70.1% on free throws, and 31.2% on three pointers this season. 

Fordham vs UMass Betting Prediction

UMass comes into this game with a 10-7 conference record and they are towards the top of the A-10 standings, while Fordham is only 6-10 in A-10 play. The Rams have won two games in a row, but they are only shooting 40.8% from the field this season and they are 1-4 in their last five road games. UMass has won three of their last four games and they are scoring over 78 points per game this season. The Minutemen have been pretty solid on both ends of the court and they are the much better team in this matchup. Take UMass at home. 

David’s Pick UMass -10.5

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