Fordham vs VCU Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/13/24

VCU (19-12) vs Fordham (13-19)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 2:00 pm (Barclays Center)

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In this article we will formulate a Fordham vs VCU betting prediction for this college basketball game on Wednesday, March 13th at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

  • The Fordham recent form and recent player performance 
  • The VCU recent form and recent play performance
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Fordham
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving VCU
  • Recent betting trends in games played between Fordham and VCU
  • A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for Today’s Game between Fordham and VCU

Fordham Preview

The Fordham Rams are 13-19 (6-12) this year after they defeated Davidson in overtime by a score of 71-63 in their last game. Fordham trailed 27-19 at the half, but they were able to force overtime, where they out scored Davidson 10-2 for the win. The Rams shot 35.3% from the field and were +15 in rebounding margin in the game. Fordham had lost their previous three games against Rhode Island, UMass, and St. Joe’s. The Rams are scoring 70.7 points per game with 37.1 rebounds per game and 13 assists per game, while allowing 72.8 points against per game this year. Kyle Rose is averaging 10.7 points per game, 4.9 rebounds per game, and 2.3 assists per game. Fordham is shooting 40.2% from the field, 65.9% on free throws, and 31.6% on three pointers this season. 

VCU Preview

The VCU Rams are 19-12 (11-7) this season after they lost to Dayton in overtime by a score of 91-86 in their last game. VCU led 38-31 at halftime, but couldn’t hold the lead and was out scored 21-16 in overtime for the loss. The Rams shot 45.1% from the field and made 18 three pointers in the game. VCU lost to Duquesne by a score of 69-59 and Richmond by a score of 79-76 in the two games prior to Dayton. The Rams are scoring 72.4 points per game with 35.5 rebounds per game and 14 assists per game, while giving up 67.6 points against per game this season. Max Shulga is averaging 15 points per game, 4.9 rebounds per game, and 3.6 assists per game. VCU is shooting 44.4% from the field, 78.8% on free throws, and 36.5% on three pointers this year. 

Fordham vs VCU Betting Prediction

VCU comes into this game on a three game losing streak, but they did play Dayton and Richmond very tough in two of those three losses. VCU is a very good defensive team, but they are only shooting 44.4% from the field. Fordham is coming off of an overtime win on Tuesday, but they also lost their last three regular season games. Fordham is only shooting 40% from the field and they have scored 69 points or fewer in four straight games. VCU won the only regular season meeting between these teams by a score of 75-60 and I expect another double-digit win here. Take VCU. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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