Davidson Wildcats at Rhode Island Rams Betting Prediction 01/08/20

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The Davidson Wildcats (6-7, 0-1 A10) will be at the Thomas M. Ryan Center to meet the Rhode Island Rams (8-5, 0-1 A10) in an A10 matchup. The game starts at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, and will air on CBS Sports Network.

Davidson Wildcats at Rhode Island Rams ATS Odds

Both teams were beaten in their last contest. The Rams fell to the Richmond Spiders, 69-61, while the Wildcats were defeated by the Duquesne Dukes, 71-64.

Davidson had a better turnover percentage (12.1 vs. 14.2) while Rhode Island had a better free throw rate (0.167 vs. 0.076). Tyrese Martin was a key piece for Rhode Island with 17 points and 12 rebounds. Davidson rallied around Luka Brajkovic, who recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds.

The Wildcats dominated this series last year, taking both games. In the most recent contest, Davidson won 75-66. Davidson did an excellent job of getting and making free throws (22-31; 71.0 percent). Rhode Island, meanwhile, had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (39.5 vs. 5.9). This will be the first matchup of the year between these two teams.

This contest should be a matchup of contrasting styles. Rhode Island prefers an up-tempo style of play (23rd in possessions per game), while Davidson is methodical (324th in possessions per game).

Davidson Wildcats at Rhode Island Rams Odds Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Davidson, ATS Winner – Davidson, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Rhode Island ranks 42nd in rebounds per game (39.9) while Davidson ranks 274th (30.5).
  • The Wildcats rank 24th in blocks allowed per game (2.4) while the Rams rank 95th (3.3).
  • Davidson ranks 157th in assists per game (12.8) while Rhode Island ranks 166th in assists allowed per game (13.7).
  • The Wildcats rank 52nd in three pointers attempted per game (25.8) while the Rams rank 236th (18.5).
  • Rhode Island ranks 27th in steals per game (9.0) while Davidson ranks 135th (6.2).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Rams’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 5.4, up from 3.3 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Wildcats have scored an average of 70.4 points per game (0.6 above their season average) and allowed an average of 63.6 points per game (2.7 below their season average).