Fordham Rams vs. Saint Joseph’s Hawks Betting Prediction 02/29/20

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The Fordham Rams (7-20, 1-14 A10) and the Saint Joseph’s Hawks (5-23, 1-14 A10) go head-to-head at Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena. The Rams will try to put an end to their nine-game losing streak. The game starts at 1 p.m. ET on Saturday, February 29, 2020.

Fordham Rams at Saint Joseph’s Hawks ATS Odds

Both teams fell in their last matchup. The Hawks lost to the Saint Louis Billikens, 76-63, while the Rams lost a close one to the Rhode Island Rams, 76-75. Fordham made 12 of their 27 three pointers (44.4 percent) while Saint Joseph’s had a turnover percentage of 9.4 (better than their season average of 16.8). Saint Joseph’s rallied around Ryan Daly, who finished with 16 points, five rebounds and five assists. Joel Soriano had a good outing for Fordham, contributing 14 points and 13 rebounds. The Hawks won the sole contest between these two teams last year, 66-52. Saint Joseph’s’ 0.254 free throw rate was their biggest strength over Fordham, who had a rate of 0.111. This is the first time these teams will go head-to-head this year. The offense of Saint Joseph’s (320th in the nation with an offensive efficiency of 95.7) will battle against the stingy defense of Fordham (62nd in the nation with a defensive efficiency of 95.4). The Rams figure to have the advantage on that side of the ball.

Fordham Rams vs. Saint Joseph’s Hawks Odds Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Saint Joseph’s, ATS Winner – Saint Joseph’s, O/U – Over

Betting Notes:

  • Saint Joseph’s ranks fifth in three pointers attempted per game (30.0) while Fordham ranks 251st in three pointers allowed per game (24.4).
  • The Hawks rank 114th in rebounds per game (36.2) while the Rams rank 250th (32.8).
  • Fordham ranks 178th in assists allowed per game (13.2) while Saint Joseph’s ranks 238th (14.5).
  • The Rams rank 79th in steals per game (7.1) while the Hawks rank 233rd (4.8).
  • Fordham ranks 29th in blocks allowed per game (2.5) while Saint Joseph’s ranks 173rd (4.3).

Bettings Trends:

  • During their last five games, the Hawks have scored an average of 60.4 points per game (8.0 below their season average) and allowed an average of 71.4 points per game (8.2 below their season average).
  • The Rams’ average margin of defeat in their last five games has been 10.6, up from 4.4 for the season.