Rhode Island Rams vs. Saint Louis Billikens - 1/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Louis Billikens (5-6) at Rhode Island Rams (8-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 2, 2016 at 4:30 pm (Thomas M. Ryan Center)
The Line: Rhode Island Rams -12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Rhode Island Rams will host the St Louis Billikens this Saturday.
The Rhode Island Rams will come into this game with a 8-5 record and are currently 9th in the Atlantic 10. The Rams come into this game after beating Brown 88-85 on the road. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Rams has been Four McGlynn who is averaging 12.5 points per game and 2.6 rebounds. Hassan Martin is second on the team scoring 11.9 points per game and 5.4 rebounds. Rhode Island will try to pick up a big conference next.
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The Saint Louis Billikens come into this game with a 5-7 record and are currently 13th in the Atlantic 10. The Billikens come into this game on a 4 game losing streak with their most recent game being a 75-47 loss to Kansas State. Through 12 games this season the leading scorer for the Billikens has been Ash Yacoubou who is scoring 11.0 points per game and 5.7 rebounds. Miles Reynolds is scoring 10.3 points per game and 3.5 assists. Saint Louis will try to get a must needed win on the road at Rhode Island.
Saint Louis is 4-22 against the spread in their last 26 Saturday games. The Billikens are 1-10 against the spread in their last 11 games following an against the spread loss. Rhode Island is 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games overall. Rhode Island is 5-1 against the spread in their last 6 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Saint Louis comes into this game on a 4 game losing streak while Rhode Island is coming off of a win. With this being a conference game i expect it to be closer than expected. Il take Saint Louis to cover on the road.