The Washington State Cougars and Rhode Island Rams face off on Sunday in a college basketball at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Washington State Suffers Setback on Saturday
Washington State had won their first two games of the season, but they followed that up with a defeat on Saturday at the hands of the Mississippi State Bulldogs. The offense scored only 64 points while the defense gave up 76 points on the way to the defeat. Guard Myles Rice was the top plate for Washington State putting up 21 points and three rebounds. Washington State on the season is averaging 77 points while their defense is giving up 66.7 points per game. Andrej Jakimovski has been the top player for Washington State averaging 17.5 points while shooting 58.3 from the field.
Rhode Island Offense Let’s Them Down
Rhode Island sits with a 3-1 record overall but their offense really let them down on Saturday. Rhode Island faced off against Northwestern and the offense only managed 61 points on the way to the defeat. Rhode Island only scored 26 points in the first half and they couldn’t score enough in the second half to get the job done. Rhode Island is averaging 76 points while their defense is giving up 68.7 points per game. In this game the offense needs to get back on the right track.
Shane’s Free Pick
Rhode Island is going to get the offense back on the right track here. Rhode Island is averaging 76 points per game and they are going to get that offensive success. Washington State isn’t known for its defense and Rhode Island is going to take advantage. Look for Rhode Island to go over the 75 point mark and that will be enough for them to cover the spread. Back Rhode Island against the spread.