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UMass vs Fordham 3/2/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Fordham Rams (14-14) vs. UMass Minutemen (12-16)
March 2, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: UMass Minutemen -3 / Fordham Rams +3; Over/Under: +146
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The Fordham Rams and Massachusetts Minutemen meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the William D. Mullins Memorial Center. The Fordham Rams look for a win after splitting their last 10 games. The Massachusetts Minutemen look to snap a three-game losing streak.

The Fordham Rams are averaging 66.5 points on 39.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.7 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Darius Quisenberry is averaging 16.9 points and 4 rebounds, while Antonio Daye Jr. is averaging 16.8 points and 3.3 assists. Chuba Ohams is the third double-digit scorer and Kyle Rose is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Fordham Rams are shooting 30.3 percent from beyond the arc and 72.3 percent from the free throw line. The Fordham Rams are allowing 30.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.9 rebounds per game.

The Massachusetts Minutemen are averaging 74.5 points on 42.8 percent shooting and allowing 77.9 points on 48.9 percent shooting. Noah Fernandes is averaging 13.6 points and 2.8 rebounds, while Rich Kelly is averaging 12.4 points and 1.8 rebounds. Trent Buttrick is the third double-digit scorer and CJ Kelly is grabbing 4.4 rebounds. The Massachusetts Minutemen are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 75.5 percent from the free throw line. The Massachusetts Minutemen are allowing 37.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game.

The Rams are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Minutemen are 0-4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 0-5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The under is 9-3 in Rams last 12 overall. The over is 4-1 in Minutemen last 5 overall. The road team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

The UMass Minutemen play their best ball at home, but they’re in rough form right now, losing their last five games by an average of 10.8 points. UMASS also gets outscored on the year and is a rough 11-15-2 against the spread on the year. The Fordham Rams are arguably the better team here overall, and they only lose as an underdog by an average of 4.1 points. Give me the road dog.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Fordham Rams +3

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