Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Stuart C. Siegel Center
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The Fordham Rams travel to Stuart C. Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Wednesday, January 13, 2016. The opening line for this game has VCU as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 10-4 and a road record of 0-2. They are 3-4 against the spread and their over/under record is 3-4. The Rams have an overall record of 11-5 and a home record of 8-1. They have an over/under record of 4-7 and they are 8-3 against the spread.
Mandell Thomas comes into this contest averaging 15.5 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 4.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 70%. Ryan Rhoomes averages 14.5 points per game in 29.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.3 assists per contest and 8.4 rebounds per game for Fordham. His field goal percentage is 70% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Melvin Johnson averages 18.8 points per game while playing 30.1 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 2.4 rebounds per game and has 2.2 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 87%. Korey Billbury averages 11.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.3 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 58%.
Fordham averages 77.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 80th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.8 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team which has them ranked 60th. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 40th in the country. They average 37.5 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per game which ranks them 113th and 20th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 287th with 14.3 per game. The Rams allow 65.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 43rd in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 29% average from behind the arc ranking them 89th and 11th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 42nd and they give up 13.3 assists per contest which puts them in 179th place in the country. They force 17.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 5th in the Division 1.
VCU averages 75.1 points per game this year which ranks them 112th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 9.8 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them sitting in the 200th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 89th in the nation. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 14.4 assists per contest which ranks them 148th and 100th respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 72nd with 11.7 per game. The Rams allow 65.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 40th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 179th and 220th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.7 rebounds a game which ranks 153rd and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 80th place in the nation. The Rams force 17.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 3rd in college basketball.
Fordham Rams Betting Trends
The Fordham Rams are 3-4 against the spread
The Fordham Rams are 3-4 against the over/under
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 8-3 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 4-7 against the over/under
Fordham Rams Injuries
No key injuries to report
VCU Rams Injuries
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
01/10/16 G Jordan Burgess Hand out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Fordham
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