Saturday, February 6, 2016
Tom Gola Arena
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The Rhode Island Rams travel to Tom Gola Arena to play the La Salle Explorers on Saturday, February 6, 2016. The opening line for this game has Rhode Island as 6 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 12-10 and a road record of 1-6. They are 7-13 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-10. The Explorers have an overall record of 5-15 and a home record of 4-7. They have an over/under record of 7-9 and they are 5-12 against the spread.
Jarvis Garrett comes into this contest averaging 12.6 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 4 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 74%. Jared Terrell averages 12.6 points per game in 35 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.6 assists per contest and 3.8 rebounds per game for Rhode Island. His field goal percentage is 39% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Jordan Price averages 20.1 points per game while playing 36.9 minutes per contest this year for the Explorers. He grabs 5.4 rebounds per game and has 3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 68%. Cleon Roberts averages 12.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 37 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.9 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 36% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Rhode Island averages 69.5 points per contest this season which ranks them 237th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.5 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 178th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 129th in the country. They average 35.8 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 184th and 268th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 85th with 11.8 per game. The Rams allow 64.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 106th and 62nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.6 rebounds a game which ranks 42nd and they give up 8.6 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 12.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 168th in the Division 1.
La Salle averages 62.5 points per game this year which ranks them 337th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -12.1 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team which has them sitting in the 323rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 259th in the nation. They average 29.9 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per contest which ranks them 341st and 263rd respectively. In the turnover department the Explorers rank 111th with 12.2 per game. The Explorers allow 74.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 233rd in the country. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 305th and 263rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.5 rebounds a game which ranks 288th and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 316th place in the nation. The Explorers force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 226th in college basketball.
The Rams average 66 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 63.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.7 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 0.7 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 104.9 and they assist on 49.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.2 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Rhode Island turns the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.4% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.1%. The Rams give up 70.7 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 62.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Explorers score 64.6 ppg at home and they have averaged 58 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -20 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of -8.6 points per game. The Explorers have a rating on offense of 95 and 53.1% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 66.7 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 47%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 50% and they attempt 3 pointers on 44% of their shots. La Salle turns it over an average of 16.8 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 10.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 44.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 25.3%. The Explorers give up 73.3 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 78 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 7-13 against the spread
The Rhode Island Rams are 10-10 against the over/under
La Salle Explorers Betting Trends
The La Salle Explorers are 5-12 against the spread
The La Salle Explorers are 7-9 against the over/under
Rhode Island Rams Injuries
11/16/15 G E.C. Matthews Knee out for season
02/05/16 G Jarvis Garrett Jaw "?" Saturday vs. LaSalle
02/02/16 F Kuran Iverson Concussion "?" Saturday vs. LaSalle
La Salle Explorers Injuries
02/03/16 G Johnnie Shuler Nose injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. Rhode Island
01/19/16 F Yevgen Sakhniuk Illness out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Rhode Island
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