Tuesday, February 2, 2016
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The Rhode Island Rams travel to Mullins Center to play the UMass Minutemen on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has Rhode Island as 5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 12-9 and a road record of 1-5. They are 7-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-9. The Minutemen have an overall record of 8-12 and a home record of 5-6. They have an over/under record of 8-6 and they are 4-9 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 12.1 points per game in 34.6 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 70%.
Trey Davis averages 19.6 points per game while playing 33.4 minutes per contest this year for the Minutemen. He grabs 3.7 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage currently is at 85%. Donte Clark averages 17.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.9 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 2.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Rhode Island averages 70.2 points per contest this season which ranks them 223rd in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 6 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 134th. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 84th in the country. They average 35.2 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game which ranks them 212th and 265th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 62nd with 11.6 per game. The Rams allow 64.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 22nd in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 117th and 76th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.2 rebounds a game which ranks 35th and they give up 8.5 assists per contest which puts them in 1st place in the country. They force 12.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 182nd in the Division 1.
UMass averages 76.5 points per game this year which ranks them 85th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is -2.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 159th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 231st in the nation. They average 36.2 rebounds per game and 14.3 assists per contest which ranks them 167th and 103rd respectively. In the turnover department the Minutemen rank 153rd with 12.6 per game. The Minutemen allow 78.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 297th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 198th and 73rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 38.4 rebounds a game which ranks 284th and they give up 15.5 assists per contest which puts them in 311th place in the nation. The Minutemen force 12.6 turnovers per game which ranks them 198th in college basketball.
The Rams average 67.2 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 64 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -4.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 1 per contest. The Rams have an offensive rating of 106.3 and they assist on 48.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 65.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 50%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 54% and they shoot 3 pointers on 34% of their shots. Rhode Island turns the ball over an average of 15.2 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 8.3% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 52.2% while their offensive rebound percentage is 31.6%. The Rams give up 71.9 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 63 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Minutemen score 80.3 ppg at home and they have averaged 72.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -8.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 0.2 points per game. The Minutemen have a rating on offense of 103.3 and 53.5% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.1 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 50%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they attempt 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. UMass turns it over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 8.8% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 48.6% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 27.5%. The Minutemen give up 80.1 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 80.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Rhode Island Rams Betting Trends
The Rhode Island Rams are 7-12 against the spread
The Rhode Island Rams are 10-9 against the over/under
UMass Minutemen Betting Trends
The UMass Minutemen are 4-9 against the spread
The UMass Minutemen are 8-6 against the over/under
Rhode Island Rams Injuries
11/16/15 G E.C. Matthews Knee out for season
UMass Minutemen Injuries
01/21/16 F Malik Hines Foot out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Rhode Island
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