Rhode Island Rams vs. UMass Minutemen: 2/6/2021 Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 6, 2021

The Rhode Island Rams (8-9) are at home in A-10 action against the UMass Minutemen (6-3) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 8:00 PM ET. The Rams are favored by 7.5 points in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The matchup’s point total is 144.5.

Betting Information

Rhode Island vs UMass Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Rhode Island -7.5 -110 -110 144.5 -110 -110 -343 272

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Computer picks for Rhode Island vs UMass
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
UMass (+7.5) Over (144.5) Rhode Island 74 UMass 71

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Total Facts

  • The Rams and their opponents have combined for 144.5 points — this matchup’s over/under — in six of 17 opportunities (35.3%) this season.
  • UMass has combined with its opponents to score at least 144.5 points in six of nine games (66.7%) this year.
  • The Rams and the Minutemen combine to average 3.9 more points per game than the total of 144.5 set for this game.
  • The Rams and the Minutemen have seen their opponents average a combined 6.2 fewer points per game than the point total of 144.5 set for this game.
  • The Rams average point total in matchups this year is 140, 4.5 points less than the total in this game.
  • The average over/under for Minutemen games this season is 2.2 more points than the point total of 144.5 for this outing.

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Rhode Island Betting Information

  • Strong against this spread this season, the Rams have covered nine times in 17 contests.
  • The Rams have struggled to cover, going just 0-2 ATS when favored by at least 7.5 points.
  • Rhode Island has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 9 of 17 games for a 52.9% rate.

UMass Betting Information

  • UMass has a 5-4 record against the spread, covering in 55.6% of their matchups.
  • When they are at least 7.5-point underdogs, the Minutemen have a record ATS of 1-2.
  • In the majority of Minutemen games this season, the teams have combined to hit the over (6 out of 9 games, 66.7%).

Head to Head

Rhode Island vs UMass (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/13/2021 Rhode Island -2.5 153 -146 +121 Regular Season 80-78 UMASS
3/7/2020 Rhode Island -2.5 142 -151 +124 Regular Season 64-63 URI
2/4/2020 Rhode Island -15.5 145.5 -1938 +912 Regular Season 73-67 URI
3/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 94-75 URI
1/27/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-70 UMASS

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Rhode Island Leaders

  • The Rams leader in points and assists is Fatts Russell, who scores 14.5 points per game to go with 4.1 assists.
  • Antwan Walker is Rhode Island’s best rebounder, hauling in an average of 6.1 boards in each contest while scoring 8.3 points per game.
  • Jeremy Sheppard contributes the bulk of the Rams’ three-point shooting production. He hits 1.7 threes per game to lead the squad.
  • Russell and Makhel Mitchell lead the Rams on the defensive end, with Russell leading the team in steals averaging 1.9 per game and Mitchell in blocks averaging 1.7 per contest.

UMass Leaders

  • Tre Mitchell sits on top of the Minutemen leaderboards for both scoring and rebounding with 20.0 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.
  • Noah Fernandes dishes out more assists than any other UMass player with 5.2 per game. He also averages 11.9 points and grabs 4.9 rebounds per game.
  • Carl Pierre hits 2.4 three-pointers per game, the most on the Minutemen.
  • Fernandes (1.9 steals per game) is the steal leader for UMass while Tre Mitchell (1.3 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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