Rhode Island vs La Salle: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – January 27, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on January 27, 2021 - Last Updated on January 30, 2021

The Rhode Island Rams (7-7) visit the La Salle Explorers (5-8) in a matchup of A-10 teams at Tom Gola Arena, beginning at 5:00 PM ET on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. The Explorers are 6-point underdogs in the game, the first matchup between the teams this season. The over/under is 138 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 27, 2021, 2:14 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Explorers (+6)

The spread for this game suggested by the model (5.3 points) is slightly less than the 6-point edge DraftKings gives to the Rams, though the data still has them as the favorite.

Pick OU:
Over (138)

The model predicts a total 2.0 points higher than the one set by DraftKings for this game.

Prediction: Rhode Island 73, La Salle 67

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Rams’ average implied point total this season is 1.8 more points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (73.8 implied points on average compared to 72 implied points in this game).
  • Rhode Island has outscored its implied point total for this matchup (72) eight times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Explorers (73.2) is 7.2 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (66).
  • This season, La Salle has scored more than this game’s implied total of 66 points seven times.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Rhode Island and La Salle Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 6+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Rams 6-7 1-2 9-4
Explorers 5-6 0-0 6-5

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Rhode Island

La Salle
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/24/2021 Fordham Win 52-42 1/23/2021 Richmond Win 84-78
1/20/2021 Duquesne Loss 71-69 1/18/2021 Saint Joseph’s (PA) Win 90-83
1/16/2021 George Mason Win 80-60 1/16/2021 Davidson Loss 77-53
1/13/2021 UMass Loss 80-78 1/13/2021 George Mason Loss 75-42
1/9/2021 VCU Win 83-68 1/9/2021 UMass Loss 83-67

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