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Fordham vs Davidson Pick & Preview: Saturday, February 11th Betting Odds
Rams vs Wildcats Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: Fordham Rams at Davidson Wildcats
- Where: Davidson at John M. Belk Arena
- Date: Saturday, February 11th
- Betting Odds: Fordham +5, FORDM +178 | DAVID -223 O/U 138.5
Through 24 games, the Fordham Rams have an overall record of 19-5. So far, the Rams have played 7 games on the road, with a record of 4-3. For the season, Fordham has been the underdog in 8 games, sitting with a mark of 4-4. Currently, the oddsmakers have the lines set with the Rams being +5 point underdogs.
Fordham will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Darius Quisneberry who is averaging 16.87 points per game for the Rams. Quisneberry is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Rams’ offensive game plan is the play of Khalid Moore who has hit 49.2% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 15.29 points per game.
So far this season, the Fordham offense has yet to find its footing. Coming into today’s game, the Rams’ are ranked 355th at 66.1 points per game. The team’s inneficient outside shooting has been a problem for Fordham, as they have hit just 30.1% of their 3-point shots. In terms of pace, the Rams have played at a tempo near the NCAA average at 78.4 possessions per game.
The Davidson Wildcats head into today’s game in what will be their 24th game of the season, posting a record of 11-12. So far this season, Davidson has played 13 games at home, sitting with a record of 7-6. At the time of this article, the oddsmakers have the Wildcats as the -5 point favorites. The Wildcats have been favored 13 times, going 9-4 straight up.
Sam Mennenga comes into today’s game as the Wildcats’ leading scorer at 15.48 points per contest. Not only has Mennenga been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Davidson’s top rebounder at 7.17 boards per contest. Behind Mennenga, the team has benefited from the strong play of Foster Loyer, who is second on the team in scoring at 15.45 points per game. Overall, he has hit 36.6% of his shots and is adding 4.59 boards per game.
Through 23 games, Davidson has been playing well on offense, averaging 75.6 points per game. Even though the team has been methodical with their pace, the Wildcats’ shooters have been hot from outside, hitting 38.6% of their shots per game. This strong shooting percentage has equated to an average of 8.82 made 3’s per contest.
Free Spread Prediction: Davidson Wildcats -5
Heading into this matchup, with the Davidson Wildcats sitting as -5 point favorites, we like them to pick up the win and cover the spread. Both team’s will be coming into the game looking to get up shots from outside, as Davidson and Fordham are averaging 8.82 and 10.34 made 3’s per game, respectively. One trend that we feel strongly about is the fact that Davidson has historically performed well against the spread at home, going 7-3 ATS (last 10). Before tonight’s matchup, we recommend getting a wager down on the Wildcats to cover at -5.