Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Huskies versus the Rams? Tip off is at at 1:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN+. The game will be played at Ryan Center in Kingston, RI. The odds for this non-conference game currently have the Rams as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 144 points.


The Pick: Rhode Island Rams -1.5

This game will be played at Ryan Center at 1:00 ET on Saturday, December 30th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 77-66 in favor of the Rams.
  • Not only will Rhode Island pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Huskies Pull Off a Road Win?

After their most recent game, a 79-74 win over Central Connecticut State, Northeastern currently sits at 5-7. In road games, the Huskies are 2-5 this season, while they have a 3-2 record at home. Northeastern has a winning ATS record of 7-5, sitting above .500. When playing away from home, the Huskies are 4-3 vs. the spread, while they are 3-2 ATS in home games.

So far, Northeastern's games have averaged 146.8 points per game with the average over/under line being 137.5 points. Looking at the Huskies' last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with their games averaging 135 points per game.

Northeastern recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 79 points against Central Connecticut State. This output exceeded their season average of 72.9 points per game. The team's top scorer is Chris Doherty, who comes into today's matchup with an average of 12.7, while Luka Sakota also maintains a PPG average of 11.2 leading up to the game.

At present, the Huskies' defense is nationally ranked 195th, allowing 73.9 points per game. Northeastern's defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Central Connecticut State offense to knock down 49% of their shots on their way to putting up 74 points.

Can the Rams Offense Score Enough at Home?

Rhode Island has a 5-7 record in their 13th game of the season. They are 0-4 on the road and 4-2 at home. As of today, Rhode Island has a current ATS record of 3-6-1. In the team's previous five games, they have gone 0-4 vs. the spread.

Up to this point, games involving Rhode Island have had an average of 145.3 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 140.8 points. Their over/under record is 6-4-0. When assessing the Rams' performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 2-0, with their games averaging 142 points per game.

The Rhode Island offense is coming off a game where they scored 71 points against New Hampshire. They posted a field goal percentage of 38.5% and connected on 5 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Jaden House, who is averaging 13.7 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, Zek Montgomery also maintains a PPG average of 13.2 heading into game.

So far, the Rams' defense is ranked 160th in the country at 72.3 points per contest. Rhode Island's three-point defense is currently 143rd in the country at 7.9 made threes per game. In terms of overall field goal percentage, opponets have hit 39.6% of their shots vs. Rhode Island.