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Saint Louis Billikens @ Rhode Island Rams

Current Records: Saint Louis 10-18, Rhode Island 11-17

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday, March 2, 2024 at 4 p.m. ET
  • Where: Thomas M. Ryan Center -- Kingston, Rhode Island
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
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  • Ticket Cost: $6.67

What to Know

Saint Louis has enjoyed a two-game homestand but will soon have to dust off their road jerseys. They and the Rhode Island Rams will face off in an Atlantic 10 battle at 4:00 p.m. ET on Saturday at Thomas M. Ryan Center. Given that the pair suffered a loss in their last game, they both have a little extra motivation heading into this match.

Saint Louis lost a heartbreaker to the Spiders when they met back in February of 2022, and they left with a heavy heart again on Wednesday. The Billikens took a hard 80-64 fall against the Spiders. Saint Louis has not had much luck with the Spiders recently, as the team's come up short the last two times they've met.

Bradley Ezewiro put forth a good effort for the losing side as he dropped a double-double on 17 points and 11 rebounds. Another player making a difference was Gibson Jimerson, who scored 21 points.

Meanwhile, Rhode Island's recent rough patch got a bit rougher on Wednesday after their fifth straight defeat. Things couldn't have gone much worse for them as they lost 88-67 to the Rams. Rhode Island was in a tough position after the first half, with the score already sitting at 42-21.

The Billikens have been struggling recently as they've lost ten of their last 12 games, which put a noticeable dent in their 10-18 record this season. As for the Rams, their defeat was their third straight on the road, which dropped their record down to 11-17.

Saint Louis is hoping to beat the odds on Saturday, as the experts think they're headed for a loss. Neither team has fared well against the spread this season; they is 10-16, while Rhode Island is 10-16-1.

Saint Louis beat the Rams 76-71 when the teams last played back in February of 2023. The rematch might be a little tougher for Saint Louis since the team won't have the home-court advantage this time around. We'll see if the change in venue makes a difference.


Rhode Island is a slight 2.5-point favorite against Saint Louis, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Rams as a 1.5-point favorite.

The oddsmakers are expecting fireworks from the offense and set the over/under at a high 159.5 points.

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Series History

Saint Louis has won 5 out of their last 9 games against Rhode Island.

  • Feb 07, 2023 - Saint Louis 76 vs. Rhode Island 71
  • Mar 02, 2022 - Saint Louis 80 vs. Rhode Island 74
  • Feb 10, 2021 - Saint Louis 67 vs. Rhode Island 60
  • Mar 01, 2020 - Saint Louis 72 vs. Rhode Island 62
  • Feb 02, 2019 - Rhode Island 65 vs. Saint Louis 54
  • Jan 06, 2019 - Saint Louis 60 vs. Rhode Island 53
  • Jan 09, 2018 - Rhode Island 72 vs. Saint Louis 65
  • Dec 30, 2016 - Rhode Island 90 vs. Saint Louis 56
  • Jan 02, 2016 - Rhode Island 85 vs. Saint Louis 57