The Saint Louis Billikens (12 - 4, 3 - 0 CONF) draw a road matchup this week with the Fordham Rams (9 - 7, 0 - 3 CONF). Fordham will be hosting this game at the Rose Hill Gymnasium in Bronx, NY. Fordham comes into this game having lost four straight matchups and the Rams will be the underdogs as a result. Saint Louis takes the court riding high on their own four-game winning streak.
Saint Louis takes the court with a team that has been tightening the screws defensively. Saint Louis has given up 64 points or fewer in all four of their wins over the past four games. Saint Louis is scoring 67 PPG on the year while shooting 42% from the floor as a team. Saint Louis is led by Javon Bess (15 PPG, 7 RPG) on offense and he'll be our player to highlight in this game.
The Fordham Rams come into this game scoring 69 PPG on offense while shooting 43% from the floor as a team. Fordham has been held under their season average in four straight games, losing all of them. Fordham surrenders 64 PPG to opposing teams on defense so far this season. Fordham will need a huge game from Nick Honor (16 PPG, 3 APG) in order to stay competitive throughout both halves of this game.