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Rhode Island @ Florida Gulf Coast

Current Records: Rhode Island 4-1; Florida Gulf Coast 2-2

What to Know

The Rhode Island Rams will face off against the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles on the road at 7 p.m. ET Tuesday at Alico Arena. The Rams earned an 80-60 win in their most recent contest against Florida Gulf Coast in December of 2017.

The Boston College Eagles typically have all the answers at home, but on Sunday Rhode Island proved too difficult a challenge. Rhode Island snuck past BC with a 71-65 win. Rhode Island got double-digit scores from four players: forward Antwan Walker (15), guard Jeremy Sheppard (15), guard Malik Martin (11), and guard Ishmael El-Amin (11).

Meanwhile, Florida Gulf Coast took their game at home on Sunday with ease, bagging a 99-59 victory over the Eckerd College Tritons.

The Rams are the favorite in this one, with an expected 6-point margin of victory. They have been consistent moneymakers against the spread when favored (4-1), so they might be worth a quick bet.

Their wins bumped Rhode Island to 4-1 and Florida Gulf Coast to 2-2. In their win, Rhode Island relied heavily on Antwan Walker, who had 15 points. Florida Gulf Coast will need to find a way to minimize his impact if they want to win.

How To Watch

  • When: Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Alico Arena -- Fort Myers, Florida
  • TV: ESPN Plus
  • Follow: CBS Sports App
  • Ticket Cost: $21.00


The Rams are a solid 6-point favorite against the Eagles, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 6-point spread, and stayed right there.

Over/Under: -110

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Series History

Rhode Island won the only game these two teams have played in the last seven years.

  • Dec 27, 2017 - Rhode Island 80 vs. Florida Gulf Coast 60