Charlotte 49ers visit Richmond Spiders in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Charlotte 49ers vs Richmond Spiders Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Charlotte when they take on the Richmond Spiders on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
This season, the Spiders are 11-7 overall and 3-12 ATS ATS, while the 49ers are 15-2 and 8-4 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Richmond boasts a 6-6 on the OU, and Charlotte is 6-5.
Bettors looking to go with the Spiders in this one found them listed as 2.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the 49ers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 69-rated Charlotte taking on the No. 226-rated Spiders in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 74-71 win for the 49ers on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Richmond has the nation's No. 126-rated offensive output, at 69.8 PPG. The visiting 49ers defense ranks No. 72 allowing on average 61.5 PPG. The Spiders FG% has averaged 44.7% so far, less than the 49ers marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.
Defensively, Charlotte features the nation's No. 49-rated defense on the road, allowing 62.4 points per game. Richmond, meanwhile, comes in at No. 102 nationally in scoring at home.
Charlotte won its last outing, a 74-68 result against Fordham on January 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 13-point favorite. Charlotte got 18 points from DeMario Mayfield en route to a 74-68 victory over Fordham on Wednesday at Dale F. Halton Arena.
Richmond lost its last outing, a 62-47 result against Butler on January 16. They failed to cover in that game as a 9-point underdog. The Spiders endured a 62-47 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Wednesday, despite a 12-point effort from Darien Brothers at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
Charlotte 49ers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Xavier are 4-6
After playing Fordham are 4-5
After a win are 8-2
Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Virginia Commonwealth are 6-4
After playing Butler are 0-1
After a loss are 6-4
A few 49ers at Spiders trends to consider:
Charlotte is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Charlotte's last 6 games when playing on the road against Richmond
Charlotte is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Richmond
Richmond is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games at home
Richmond is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Charlotte
Richmond is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Charlotte
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Richmond's last 13 games when playing Charlotte
Charlotte home to Xavier, Wednesday, January 23
Richmond home to Virginia Commonwealth, Thursday, January 24