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Richmond vs Morehead State Odds Preview

The two biggest upsets of the first round clash in the second as the Richmond Spiders face the Morehead State Eagles at Pepsi Center in NCAAB action.

The game is a Southwest Region which sees the No. 12 Spiders, upset winners over Vanderbilt, favored by 3.5 points against MSU, who knocked off Louisville as a 13 seed. Richmond needs to keep Kenneth Faried away from the boards and continue to hit from behind the arc and they can win easily here.

It ensures at least one Cinderella moves onto the Round of 16.

View Morehead State vs Richmond Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Eagles listed as 3-point underdogs at Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 58 (Spiders) and the No. 50 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-73 result in favor of the Spiders has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Richmond's No. 131-ranked offense, averaging 70.1 PPG, against a Eagles defense that ranks No. 32 at 61.7 PPG. The Spiders field goal percentage has averaged 46.3% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.6% per game.

Defensively, Morehead State features the nation's No. 31-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.2 points per game. Richmond, meanwhile, comes in at No. 178 nationally in scoring at home.

Morehead State was a 62-61 winner in their most recent outing against Louisville. They covered the 9.5–point spread as underdogs.

In their last action, Richmond was a 69-66 winner against Vanderbilt. They covered the 3–point spread as underdogs.

Morehead State Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Louisville are 0-5
After a win are 9-1

Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After a win are 9-1


A few Eagles at Spiders trends to consider:
Richmond is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games

 

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