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Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Richmond Spiders Odds
The Richmond Spiders will be trying to slam the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday when the teams tip off at Robins Center in college betting action.
Supporters of the Demon Deacons have watched them go 3-3 and 2-3 ATS on the year, while the Spiders are at 5-2 and 1-4 ATS. In totals betting, the Spiders are 1-1, while the Demon Deacons have a 3-0 mark.
The Spiders were listed as 11-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 214 (Spiders) and the No. 232 (Demon Deacons) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-65 result in favor of the Spiders has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Richmond's No. 106 nationally ranked offense (72.6 points per game) against a Demon Deacons defense that sits as the No. 302 at 74.2 PPG. The Spiders have been averaging 44.1% from the field, less than the Demon Deacons have managed so far this season (45.3% on average).
Defensively, Wake Forest features the nation's No. 334-rated defense on the road, allowing 85.5 points per game. Richmond, meanwhile, comes in at No. 77 nationally in scoring at home.
Wake Forest lost its last outing, a 79-63 result against Nebraska on November 27. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite. Madison Jones scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Demon Deacons to a win (they lost 79-63 to Nebraska at Joel Coliseum on Tuesday).
Richmond was an 86-78 winner in its last match at home against William & Mary. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as favorites. Richmond got 20 points from Darien Brothers en route to an 86-78 victory over William & Mary on Wednesday at Robins Center.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing High Point are 2-2
After playing Nebraska are 0-1
After a loss are 3-7
Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Old Dominion are 6-4
After playing William & Mary are 7-3
After a win are 3-7
A few Demon Deacons at Spiders trends to consider:
Wake Forest is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Richmond
Wake Forest is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Richmond
Wake Forest is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Wake Forest is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Richmond is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Richmond is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Wake Forest
Richmond is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Richmond is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Wake Forest
Wake Forest home to High Point, Wednesday, December 5
Richmond at Old Dominion, Tuesday, December 4