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Richmond Spiders Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Davidson Wildcats

The Richmond Spiders will look to improve on a 2-10 record on Saturday when they host the Davidson Wildcats in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Robins Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Davidson Wildcats before tip-off in this one found them as -4.5-point favorites over at Bovada earlier.

Davidson Wildcats vs Richmond Spiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Davidson Wildcats will look to cover the spread vs the Richmond Spiders on Saturday, as the Wildcats are 4-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Spiders are 3-8 ATS. Davidson is 4-6 against the total, while Richmond is 7-4 versus the total betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 129-rated Davidson Wildcats taking on the No. 275-rated Richmond Spiders in this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Richmond's No. 254-ranked scoring average of 65.83 PPG, against a Davidson Wildcats defense rated No. 184 and allowing 74 PPG. The Richmond Spiders FG% has averaged 42.63% to date this season, less than the Davidson Wildcats shooters have managed so far (46.21% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Davidson got 30 points from Kellan Grady en route to a 91-78 victory over Akron on Monday at Stan Sheriff Center.

The Spiders endured a 78-73 loss at the hands of the Eagles on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Grant Golden at Conte Forum.

Betting Trends
  • Davidson is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Davidson is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Davidson's last 9 games
  • Davidson is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Richmond is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
  • Richmond is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Richmond's last 6 games when playing Davidson

Next Betting Matchups

Davidson home to Saint Louis, Wednesday, January 3rd
Richmond at Fordham, Wednesday, January 3rd