Richmond Spiders visit Saint Joseph's Hawks in college basketball clash

Richmond SpidersSaint Joseph's Hawks
Feb 13, 7:00 PM | Hagan Arena

Richmond Spiders vs Saint Joseph's Hawks Odds

14-10TEAM RECORD13-9

The Saint Joseph's Hawks will try to cover the spread at Hagan Arena on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Richmond Spiders in NCAA basketball action.

The Hawks bring a 13-9 record (8-11 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-10 Spiders, who are 6-15 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Saint Joseph's go 8-9 so far and the Spiders go 9-9.

View Richmond vs Saint Josephs Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Hawks in this one found them listed as 4-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Spiders was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hawks at No. 84 and the Spiders at No. 187 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 71-70 result in favor of the Spiders.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Saint Joseph's has the nation's No. 156-rated offensive output, at 68.2 PPG. The visiting Spiders defense ranks No. 164 allowing on average 65.8 PPG. The Hawks FG% has averaged 43.8% so far, almost the same as the Spiders marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Richmond owns the country's No. 218-rated mark, allowing 71.2 points per game on the highway. Saint Joseph's, on the other hand, rates No. 195 in scoring at home.

In their last action, Richmond was a 56-46 loser at home against Saint Louis. They failed to cover the 4-point spread as underdogs. Richmond suffered a 56-46 loss against Saint Louis on Saturday, getting 20 points from Cedrick Lindsay in a losing effort at Robins Center.

Saint Joseph's was an 80-62 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Massachusetts. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Saint Joseph's got 14 points from Langston Galloway but lost anyway, 80-62, to Massachusetts on Saturday at Mullins Center.

Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing St. Bonaventure are 4-6
After playing Saint Louis are 6-3
After a loss are 6-4

Saint Joseph's Hawks Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing La Salle are 6-4
After playing Massachusetts are 5-5
After a loss are 7-3

A few Spiders at Hawks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Richmond's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Richmond's last 7 games when playing on the road against Saint Joseph's
Richmond is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Richmond is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saint Joseph's last 5 games when playing Richmond
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saint Joseph's last 7 games when playing at home against Richmond
Saint Joseph's is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saint Joseph's last 6 games

Next up:
Richmond home to St. Bonaventure, Saturday, February 16
Saint Joseph's at La Salle, Saturday, February 16

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