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Richmond Spiders vs Rams College Hoops Game Preview

Richmond SpidersFordham Rams
Feb 23, 1:00 PM | Rose Hill Gym

Richmond Spiders vs Fordham Rams Odds

15-11TEAM RECORD6-21

Richmond travels to Fordham on Saturday, hoping to boost its 15-11 record with a victory over the Rams.

The Spiders will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 6-17 ATS against the number this season, while the Rams are 16-9 ATS. Richmond is 10-10 on the totals; Fordham is 9-11.

View Richmond vs Fordham Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 5.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Rams, most recently No. 257 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Spiders, who rate No. 195 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 73-58 victory for the Spiders.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Fordham's No. 49-rated squad against Richmond's No. 338-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Fordham rates No. 240 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 17 nationally with 8.3 per match.

Defensively, Richmond features the nation's No. 192-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.2 points per game. Fordham, meanwhile, comes in at No. 202 nationally in scoring at home.

Richmond was an 83-80 winner in its last match at home against St. Bonaventure. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. Richmond earned an 83-80 victory over St. Bonaventure on Saturday, getting 22 points from Cedrick Lindsay at Robins Center.

Fordham was a 68-60 loser in their most recent outing on the road against George Washington. They covered the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. Fordham suffered a 68-60 loss against George Washington on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Chris Gaston in a losing effort at Charles E. Smith Center.

Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing George Washington are 7-3
After playing St. Bonaventure are 3-7
After a win are 6-4

Fordham Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Saint Joseph's are 3-7
After playing George Washington are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8

A few Spiders at Rams trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Richmond's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Richmond's last 6 games when playing on the road against Fordham
Richmond is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing on the road against Fordham
Richmond is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Fordham
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Fordham's last 6 games when playing Richmond
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Fordham's last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Fordham's last 8 games
Fordham is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against Richmond

Next up:
Richmond home to George Washington, Wednesday, February 27
Fordham at Saint Joseph's, Saturday, March 2