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Richmond Spiders vs Rutgers Scarlet Knights in college hoops odds

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Nov 23, 7:00 PM | Moon Palace Resort

Rutgers Scarlet Knights vs Richmond Spiders Odds

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The Spiders will try to cover the spread at Moon Palace Resort on Wednesday when they get a visit from the Rutgers Scarlet Knights in college basketball action.

The game is being played at Moon Palace Resort, which makes it technically a neutral site match.

The Scarlet Knights will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 0-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Spiders are 0-2 ATS. Rutgers is 1-2 on the totals; Richmond is 1-1.

View Rutgers vs Richmond Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 119-ranked Spiders and the No. 148-rated Scarlet Knights in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 73-69 win for the Spiders on Wednesday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Scarlet Knights is ranked No. 188 in NCAA hoops at 35.8 per game. Contrast that with Richmond’s No. 253 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Richmond is the No. 109-ranked team in the country at 7 per game, while Rutgers rates No. 282 at 4.6 per game.

Defensively, Rutgers features the nation's No. 229-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. Richmond, meanwhile, comes in at No. 177 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Rutgers was a 76-70 loser on the road against Illinois State. They failed to cover the 5–point spread as favorites. John Wilkins scored 21 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for Illinois State on Tuesday, leading the Redbirds to a 76-70 victory over Rutgers at Moon Palace Resort.

Richmond lost its last outing, a 70-61 result against Illinois on November 22. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. Richmond got 22 points from Darien Brothers but lost anyway, 70-61, to Illinois on Tuesday at Moon Palace Resort.

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing UMBC are 3-0
After a loss are 4-6

Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
Before playing William & Mary are 6-4
After a loss are 9-1

A few Scarlet Knights at Spiders trends to consider:
Richmond is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
Rutgers home to UMBC, Monday, November 28
Richmond at William & Mary, Wednesday, November 30

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