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Nov 28, 7:00 PM | Robins Center

William & Mary Tribe vs Richmond Spiders Odds

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The Richmond Spiders will be trying to slam the William & Mary Tribe on Wednesday when the teams tip off at Robins Center in college betting action.

Richmond battles the Tribe, currently sitting with a 3-2 mark (1-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-1 for the Spiders and 0-1 for the Tribe.

View William Mary vs Richmond Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Richmond opened as 12.5-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Spiders, most recently No. 214 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Tribe, who rate No. 237 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 75-71 victory for the Spiders.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Richmond has the nation's No. 143-rated offensive output, at 70.3 PPG. The visiting Tribe defense ranks No. 85 allowing on average 61.2 PPG. The Spiders FG% has averaged 43% so far, less than the Tribe marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.1% per game.

Defensively, William & Mary features the nation's No. 72-rated defense on the road, allowing 61 points per game. Richmond, meanwhile, comes in at No. 93 nationally in scoring at home.

William & Mary was a 63-57 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Wake Forest. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Marcus Thornton scored 17 points in a futile effort to lead the Tribe to a win (they lost 63-57 to Wake Forest at Joel Coliseum on Friday).

Last time out for Richmond, they were a 73-48 loser as they battled Ohio on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. Richmond was run off the court by the Bobcats on Saturday as Ohio routed them 73-48 at Ohio University Convocation Center.

William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Old Dominion are 4-6
After playing Wake Forest are 2-0
After a loss are 2-8

Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Wake Forest are 8-2
After a loss are 6-4

A few Tribe at Spiders trends to consider:
William & Mary is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Richmond
William & Mary is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games on the road
William & Mary is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games when playing on the road against Richmond
Richmond is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Richmond is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against William & Mary
Richmond is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games when playing William & Mary
Richmond is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games

Next up:
William & Mary home to Old Dominion, Saturday, December 1
Richmond home to Wake Forest, Saturday, December 1

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