Richmond vs Virginia Wrap - Virginia Wins 34-13
Richmond was unable to contain Keith Payne on Saturday and the result was a 34-13 Week 1 loss against the Cavaliers.
Virginia was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 45.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Marc Verica completed 24 of 35 pass attempts for 283 yards for the Cavaliers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kendall Gaskins rushed for 89 yards for Richmond, while Aaron Corp added 23 yards. Aaron Corp threw for 183 yards for the Spiders, while receivers Tre Gray and Kevin Grayson had 91 and 35 yards respectively.
Richmond was outgained by Virginia 488-333 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-13 by the Cavaliers.
The time of possession battle favored Richmond as their offense was on the field for 31:22, longer than the 28:38 of their opponents.