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Duquesne Dukes Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Richmond Spiders

The Duquesne Dukes will look to pick up a win while covering the point spread when they take on the Spiders in Richmond at Robins Center on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Duquesne Dukes opened as 10.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

Duquesne Dukes vs Richmond Spiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Richmond Spiders bring a 12-8 record (8-7-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-12 Dukes, who are 9-9 ATS. Those OVER/UNDER betting have witnessed Richmond go 7-9 so far and the Duquesne Dukes go 8-10.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 125 (Richmond) and the No. 225 (Duquesne) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Richmond has the nation's No. 166-rated offensive output, at 72.8 PPG. The visiting Duquesne Dukes defense ranks No. 169 allowing on average 73.14 PPG. The Spiders FG% has averaged 45.42% so far, more than the Richmond Dukes marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.63% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Duquesne got 16 points from Emile Blackman but lost anyway, 74-60, to Davidson on Tuesday at Belk Arena.

The Spiders got a 21-point performance from T.J. Cline, who added 21 rebounds, as Richmond ran past Rhode Island 73-62 on Wednesday at Robins Center.

Betting Trends
  • Duquesne is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Duquesne is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • Duquesne is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Duquesne is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Richmond
  • Richmond is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Richmond is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Richmond's last 5 games
  • Richmond is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Duquesne home to St. Bonaventure, Wednesday, February 1st
Richmond at VCU, Wednesday, February 1st