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Rhode Island Rams Visit Richmond Spiders in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

College hoops betting interest focuses on the Rhode Island Rams vs Richmond Spiders battle Wednesday at Robins Center as the Spiders look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the opening NCAA basketball betting line for this matchup, Richmond sat as 3-point underdogs over at MyBookie. Also, check out the current over/under betting total for points scored, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline

Rhode Island Rams vs Richmond Spiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Richmond Spiders sit at 11-8 (7-7-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Rhode Island Rams are currently 12-6 (8-9 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Richmond is 7-8 OU, and Rhode Island is 10-7 OU.

The Richmond Spiders sit at No. 126 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Rhode Island Rams sit at No. 22 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Richmond has the nation's No. 167-rated offensive output, at 72.79 PPG. The visiting Rhode Island Rams defense ranks No. 51 allowing on average 66.44 PPG. The Spiders FG% has averaged 45.56% so far, less than the Richmond Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.55% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Rams blew out Duquesne on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 90-69 win at A.J. Palumbo Center.

The Spiders got a 21-point effort from T.J. Cline, who added 21 rebounds, but George Mason still managed to defeat Richmond 82-77 Sunday at Robins Center.

Betting Trends
  • Rhode Island is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Rhode Island's last 6 games
  • Rhode Island is 5-17 ATS in its last 22 games on the road
  • Rhode Island is 5-17 SU in its last 22 games on the road
  • Richmond is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Richmond is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Rhode Island
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Richmond's last 6 games when playing Rhode Island
  • Richmond is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing at home against Rhode Island

Next Betting Matchups

Rhode Island home to St. Bonaventure, Saturday, January 28th
Richmond at Duquesne, Saturday, January 28th