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Richmond Spiders Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Boston College Eagles

The Boston College Eagles will look to boost their win total and cover the point spread when they tip off against the Richmond Spiders at Conte Forum on Saturday in NCAA hoops betting.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Richmond Spiders were listed as 12.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Richmond Spiders vs Boston College Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Richmond Spiders will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 2-8 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Boston College Eagles are 6-4 ATS. Richmond Spiders are 6-4 on betting the total; Boston College Eagles are 4-6.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 200-ranked Boston College Eagles and the No. 289-rated Richmond Spiders in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Richmond is ranked No. 262 in NCAA basketball at 28.09 per game. Contrast that with Boston College's No. 13 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Boston College is the No. 120-ranked team in the country at 8.17 per game, while Richmond rates No. 212 at 6.55 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Richmond suffered a 86-78 loss against Bucknell on Tuesday, getting 22 points from De'Monte Buckingham in a losing effort at Robins Center.

Boston College got 15 points from Jordan Chatman en route to a 84-65 victory over Central Connecticut State on Sunday at Conte Forum.

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

Next Betting Matchups

Richmond home to Davidson, Saturday, December 30th
Boston College at Virginia, Saturday, December 30th