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Richmond Spiders host La Salle Explorers in college basketball action

La Salle ExplorersRichmond Spiders
Feb 8, 7:00 PM | Robins Center

La Salle Explorers vs Richmond Spiders Odds

17-7TEAM RECORD12-12

College basketball wagering interest will be high on Wednesday when the Explorers of La Salle hit the hard court against the Spiders of Richmond.

The Spiders are 12-12 so far on the season, and 9-10 ATS vs. the number. The Explorers, meanwhile, are 17-7 and 12-5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Richmond go 11-8 and the Explorers go 9-9 on the totals.

View La Salle vs Richmond Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 164 (Spiders) and the No. 75 (Explorers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 79-73 result in favor of the Explorers has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Richmond's No. 122 nationally ranked offense (70.7 points per game) against a Explorers defense that sits as the No. 119 at 64.9 PPG. The Spiders have been averaging 43.1% from the field, less than the Explorers have managed so far this season (47% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, La Salle owns the country's No. 115-rated mark, allowing 67.9 points per game on the highway. Richmond, on the other hand, rates No. 85 in scoring at home.

Last time out for La Salle, they were a 70-66 loser as they battled Saint Joseph's on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog. La Salle got 17 points from Earl Pettis but lost anyway, 70-66, to Saint Joseph's on Saturday at Hagan Arena.

Richmond was an 81-72 loser in its last match on the road against Duquesne. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. The Spiders got 21 points from Kendall Anthony, but it was Duquesne that prevailed in an 81-72 final on Saturday at A.J. Palumbo Center.

La Salle Explorers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Saint Louis are 3-4
After playing Saint Joseph's are 6-4
After a loss are 6-4

Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
Before playing George Washington are 6-4
After playing Duquesne are 4-6
After a loss are 5-5

A few Explorers at Spiders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of La Salle's last 5 games on the road
La Salle is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Richmond is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
Richmond is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing La Salle
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Richmond's last 9 games when playing La Salle
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Richmond's last 7 games

Next up:
La Salle home to Saint Louis, Saturday, February 11
Richmond home to George Washington, Saturday, February 11