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Virginia Commonwealth Rams Favored by -9.5 Point Spread Against the Richmond Spiders on Friday

College basketball betting interest will be high on Friday when the Spiders of Richmond hit the hard court against the Rams of Virginia Commonwealth.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Virginia Commonwealth Rams in this one found them listed as -9.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Spiders was expected to move the line.

Richmond Spiders vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Richmond Spiders will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Friday; they are 9-12 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Virginia Commonwealth Rams are 15-8 ATS. Richmond Spiders are 13-8 on betting the total; Virginia Commonwealth Rams are 10-12-1.

This game puts the Virginia Commonwealth Rams, most recently No. 8 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Richmond Spiders, who rate No. 160 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Richmond Spiders rank No. 239 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 32.84 per game. That compares with Virginia Commonwealth’s No. 127 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Virginia Commonwealth is college basketball's No. 86-ranked team at 7.77 per game, while the Richmond Spiders rate No. 87 with 7.76 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Spiders endured a 83-79 loss at the hands of the Wildcats on Tuesday, despite a 25-point effort from T.J. Cline at Belk Arena.

Virginia Commonwealth earned a 83-67 victory over Rhode Island on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Mo Alie-Cox at Siegel Center.

Betting Trends
  • Richmond is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Richmond's last 6 games
  • Richmond is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Virginia Commonwealth
  • Richmond is 4-13 SU in its last 17 games when playing Virginia Commonwealth
  • Virginia Commonwealth is 10-3 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Virginia Commonwealth is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Commonwealth's last 6 games
  • Virginia Commonwealth is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Richmond home to George Washington, Wednesday, February 24th
Virginia Commonwealth at George Mason, Wednesday, February 24th