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Richmond Spiders vs George Washington Colonials Betting Preview

George Washington ColonialsRichmond Spiders
Feb 11, 5:00 PM | Robins Center

George Washington Colonials vs Richmond Spiders Odds

8-16TEAM RECORD13-12

Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for George Washington when they take on the Spiders on Saturday in college hoops betting action.

The Spiders currently sports a 13-12 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 10-10 ATS. The Colonials are 8-16 and 7-14-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Spiders produce a 12-8 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Colonials have gone 10-12 against the number.

View George Washington vs Richmond Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Spiders as 8-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 164-ranked Spiders and the No. 283-rated Colonials in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 70-63 win for the Spiders on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Richmond has the nation's No. 111-rated offensive output, at 71 PPG. The visiting Colonials defense ranks No. 171 allowing on average 66.8 PPG. The Spiders FG% has averaged 43% so far, more than the Colonials marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.1% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, George Washington owns the country's No. 179-rated mark, allowing 70.5 points per game on the highway. Richmond, on the other hand, rates No. 82 in scoring at home.

In their last action, George Washington was a 79-72 loser on the road against Temple. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs. The Colonials got 22 points from Lasan Kromah, but it was Temple that prevailed in a 79-72 final on Wednesday at Liacouras Center.

Richmond was a 78-76 winner in their most recent outing at home against La Salle. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. Richmond got 22 points and 11 rebounds from Derrick Williams en route to a 78-76 victory over La Salle on Wednesday at Robins Center.

George Washington Colonials Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Saint Joseph's are 7-3
After playing Temple are 7-3
After a loss are 3-7

Richmond Spiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Saint Louis are 7-1
After playing La Salle are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

A few Colonials at Spiders trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of George Washington's last 5 games when playing on the road against Richmond
George Washington is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games when playing on the road against Richmond
George Washington is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
George Washington is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Richmond is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Richmond's last 5 games when playing at home against George Washington
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Richmond's last 5 games at home
Richmond is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing George Washington

Next up:
George Washington home to Saint Joseph's, Saturday, February 18
Richmond at Saint Louis, Wednesday, February 15