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Richmond Spiders vs George Washington Colonials Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner

George Washington ColonialsRichmond Spiders
19-6February 18, 2014, 07:00 | Robins Center17-8

The Richmond Spiders will try to pay off for their supporters on Tuesday when they play host to the George Washington Colonials at Robins Center in NCAA basketball action.

The Colonials will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 13-7 ATS against the number this season, while the Spiders are 12-11-1 ATS. George Washington is 10-9 on the totals; Richmond is 14-10.

View George Washington Colonials vs Richmond Spiders Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to back visiting George Washington before tip-off in this one found them as 0-point over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

This game puts the Spiders, most recently No. 156 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Colonials, who rate No. 113 in the latest survey.

Last time out for George Washington, they were a 67-61 loser as they battled Massachusetts at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 5-point favorite. Patricio Garino scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Colonials to a win (they lost 67-61 to Massachusetts at Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday).

Richmond won its last outing, an 82-70 result against Fordham on February 15. They covered in that game as a 11-point favorite. Kendall Anthony scored 24 points leading the Spiders to an 82-70 victory over Fordham at Robins Center on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Richmond's No. 179-ranked offense, averaging 69.56 PPG, against a Colonials defense that ranks No. 63 at 66.48 PPG. The Spiders field goal percentage has averaged 43.87% so far, less than the Colonials marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.28% per game.

A few Colonials at Spiders trends to consider:
George Washington is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games
George Washington is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of George Washington's last 9 games
George Washington is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Richmond is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
Richmond is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
Richmond is 4-0-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Richmond is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
George Washington at Saint Louis, Saturday, February 22nd
Richmond at La Salle, Saturday, February 22nd