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Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Richmond Spiders NCAA College Basketball Betting

Earning a win and covering the posted point spread will be the goals for Texas Tech when they take on the Richmond Spiders on Saturday in college basketball betting odds action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Bettors looking to go with the Richmond Spiders in this one found them listed as 6-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu at Bovada. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Red Raiders was expected to move the line.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs Richmond Spiders Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Richmond Spiders are 5-4 so far on the season, and 2-3 ATS vs the number. The Texas Tech Red Raiders, meanwhile, are 9-1 and 4-3 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Richmond go 1-4 and the Texas Tech Red Raiders go 4-3 on betting totals.

The Richmond Spiders sit at No. 177 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Texas Tech Red Raiders sit at No. 35 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Texas Tech is ranked No. 178 in NCAA basketball at 35.83 per game. Contrast that with Richmond's No. 229 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Richmond is the No. 175-ranked team in the country at 6.78 per game, while Texas Tech rates No. 170 at 6.9 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Red Raiders blew out UTSA on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 87-50 win at United Supermarkets Arena.

Richmond got 19 points from ShawnDre' Jones en route to a 78-75 victory over UMBC on Saturday at Robins Center.

Betting Trends
  • Texas Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas Tech is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas Tech is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Richmond is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas Tech home to Longwood, Wednesday, December 21st
Richmond at James Madison, Tuesday, December 20th