Richmond Spiders vs. William & Mary Tribe - 12/3/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
William & Mary Tribe (5-1) at Richmond Spiders (2-3)
College Basketball: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Robins Center)
The Line: Richmond Spiders -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Richmond Spiders hope to slow the William & Mary Tribe when the visit the Robins Center Wednesday.
After dropping their opener to Florida the William & Mary Tribe have rattled off five consecutive victories. The Tribe have shown the ability to score and defend in this stretch and relied more on their defense in a 66-62 win over visiting Wofford on Saturday. W&M led by ten at the break and survived a late Terriers charge in a slow halfcourt battle. Wofford hit at a 46.7% rate and had 13 more looks but the Tribe seldom missed with 65.6% marksmanship. The Tribe received a game high 25 points from Marcus Thorntonwith Omar Prewitt tossing in 13 points followed by Sean Sheldon who chipped in with ten points and six boards with Terry Tarpey adding eight points.
The Richmond Spiders are not considered to be a threat in the Atlantic Ten and that might be true but they have been mostly competitive so the rest of the conference can't overlook this team. The Spiders hope to bounce back from consecutive defeats after a 55-50 road loss at Northern Iowa. Richmond struggled early and trailed 30-15 after 20 minutes with their second half rally running out of steam. Both teams hit at around 39% from the field with the Panthers offsetting a slight deficit in field goals with a 16-6 margin at the stripe making the difference. The Spiders were balanced offensively with Kendall Anthony scoring 12 points with Trey Davis tossing in eleven points and snagging eleven rebounds followed by an eight point, six
The Tribe are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win and are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of greater than .600. W&M are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a S.U. win while going 13-3 ATS in their last 16 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record.Tribe are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a ATS win. For Richmond the Spiders are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 home games and are 9-19-2 ATS in their last 30 non-conference games. Richmond are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games while going 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win.The A-10 is better then the Colonial but the Tribe aren't horrible so...