Richmond vs. Duquesne - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Duquesne Dukes (6-12) at Richmond Spiders (10-9)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Robins Center)
The Line: Richmond Spiders -13.5 -- Over/Under: TBA See the Latest Odds
The Richmond Spiders and the Duquesne Dukes face off on Wednesday at the Robins Center in A-10 college basketball action.
The Richmond Spiders are 10-9 this season and they have lost two of their last three games. Richmond is averaging 64.2 points and they are shooting 46.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 60.1 points and their opponents are shooting 42.4 percent. Kendall Anthony leads the Spiders averaging 15.9 points per game. Terry Allen is averaging 11.8 points and 5.5 rebounds, T.J. Cline is averaging 11.5 points, and ShawnDre’ Jones is averaging 8.6 points. Richmond is 9-2 at home and 3-3 in the A-10 this season.
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The Duquesne Dukes are 6-12 this season and they have lost their last five games. As a team Duquesne is averaging 71.7 points and they are shooting 45.4 percent form the floor while defensively they are allowing 72.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Derrick Colter leads the Dukes averaging 12.7 points per game. Micah Mason is averaging 10.8 points, Jordan Stevens is averaging 9.5 points, and TySean Powell is averaging 8.6 points. Duquesne is 1-5 on the road and 1-6 in A-10 play this season.
Richmond is 5-0 against the spread in their last five games, 5-0 against the spread against the A-10, and 0-4 against the spread in Wednesday games. Duquesne is 4-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the spread, 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games, and 7-3 against the spread following a loss. The favorite has covered the point spread in six of the last seven meetings of these two.
Richmond is looking at a big number to cover here but they should get it done at home.