Richmond vs. Saint Joseph's - 2/28/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Joseph's Spiders (16-12) at Richmond Hawks (12-15)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Hagan Arena)
The Line: Richmond +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Richmond Spiders and Saint Joseph's Hawks meet Saturday night at the Hagan Arena.
The Richmond Spiders look for a win after winning six of their last 10 games. On the season, Richmond is averaging 65.7 points on 45.7 percent shooting and is allowing 60.9 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Kendall Anthony is averaging 16.2 points and 2.5 assists while Terry Allen is averaging 12.5 points and 6.2 rebounds. T.J. Cline is grabbing 3.7 rebounds and ShawnDre' Jones is dishing 2.5 assists. The Richmond Spiders have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 69.9 percent from the line and 34.6 percent from deep. Defensively, Richmond is allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in six of its last nine games.
The Saint Joseph's Hawks look for a win after splitting their last eight games. On the season, Saint Joseph's is averaging 62.3 points on 40.9 percent shooting and is allowing 64.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting. DeAndre Bembry is averaging 18.4 points and 7.5 rebounds while Isaiah Miles is averaging 10.9 points and five rebounds. Aaron Brown is grabbing 3.9 rebounds and Chris Wilson is dishing 2.8 assists. The Saint Joseph's Hawks have four players averaging at least 7.7 points, and they’re shooting 62.2 percent from the line and 30.5 percent from deep. Defensively, Saint Joseph's is allowing 35.9 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or more points in five of its last seven games.
The Spiders are 8-0-1 ATS in their last 9 games following a ATS win and 10-3-1 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The Hawks are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 home games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS win. The Spiders are 5-11 ATS in the last 16 meetings.
Richmond has become a decent road team lately and simply been a money making machine ATS overall this season. With Saint Joseph's and its inconsistent play, don't mind laying the bucket.