Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Richmond Spiders - 11/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Richmond Spiders (1-1) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (2-0)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Joel Coliseum)
The Line: Wake Forest Demon Deacons -2 -- Over/Under: 152.5 See the Latest Odds
The Richmond Spiders will go on the road to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are coming off of their second win in a row. A 90-82-road victory over Bucknell. The Demon Deacons were led by the double double from Devin Thomas who recoded 18 points and 12 rebounds and 3 blocks. Guard Mitchell Wilbekin also added 17 points and 4 rebounds. As a team Wake Forest shot 46.0% from the field and 33.3% from the 3-point line and 73.7% from the free throw line. Wake Forest has looked through their first two games and they will try to carry their momentum into their next game against Richmond.
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The Richmond Spiders picked up their first win of the year against Stetson in a 108-85 victory. The leading scorer for the Spiders was Forward T.J. Cline who dropped 27 points with 4 assists. Guard ShawnDre’ Jones scored 21 points and had 7 assists. Forward Terry Allen also added 15 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. It was a big team victory with every player scoring except for one. As a team Richmond shot 54.5% from the field and 48% from the 3-point line. Richmond will try to repeat this shooting performance on the road at Wake Forest.
Richmond is 3-0-1 against the spread in their last 4 Wednesday games. The Spiders are 6-0 against the spread in their last 6 road games vs. a team with a home winning % of geater than .600. Wake Forest is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games vs. Atlantic 10 teams. The Demon Deacons are 4-0-1 against the spread in their last 5 non conference games.
Wake Forest has won their first two games and have been playing good basketball. Richmond is coming off their first win of their year even though their opponent was not that good they shot the ball well but played bad defense. I think Wake Forest will able to score easily in this game. Take Wake Forest at home to cover.