Rhode Island Rams vs. Richmond Spiders - 1/5/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Richmond Spiders (8-5) at Rhode Island Rams (9-5)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Thomas M. Ryan Center)
The Line: Rhode Island Rams -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Rhode Island Rams will host the Richmond Spiders this Tuesday.
The Rhode Island Rams come into this game with a 9-5 record and are currently ranked 5th in the Atlantic 10. Rhode Island has won their past 2 games with their most recent game being a 85-57 win over Saint Louis. Through 14 games this season the leading scorer for the Rams has been Four McGlynn who is averaging 12.8 points per game and 2.6 rebounds. Hassan Martin is second on the team with 11.9 points per game and 5.4 rebounds.
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The Richmond Spiders come into this game with a 8-5 record and are 11th in the Atlantic 10. The Spiders have lost their past 2 games with their most recent game being a 77-73 loss to St Johns. Through 13 games this season the leading scorer for the Spiders has been Terry Allen who is scoring 20.0 points per game and 8.2 rebounds. T.J. Cline is second on the team with 15.2 points per game and 4.2 rebounds.
Richmond is 0-6 against the spread in their last 6 Tuesday games. The Spiders are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 games vs. A-10 opponents. Rhode Island is 6-1 against the spread in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. The Rams are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 games overall.
Rhode Island and Richmond are similar teams on paper and this should be a good game. Richmond has been struggling lately losing thier past 2 games while Rhode Island has won their past two. So i will go with the hotter team at home and the Rams.