Saint Louis vs. Richmond - 2/10/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Richmond Spiders (12-10) at Saint Louis Billikens (8-14)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm (Chaifetz Arena)
The Line: Saint Louis Billikens +6.5 -- Over/Under: 148 See the Latest Odds
The Saint Louis Billikens and the Richmond Spiders face off on Wednesday in A-10 college basketball action.
The St. Louis Billikens are 8-14 this season and they have lost their last three games. St. Louis is averaging 66 points per game and they are shooting 42 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.6 points and their opponents are shooting 43.3 percent. Ash Yacoubou leads the Billikens averaging 12.1 points and 5.9 rebounds per game. Mike Crawford is averaging 10.6 points, Miles Reynolds is averaging 9.6 points, and Malik Yarbrough is averaging 8.5 points and 5.2 rebounds. St. Louis is 6-8 at home and 3-7 in the A-10.
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The Richmond Spiders are 12-10 this season and they are coming off of a win that ended a two game losing skid. Richmond is averaging 78.8 points per game and they are shooting 48.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.6 points and their opponents are shooting 45.3 percent. Terry Allen leads the Spiders averaging 19 points and 8.5 rebounds per game. T.J. Cline is averaging 16.8 points and 5.1 rebounds, ShawnDre’ Jones is averaging 15.7 points, and Marshall Wood is averaging 9.8 points. Richmond is 3-4 on the road and 4-6 in the A-10.
St. Louis is 11-27 against the spread against the A-10, 7-23-1 against the spread in their last 31 home games, and 3-13 against the spread following a loss. Richmond is 7-2 against the spread in their last nine road games against a team with a losing home record, 2-5 against the spread following a win, and 1-5 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread. The home team is 5-1-1 against the spread in the last seven meetings of these two teams.
I am not loving this game but having to make a choice I will take the points with the home team.