Davidson Wildcats vs. Richmond Spiders - 2/16/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Richmond Spiders (14-10) at Davidson Wildcats (14-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Belk Arena)
The Line: Davidson Wildcats -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Richmond Spiders will travel to play the Davidson Wildcats in an A-10 game on Tuesday.
The Davidson Wildcats are 14-9 (6-6) and are coming off of a loss to George Mason by a score of 60-59. Davidson has won 2 of their last 3 games and is currently tied for 6th in the A-10 standings. Davidson defeated Richmond by a score of 78-70 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Davidson is averaging 79.8 points per game while giving up 78.3 points per game. Davidson is also averaging 35.5 rebounds per game and 15.6 assists per game. Jack Gibbs is averaging 24.9 points per game and 4.9 assists per game for Davidson. Peyton Aldridge is averaging 14.4 points per game and 6.8 rebounds per game for the Wildcats. Davidson is shooting 75.4% on free throws, 35.2% on three-pointers, and 43.8% on all field goal attempts.
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The Richmond Spiders are 14-10 (6-6) and are coming off of a win against Fordham by a score of 71-67. Richmond has won 3 games in a row and is currently tied for 6th in the A-10 standings. Richmond is averaging 78 points per game while giving up 73.4 points per game. Richmond is also averaging 33.1 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game. Terry Allen is averaging 18.5 points per game and 8.2 rebounds per game for Richmond. T.J. Cline is averaging 16.7 points per game and 5 rebounds per game for the Spiders. Richmond is shooting 65.6% on free throws, 36.2% on three-pointers, and 48.8% on all field goal attempts.
Richmond is 0-7 ATS in their last 7 Tuesday games. The under is 4-1 in Richmond’s last 5 games. Davidson is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 conference games. Davidson is 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 home games. The under is 5-1 in Davidson’s last 6 games. Richmond is 1-4 ATS in these two teams last 5 meetings.
This will be an interesting game between two teams that are tied in the conference standings. Richmond has been able to play slightly better defense, while Davidson is the better rebounding team in this matchup. With this game being so even, I have to side with the home team.