Richmond vs. Fordham - 2/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fordham Rams (6-15) at Richmond Spiders (12-11)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Robins Center)
The Line: Richmond Spiders -15 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fordham Rams and Richmond Spiders meet Wednesday night at the Robins Center.
The Fordham Rams look to tie a season-high with a second straight win. On the season, Fordham is averaging 63 points on 40.1 percent shooting and is allowing 69.5 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Eric Paschall is averaging 17.4 points and 5.3 rebounds while Mandell Thomas is averaging 12 points and 3.4 assists. Christian Sengfelder is the third double-digit scorer and Ryan Rhoomes is grabbing 8.9 rebounds. The Fordham Rams have five players averaging at least 6.6 points, and they’re shooting 69.3 percent from the line and 28.2 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Fordham is allowing 34.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 66 or less points in four of its last seven games.
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The Richmond Spiders hope to bounce back after splitting their last 10 games. On the season, Richmond is averaging 65.4 points on 46.5 percent shooting and is allowing 60.7 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Kendall Anthony is averaging 17 points and 2.1 assists while Terry Allen is averaging 12.3 points and 5.7 rebounds. T.J. Cline is the third double-digit scorer and Alonzo Nelson-Ododa is grabbing 5.2 rebounds. The Richmond Spiders have five players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 71.6 percent from the line and 33.9 percent from downtown. Defensively, Richmond is allowing 32.5 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in five of its last six games.
The Rams are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games following a S.U. win and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games. The Spiders are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 7-1-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall. The Rams are 0-8 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Richmond and 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings overall.
Fordham is simply a bad basketball team that hasn't been able to put together back-to-back good performances much this season. Richmond is also solid on its home court and has een crushing the number as of late. Give me the Spiders and the high chalk.