Richmond vs. Massachusetts - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Massachusetts Minutemen (9-12) at Richmond Spiders (11-10)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Robins Center)
The Line: Richmond Spiders -12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: Comcast Sports
The Massachusetts Minutemen and Richmond Spiders meet Saturday at the Robins Center.
The Massachusetts Minutemen could use a win after losing seven of their last eight games. The Massachusetts Minutemen are averaging 75.8 points on 43.4 percent shooting and allowing 77.6 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Trey Davis is averaging 19.6 points and three assists while Donte Clark is averaging 17.1 points and 4.3 rebounds. Jabarie Hinds is the third double-digit scorer and C.J. Anderson is dishing 2.1 assists. The Massachusetts Minutemen are shooting 32.9 percent from beyond the arc and 68 percent from the free throw line. The Minutemen are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.4 rebounds per game. The Massachusetts Minutemen have lost 13 of their last 20 road games.
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The Richmond Spiders also need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Richmond Spiders are averaging 79.3 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 75.6 points on 45.9 percent shooting. Terry Allen is averaging 19.4 points and 8.1 rebounds while T.J. Cline is averaging 16.4 points and four assists. ShawnDre' Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Marshall Wood is grabbing 4.1 rebounds. The Richmond Spiders are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 66 percent from the free throw line. The Spiders are allowing 37 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.9 rebounds per game. The Richmond Spiders have lost four of their last five home games.
The Minutemen are 0-6-1 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 3-9-1 ATS in their last 13 games overall. The Spiders are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Minutemen are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Richmond and 7-2 ATS in the last 9 meetings overall.
UMass is a team that's clearly in a rebuilding stage and continues to have issues on the defensive end. However, Richmond isn't playing much better and has even lost four of it's last five at home. Give me the points.