Duquesne vs. Richmond - 2/27/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Richmond Spiders (14-13) at Duquesne Dukes (15-13)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm (A.J. Palumbo Center)
The Line: Duquesne Dukes +1 -- Over/Under: 162 See the Latest Odds
The Duquesne Dukes and the Richmond Spiders face off on Saturday in A-10 college basketball action.
The Duquesne Dukes are 15-13 this season and they have lost their last six games. Duquesne is averaging 78.9 points per game and they are shooting 45.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 77.5 points and their opponents are shooting 41.1 percent. Micah Mason leads the Dukes averaging 17.8 points per game. Derrick Colter is averaging 17.6 points, L.G. Gill is averaging 9.9 points and 6.3 rebounds, and Eric James is averaging 8.9 points and 5.6 rebounds. Duquesne is 9-4 at home and 5-10 in the Atlantic 10.
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The Richmond Spiders are 14-13 this season and they have lost their last three games. Richmond is averaging 77.3 points per game and they are shooting 48.8 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.2 points and their opponents are shooting 41.1 percent. Terry Allen leads the Spiders averaging 18.1 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. T.J. Cline is averaging 17.1 points and 5.2 rebounds, ShawnDre’ Jones is averaging 15 points, and Marshall Wood is averaging 9.3 points. Richmond is 4-6 on the road and 6-9 in the A-10.
Duquesne is 5-2 against the spread following a loss, and 7-2 against the spread at home against a team with a losing road record. Richmond is 1-4 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread, 1-4 against the spread following a double-digit home loss, and 0-4 against the spread against the A-10. The favorite has covered the point spread in seven of the last eight meetings of these two teams.
The total is set at 162 and I can see this one going over that in an offensive explosion.