Friday, February 19, 2016
Stuart C. Siegel Center
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The Richmond Spiders travel to Stuart C. Siegel Center to play the VCU Rams on Friday, February 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has VCU as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
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The Spiders come into this game with an overall record of 14-11 and a road record of 4-5. They are 9-12 against the spread and their over/under record is 13-8. The Rams have an overall record of 19-7 and a home record of 13-2. They have an over/under record of 9-11 and they are 15-6 against the spread.
Terry Allen comes into this contest averaging 18.4 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night so far this season for the Spiders. He pulls down 8.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 50% while his free throw percentage is currently at 73%. T.J. Cline averages 17.1 points per game in 29.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 3.9 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for Richmond. His field goal percentage is 56% for the year while his free throw percentage is 62%.
Melvin Johnson averages 18.2 points per game while playing 30.7 minutes per contest this year for the Rams. He grabs 2.6 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Korey Billbury averages 11.5 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 5 rebounds per contest and 1.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 63%.
Richmond averages 78 points per contest this season which ranks them 54th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 4.3 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them ranked 12th. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 94th in the country. They average 32.8 rebounds per game and 17.1 assists per game which ranks them 295th and 15th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 17th with 10.4 per game. The Spiders allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 211th in the nation. They also allow a 45% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 223rd and 224th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 199th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 191st place in the country. They force 12.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 224th in the Division 1.
VCU averages 78 points per game this year which ranks them 56th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 11.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 93rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 43rd in the nation. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 14.7 assists per contest which ranks them 134th and 82nd respectively. In the turnover department the Rams rank 86th with 11.7 per game. The Rams allow 66.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 50th in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc ranking them 161st and 202nd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 120th and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 118th place in the nation. The Rams force 16.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in college basketball.
The Spiders average 76.4 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 72.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -2.6 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is 4.7 per contest. The Spiders have an offensive rating of 112.1 and they assist on 60.9% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.6 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 56%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 58% and they shoot 3 pointers on 37% of their shots. Richmond turns the ball over an average of 13.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 9.4% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 47.5% while their offensive rebound percentage is 24.7%. The Spiders give up 79 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 67.7 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Rams score 80.4 ppg at home and they have averaged 77 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of 14.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 17.9 points per game. The Rams have a rating on offense of 110.3 and 52.7% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 70.3 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 52%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 55% and they attempt 3 pointers on 33% of their shots. VCU turns it over an average of 14.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 14% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.3% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 33.2%. The Rams give up 62.5 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 62.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Richmond Spiders Betting Trends
The Richmond Spiders are 9-12 against the spread
The Richmond Spiders are 13-8 against the over/under
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 15-6 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 9-11 against the over/under
Richmond Spiders Injuries
11/11/15 G Josh Jones Suspension out indefinitely
VCU Rams Injuries
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Richmond
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