Saturday, January 16, 2016
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The VCU Rams travel to Robins Center to play the Richmond Spiders on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has VCU as 1 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Rams come into this game with an overall record of 12-5 and a road record of 3-1. They are 9-3 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-7. The Spiders have an overall record of 10-6 and a home record of 7-2. They have an over/under record of 9-3 and they are 6-6 against the spread.
Melvin Johnson comes into this contest averaging 18.5 points per game while playing 29.9 minutes per night so far this season for the Rams. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is currently at 88%. Korey Billbury averages 11.8 points per game in 27.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.6 assists per contest and 5 rebounds per game for VCU. His field goal percentage is 45% for the year while his free throw percentage is 58%.
Terry Allen averages 20.1 points per game while playing 33.5 minutes per contest this year for the Spiders. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage currently is at 77%. T.J. Cline averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.6 rebounds per contest and 4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
VCU averages 75.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 100th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 11.2 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them ranked 153rd. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 61st in the country. They average 36.3 rebounds per game and 14.9 assists per game which ranks them 168th and 73rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 64th with 11.6 per game. The Rams allow 64.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 31st in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 36% average from behind the arc ranking them 164th and 243rd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.3 rebounds a game which ranks 142nd and they give up 11.7 assists per contest which puts them in 79th place in the country. They force 17.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 4th in the Division 1.
Richmond averages 79.1 points per game this year which ranks them 51st in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 6.4 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them sitting in the 11th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 22nd in the nation. They average 32.6 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per contest which ranks them 298th and 19th respectively. In the turnover department the Spiders rank 43rd with 11.2 per game. The Spiders allow 72.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 187th in the country. They also allow a 46% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 287th and 313th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 34.8 rebounds a game which ranks 112th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 190th place in the nation. The Spiders force 13.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 165th in college basketball.
VCU Rams Betting Trends
The VCU Rams are 9-3 against the spread
The VCU Rams are 4-7 against the over/under
Richmond Spiders Betting Trends
The Richmond Spiders are 6-6 against the spread
The Richmond Spiders are 9-3 against the over/under
VCU Rams Injuries
11/13/15 G Samir Doughty Eligibility out for season
01/10/16 G Jordan Burgess Hand out indefinitely
Richmond Spiders Injuries
11/11/15 G Josh Jones Suspension out indefinitely
01/12/16 F Deion Taylor Back out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take VCU
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