Wake Forest at Richmond College Basketball Picks & Predictions 12/1/2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to Robins Center to play the Richmond Spiders on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Richmond as 1 point favorites.
Wake Forest heads into this matchup with a mark of 4-2. They currently have a point differential of 1.7 as they are averaging 76.0 points per contest while giving up 74.3 per game. Richmond has an overall record of 2-5. They are averaging 72.0 points per game and surrendering 75.0, good for a point differential of -3.0.
Valuable Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 2-4-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Important Richmond Spiders Betting Trends
The Richmond Spiders are 2-5-0 against the spread
The Richmond Spiders are 5-2-0 against the over/under
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Richmond Spiders Injuries
11/30/18 G Jacob Gilyard Groin is questionable Saturday vs Wake Forest
11/27/18 G Nick Sherod Knee is out for season
Brandon Childress comes into this contest averaging 17.5 points per game while playing 37.3 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 3.5 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 53% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 87%. Jaylen Hoard averages 16.8 points per game in 31.0 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.5 assists per contest and 8.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 69%.
Grant Golden averages 20.3 points per game while playing 32.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 6.9 rebounds per game and has 2.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 53% and his free throw percentage is at 62%. Jacob Gilyard averages 16.6 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 34.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.0 rebounds per contest and 5.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 60%.
Useful Team Statistics
Wake Forest averages 76.0 points per contest this season, which ranks them 161st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 1.7 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team, which has them ranked 227th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 45th in the nation. They average 38.7 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game, which ranks them 104th and 280th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 132nd with 14.3 per game. The Demon Deacons allow 74.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 243rd in the country. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc, ranking them 211th and 313th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.3 rebounds a game which ranks 75th and they give up 14.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 281st place in Division 1. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 72nd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
Richmond is 242nd in the country with 72.0 points per game this year. They are 23rd in Division 1 in shooting at 50%, while their average scoring margin is -3.0. They shoot 33% from 3-point range, which is good for 207th in the nation. They are 347th in the NCAA in rebounding with 28.7 boards per game, and 128th in assists per contest with 14.7. The Spiders are 314th in turnovers per game with 11.1. The Spiders surrender 75.0 points per contest, which ranks them 249th in D-1. Their defense allows a 49% shooting percentage and a 37% average from 3-point range, ranking them 333rd and 278th in those defensive statistics. They rank 103rd with 11.7 assists allowed per contest and 157th with 34.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Spiders are 79th in country in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per game.
The Demon Deacons are 142nd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.8. In terms of pace they are 242nd in the country with 69.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 51% is 221st. As a team they are 129th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shots, ranking 297th in Division 1. Wake Forest is 119th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17.4 times per 100 possessions.
Richmond is 242nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.1 times per 100 possessions. The Spiders have an offensive rating of 104.8, which is ranked 182nd. They are 281st in D-1 in pace with 68.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 56% is 42nd. As a unit they are 82nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 152nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Wake Forest/Richmond college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Richmond -1
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