Richmond at Saint Joseph's Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 1/23/2019
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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The Richmond Spiders head to Hagan Arena to take on the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. The opening line for this game has Saint Joseph's as 5 point favorites.
Richmond comes into this game with an overall record of 7-11. They currently have a point differential of -0.1 as they are averaging 70.1 points per game while giving up 70.2 per contest. Saint Joseph's has an overall mark of 8-10. They are averaging 69.8 points per contest and giving up 72.3, which is a point differential of -2.5.
Valuable Richmond Spiders Betting Trends
The Richmond Spiders are 7-11-0 against the spread this season
The Richmond Spiders are 10-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Saint Joseph's Hawks Betting Trends
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 6-11-1 against the spread this season
The Saint Joseph's Hawks are 7-11-0 against the over/under this year
Key Richmond Spiders Injuries
11/27/18 G Nick Sherod Knee is out for season
Key Saint Joseph's Hawks Injuries
01/14/19 G Lamarr Kimble Hand is out indefinitely
01/12/19 F Pierfrancesco Oliva Knee is out for season
Grant Golden comes into this game averaging 17.7 points per contest while playing 30.9 minutes per night this year. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.8 assists per game. His FG percentage is 44% while his free throw percentage is 65%. Jacob Gilyard averages 16.1 points per contest in 35.9 minutes per game. He averages 5.6 assists per game and 2.7 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 47% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Charlie Brown scores 18.9 points per contest while playing 34.2 minutes per game. He hauls in 4.7 rebounds per contest and has 0.8 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is at 84%. Jared Bynum averages 12.1 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 35.3 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.7 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 74%.
Useful Team Statistics
Richmond averages 70.1 points per contest, which is 264th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is -0.1 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 77th. From 3-point territory they shoot 33%, which is good for 239th in the nation. They average 30.3 boards per contest and 15.4 assists per game, which ranks them 345th and 66th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 340th with 10.6 per game. The Spiders allow 70.2 points per contest, which is 146th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 327th and 196th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.3 rebounds a game which ranks 151st, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 123rd place in the country. They force 12.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 90th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Saint Joseph's is 272nd in the nation with 69.8 points per contest this season. They are 323rd in the country in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is -2.5. They shoot 32% from beyond the arc, which is good for 263rd in the NCAA. They are 235th in D-1 in rebounding with 34.7 boards per contest and 302nd in assists per game with 11.5. The Hawks are 350th in turnovers per contest with 9.3. The Hawks give up 72.3 points per game, which ranks them 205th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 43% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 159th and 303rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 274th with 14.6 dimes allowed per game and 277th with 37.2 boards surrendered per contest. The Hawks are 19th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 10.9 per contest this year.
The Spiders are 160th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.8. In terms of pace they are 312th in the country with 66.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 90th. As a team they are 122nd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 98th in Division 1. Richmond is 309th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.4 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Joseph's is 350th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.2 times per 100 possessions. The Hawks are 246th in the country in offensive rating with 101. In terms of pace they are 236th in Division 1 with 69 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 48% is 298th. As a team they are 284th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 44% of their shots, ranking 55th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Richmond/Saint Joseph's college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Richmond +5
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