Richmond at Saint Louis NCAA Basketball Tips 1/30/2019
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
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The Richmond Spiders travel to Chaifetz Arena to play the Saint Louis Billikens on Wednesday, January 30, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Saint Louis as 9.5 point favorites.
Richmond heads into this matchup with a mark of 7-13. They currently have a point differential of -0.8 as they are averaging 69.5 points per contest while giving up 70.2 per game. Saint Louis has an overall record of 14-6. They are averaging 66.8 points per game and surrendering 62.6, good for a point differential of 4.3.
Valuable Richmond Spiders Betting Trends
The Richmond Spiders are 7-13-0 against the spread
The Richmond Spiders are 11-9-0 against the over/under
Important Saint Louis Billikens Betting Trends
The Saint Louis Billikens are 8-12-0 against the spread
The Saint Louis Billikens are 6-13-1 against the over/under
Key Richmond Spiders Injuries
11/27/18 G Nick Sherod Knee is out for season
Key Saint Louis Billikens Injuries
11/09/18 F Elliott Welmer Foot is out indefinitely
01/03/19 F Carte'Are Gordon Transferred has left team
Jacob Gilyard averages 15.8 points per game in 36.1 minutes per contest. He averages 5.3 assists per contest and 2.7 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Grant Golden comes into this contest averaging 17.8 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night. He pulls down 7.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.9 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 43% while his free throw percentage is at 65%.
Tramaine Isabell averages 11.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 30.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.2 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 37% and his free throw percentage is 73%. Javon Bess averages 15.8 points per game while playing 36.2 minutes per contest. He grabs 7.1 rebounds per game and has 1.7 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is at 80%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Spiders allow 70.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 142nd in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 312th and 221st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.1 rebounds a game which ranks 181st, and they give up 12.4 assists per contest which puts them in 117th place in the NCAA. They force 12.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in the nation. Richmond averages 69.5 points per contest this season, which ranks them 271st in the country. Their average scoring margin is -0.8 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a team, which has them ranked 93rd. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 275th in D-1. They average 29.7 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per contest, which ranks them 347th and 71st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 345th with 10.0 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Billikens surrender 62.6 points per contest, which ranks them 15th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 40% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 23rd and 20th in those defensive statistics. They rank 52nd with 11.4 assists allowed per contest, and 114th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Billikens are 217th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 14.2 per game. Saint Louis is 315th in the country with 66.8 points per game this year. They are 314th in the D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 4.3. They shoot 31% from 3-point range, which is good for 323rd in the nation. They are 20th in the country in rebounding with 40.3 boards per game and 216th in assists per contest with 13.0. The Billikens are 112th in turnovers per game with 14.0.
The Spiders are 168th in the nation in offensive rating with 104.3. In terms of pace they are 316th in the country with 66.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 53% is 103rd. As a team they are 139th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 42% of their shots, ranking 96th in Division 1. Richmond is 331st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.7 times per 100 possessions.
Saint Louis is 113th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 17 times per 100 possessions. The Billikens have an offensive rating of 97, which is ranked 302nd. They are 242nd in D-1 in pace with 68.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 331st. As a unit they are 335th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 33% of their shot attempts, ranking 296th in the country.
Who will win tonight's Richmond/Saint Louis college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take Saint Louis -9.5
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