|Game||Davidson Wildcats vs Richmond Spiders|
|Date & Time||Tuesday January 14, 2020, 7:00 PM (EST)|
John M. Belk Arena Davidson, NC
DAV -3 O/U 136
The Richmond Spiders are set to visit John M. Belk Arena in Davidson, North Carolina for a A-10 clash against the Davidson Wildcats. The Richmond Spiders come into this matchup with a 12-4 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent home game against the Saint Louis Billikens, 74-58. Leading the way for the Richmond Spiders was junior guard Nick Sherod as he recorded 17 points and 5 rebounds. Joining Sherod in the backcourt was junior guard Blake Francis who had a productive outing for the Spiders with 14 points.
The Richmond Spiders struggled shooting the ball against the Saint Louis Billikens as they connected on 23 of their 58 field goal attempts (39.7%), and they were significantly worse from behind the three-point line (19%). The Richmond Spiders lost the turnover battle against the Saint Louis Billikens (15-12), and they were edged out by the Billikens in the rebounding department (38-29).
The Davidson Wildcats come into this matchup with a 7-8 record, and they will be looking to continue their success after winning their recent home game against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks, 89-83 in OT. Leading the way for the Davidson Wildcats was senior guard Jon Axel Gudmundsson as he recorded 30 points and 10 rebounds. Sophomore forward Luka Brajkovic had a productive outing for the Wildcats as he pitched in 17 points and 8 rebounds.
The Davidson Wildcats had a solid shooting game against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks as they connected on 27 of their 63 field goal attempts (42.9%), but they were slightly worse from behind the three-point line (38.1%). The Davidson Wildcats won the turnover battle against the Saint Joseph’s Hawks (16-10), and they edged out the Hawks in the rebounding department (42-39).
Recent Betting Trends
- Spiders are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
- Under is 4-1 in Spiders last 5 road games.
- Wildcats are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
- Under is 9-4 in Wildcats last 13 home games.
The Davidson Wildcats have been a big disappointment this season despite returning a ton of talent from last season, and they will get a Richmond team who has been solid all year long. The Richmond Spiders are bringing a 12-4 record into this matchup, and a huge reason behind their success has been their ability to score the basketball as they are averaging 75.2 PPG. Richmond has an abundance of guys who can score the basketball as 4 different guys are averaging over 11 PPG, and Davidson will have problems containing the potent scoring attack as they are allowing an average of 74.3 PPG in conference play. The Spiders are looking to avenge their blowout loss against Saint Louis, and I think they do so with a small upset on the road over Davidson. Final Score Prediction, Richmond Spiders win and cover ATS 75-71.