Richmond vs Providence 3/19/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Providence Friars vs Richmond Spiders
Date & Time: 3/19/2022, 10:10 PM UTC
Location: Keybank Center
Latest Odds: PROV -2.5 ; Total 134.5
TV Channel: TNT

The KeyBank Center will play host to a Saturday NCAA Tournament clash between the Richmond Spiders and the Providence Friars. The 12th seeded Spiders (24-12) won the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament and are averaging 71.6 points per game. On Thursday, Richmond held Iowa to 36 percent shooting during a 67-63 victory.

Richmond G Jacob Gilyard led all scorers with 24 points to go along with six rebounds and six assists. Tyler Burton contributed 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Spiders.

The Providence Friars finished atop the Big East Conference standings with a 14-3 record and are also averaging 71.6 points per game. On Thursday, Providence snapped South Dakota State’s 21-game winning streak with a 66-57 victory. The fourth-seeded Friars (26-5) outrebounded the Jackrabbits by a 41-32 margin and led by as many as 14 points.

Al Durham and Noah Horchler scored 13 points apiece to lead Providence on a combined 10-for-24 from the field. Jared Bynum added 12 points in 25 minutes off the bench for the Friars.

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Betting Trends

  • Spiders are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall.
  • Friars are 21-6 ATS in their last 27 games vs. a team with a winning % above .600.
  • Friars are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games.
  • Under is 13-4-1 in Spiders last 18 overall.
  • Under is 14-5 in Friars last 19 games following a ATS win.
Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Providence Friars -2.5

Both teams are experienced and have won seven of their previous ten games. There have been plenty of Providence doubters all season long, but they will get to have another laugh as they move into the Sweet Sixteen. Final Score Prediction, Providence Friars win 71-64. 

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