Richmond Spiders vs. UMass Minutemen 2/23/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 23, 2021

The UMass Minutemen (7-3) are 8.5-point underdogs as they try to continue a three-game road winning streak when they square off against the Richmond Spiders (10-3) on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Robins Center. The contest airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The point total is 150 for the matchup.

Betting Information

Richmond vs UMass Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Richmond -8.5 -110 -110 150 -108 -113 -435 320

Computer Picks

Computer picks for Richmond vs UMass
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
UMass (+8.5) Under (150) Richmond 77 UMass 70

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Total Facts

  • The Spiders and their opponents have totaled at least 150 points — this matchup’s over/under — in three of 13 games (23.1%) this season.
  • UMass and its opponents have combined to score at least 150 points in six of 10 games (60%) this season.
  • These two teams average a combined 153.1 points per game, 3.1 more points than the total of 150 set for this game.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 137.1 points per game, 12.9 less than the over/under for this matchup.
  • The Spiders average point total in matchups this season is 144.4, 5.6 points below the total in this game.
  • The average point total for the Minutemen this season is 4.2 points lower than this game’s over/under.

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Richmond Betting Information

  • Richmond has covered about half the time against spread this season, covering six times in 12 contests.
  • The Spiders have posted a losing record of 2-4 against the spread when the spread is -8.5 or bigger.
  • The Spiders and their opponents have gone over the total in 7 of 12 games (58.3%) this season.

UMass Betting Information

  • UMass has a 6-4 record against the spread, covering in 60.0% of their outings.
  • When they are at least 8.5-point underdogs, the Minutemen have a record ATS of 1-2.
  • UMass and its opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this season — 6 of 10 (60%).

Head to Head

Richmond vs UMass (Last 2 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/29/2020 Richmond -11 141 -726 +492 Regular Season 95-71 RICH
3/6/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-79 UMASS

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Richmond Leaders

  • The Spiders scoring leader is Blake Francis, who averages 16.4 per contest to go with 2.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists.
  • Tyler Burton is Richmond’s leading rebounder, grabbing 7.6 per game, while Jacob Gilyard is its best passer, distributing 5.2 assists in each contest.
  • The Spiders get the most three-point shooting production out of Francis, who makes 2.2 threes per game.
  • Gilyard and Burton lead the Spiders on the defensive end, with Gilyard leading the team in steals averaging 3.5 per game and Burton in blocks averaging 0.7 per contest.

UMass Leaders

  • The Minutemen’s leader in scoring and rebounding is Tre Mitchell with 20.0 points and 7.4 rebounds per game.
  • Noah Fernandes’ assist statline leads UMass; he dishes out 5.2 assists per game.
  • Carl Pierre makes more threes per game than any other member of the Minutemen, knocking down shots from downtown at a rate of 2.6 per outing.
  • The Minutemen’s leader in steals is Fernandes with 1.9 per game, and Mitchell is their leader in blocks with 1.3 per game.
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