VCU Rams vs. Richmond Spiders: 2/17/2021 Betting Trends, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line and Preview

Written by on February 17, 2021

The VCU Rams (12-4) are favored (-2) to build on a five-game win streak when they visit the Richmond Spiders (9-2) at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at Robins Center. The game airs on CBS Sports. The point total in the matchup is set at 142.

Betting Information

VCU vs Richmond Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
VCU -2 -112 -109 142 -109 -112 -136 110

Computer Picks

Computer picks for VCU vs Richmond
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Richmond (+2) Over (142) Richmond 73 VCU 70

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Total Facts

  • The Rams and their opponents have recorded more than 142 points in 43.8% of their games this year (seven of 16 opportunities).
  • In seven of 11 opportunities (63.6%) this year, Richmond has combined with its opponents to score at least 142 points.
  • The Rams and the Spiders combine to average 9.2 more points per game than the over/under of 142 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of these teams have averaged a combined 131.7 points per game, 10.3 less than the over/under in this game.
  • The average over/under the Rams have had set in matchups this year is 4.8 fewer points than this outing’s point total.
  • Spiders games this year have averaged a total of 145.6 points, 3.6 more than the point total in this matchup.

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VCU Betting Information

  • VCU has been good against the spread this season, posting an 8-6-1 record.
  • The Rams fare well when favored by at least 2 points, posting a 6-4-1 record against the spread.
  • The Rams have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 5 of 15 games (33.3%).

Richmond Betting Information

  • Richmond has a 6-4 record against the spread, covering in 60.0% of their contests.
  • When they play as at least 2-point underdogs, the Spiders have a record ATS of 4-3.
  • Richmond has combined with its opponents to hit the over in 60% of matchups this season (6 out of 10 contests).

Head to Head

VCU vs Richmond (Last 4 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/15/2020 Richmond -1.5 141.5 -127 +101 Regular Season 77-59 RICH
1/28/2020 VCU -9 140 -473 +348 Regular Season 87-68 VCU
3/2/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-66 VCU
2/13/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 81-60 VCU

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VCU Leaders

  • Nah’Shon Hyland leads the Rams in scoring, tallying 19.3 points per game to go with 4.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists.
  • Vince Williams is the Rams leading rebounder, pulling down 5.2 per game, while Adrian Baldwin Jr. is their best passer, averaging 4.6 assists in each contest.
  • Hyland leads the Rams in three-point shooting with an average of 3.2 threes per game.
  • Baldwin and Hason Ward lead VCU on the defensive end, with Baldwin leading the team in steals averaging 2.1 per game and Ward in blocks averaging 2.3 per contest.

Richmond Leaders

  • Blake Francis puts up 16.6 points per game and is the top scorer for the Spiders.
  • Richmond’s leader in rebounds is Tyler Burton with 7.9 per game, and its leader in assists is Jacob Gilyard with 5.3 per game.
  • Francis hits more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Spiders, knocking down shots from deep at a rate of 2.4 per outing.
  • Richmond’s leader in steals is Gilyard with 3.8 per game, and its leader in blocks is Burton with 0.7 per game.
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