The Richmond Spiders (14-15, 7-10 A-10) will attempt to halt a six-game road losing streak at the Saint Joseph’s (PA) Hawks (13-16, 8-10 A-10) on Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7:00 PM ET.
Richmond is a small 2.5-point favorite against Saint Joseph’s (PA) when the Spiders square off with the Hawks on Wednesday. The point total for the matchup is set at 143.
Richmond vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Odds
Point Spread for Richmond vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA)
The spread for this matchup is set at 2.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Richmond as the favorite.
Richmond vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Moneyline
As for the moneyline, Richmond has -153 odds to pick up the win, while Saint Joseph’s (PA) is listed at +130 to claim victory.
Finally, the total for the game is set at 143 points.
Game Time and How to Watch
- Game Day: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
- Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
- TV Channel: ESPN+
- Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Arena: Michael J. Hagan ’85 Arena
Richmond vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Betting Trends
Richmond has 11 wins against the spread in 29 games this season. The Spiders have been victorious in 10, or 58.8%, of the 17 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Richmond’s games this year have gone over the point total 15 times in 29 opportunities (51.7%).
Saint Joseph’s (PA) has played 29 games, with 16 wins, against the spread. The Hawks have been the underdog on the moneyline 17 total times this season. They’ve finished 4-13 in those games. Saint Joseph’s (PA)’s games this year have hit the over on 14 of 29 set point totals (48.3%).
Richmond vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Key Players to Watch
Tyler Burton leads the Spiders with 18.9 points per game and 7.7 rebounds, while also posting 1.4 assists. Neal Quinn leads the Spiders at 2.8 assists per contest, while also averaging 4.4 rebounds and 9.2 points. Isaiah Bigelow puts up 8.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. Defensively, he delivers 0.8 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Matt Grace averages 8.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest. Defensively, he delivers 0.6 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
Saint Joseph’s (PA)
Erik Reynolds II is posting team highs in points (18.9 per game) and assists (2.4). And he is contributing 3 rebounds, making 42.9% of his shots from the field and 38.6% from beyond the arc, with 2.9 triples per game. Cameron Brown tops the Hawks in rebounding (6 per game), and produces 13.3 points and 1.7 assists. He also puts up 1.2 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Lynn Greer III is putting up a team-best 4 assists per game. And he is delivering 11.9 points and 5 rebounds, making 40.2% of his shots from the field. The Hawks get 8.5 points, 5.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game from Kacper Klaczek.
What you need to know about the Richmond Spiders
A total of eight out of Richmond’s 16 A-10 games this season have hit the over. The Spiders are averaging 69.6 points per game (228th-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing 68.7 points per contest (139th-ranked). With 30.9 boards per game, Richmond ranks 238th in the country. It surrenders 32.2 rebounds per contest, which ranks 261st in college basketball.
The Spiders are posting 71.5 points per game in home games. On the road, they are averaging 68.8 points per contest. With 8.3 treys per game, Richmond ranks 75th in the nation. It sports a 33.7% shooting percentage from downtown, which ranks 214th in college basketball. The Spiders are allowing 7.9 treys per game (259th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing opponents to shoot 34% (190th-ranked) from beyond the arc.
The Spiders have two wins against the spread, and are 3-7 overall, over their past 10 contests. Richmond has hit the over in six of its last 10 games. On the offensive side of the ball, Richmond has increased its output a little bit over its last 10 games, scoring 70.8 points per contest over that span compared to the 69.6 it has racked up over the course of this season. Richmond has been suspect on the defensive end of the floor of late, giving up 76.6 points per game over its last 10 contests compared to the 68.7 it has surrendered this year.
What you need to know about the Saint Joseph’s (PA) Hawks
Saint Joseph’s (PA) and its opponents have combined to go over the point total eight out of 17 times this season in A-10 action. At 72.1 points scored per game and 73.1 points allowed, the Hawks are 172nd in college basketball offensively and 269th on defense. At 31.5 rebounds per game and 33.1 rebounds allowed, Saint Joseph’s (PA) is 195th and 304th in college basketball, respectively.
At home, the Hawks score 75.3 points per game. On the road, they score 72. Saint Joseph’s (PA) is 51st in college basketball in 3-pointers made (8.7 per game) and 241st in 3-point percentage (33.2%). The Hawks are 327th in the nation in 3-pointers conceded (8.6 per game) and 278th in 3-point percentage defensively (35.4%).
The Hawks are 6-4 against the spread and 4-6 overall in their past 10 contests. In its past 10 contests, Saint Joseph’s (PA) has hit the over six times. Saint Joseph’s (PA) has fared better offensively in its past 10 games, averaging 73.9 points per contest, 1.8 more than its season average of 72.1. The Hawks are surrendering 76 points per game over their last 10 games, compared to their season average of 73.1 points allowed.
Richmond vs. Saint Joseph’s (PA) Prediction & Pick
Our pick to win this game is Saint Joseph’s (PA), and we expect that Saint Joseph’s (PA) will cover the spread (Richmond -2.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 143 points.
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