Saint Louis Billikens vs. Richmond Spiders Betting Prediction 01/11/20

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The Saint Louis Billikens (13-3, 2-1 A10) will be at the Robins Center to square off against the Richmond Spiders (12-3, 2-0 A10) in an A10 matchup. Action begins at 6 p.m. ET on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

Saint Louis Billikens vs. Richmond Spiders Betting Odds

Both teams defeated their last opponent. The Spiders defeated the Rhode Island Rams 69-61, while the Billikens beat the George Washington Colonials 63-58.

Saint Louis played a nearly perfect game. They had an offensive rebounding percentage of 33.3 (below their season average of 35.9) and a turnover percentage of 12.1 (better than their season average of 15.9). George Washington had marks of 21.9 and 18.1, respectively, for those same stats. Richmond, meanwhile, was 8-19 on three pointers (42.1 percent). They also held Rhode Island to 4-17 (23.5 percent). Nathan Cayo led the way for Richmond, contributing 19 points and 11 rebounds. Hasahn French, meanwhile played a key role for Saint Louis with 12 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks.

This series was highly competitive last year. Each won one of the two games played against each other last season. In the last game, the Billikens won 71-68. Saint Louis had a much better offensive rebounding percentage (52.9 vs. 14.3). Richmond, on the other hand, did a terrific job of making free throws (12-17; 70.6 percent). This is the first time these teams will clash this year.

Look for Saint Louis to dominate the offensive glass in this meeting. The Billikens rank 24th in offensive rebounding percentage (35.7 percent), while Richmond ranks 260th in defensive rebounding percentage (70.2 percent).

Saint Louis at Richmond Odds Pick

Free Prediction: SU Winner – Richmond, ATS Winner – Richmond, O/U – Under

Betting Notes:

  • Saint Louis ranks 18th in rebounds per game (41.2) while Richmond ranks 202nd in rebounds allowed per game (37.5).
  • The Spiders rank 25th in assists per game (16.5) while the Billikens rank 75th (14.6).
  • Richmond ranks 52nd in steals per game (7.9) while Saint Louis ranks 101st in steals allowed per game (6.5).
  • The Spiders rank 74th in three pointers attempted per game (24.3) while the Billikens rank 238th (18.0).
  • Saint Louis ranks 41st in blocks per game (4.4) while Richmond ranks 141st (2.7).

Bettings Trends:

  • The Spiders’ average margin of victory in their last five games has been 3.2, down from 9.0 for the season.
  • During their last five games, the Billikens have scored an average of 69.6 points per game (2.6 below their season average) and allowed an average of 68.2 points per game (3.0 above their season average).