Fordham vs. Richmond - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Fordham vs. Richmond - 2/8/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Richmond Spiders (16-6) at Fordham Rams (7-14)

College Basketball: Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:00 pm (Rose Hill Gym)

The Line: Fordham Rams +9.5 -- Over/Under: 126.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Richmond Spiders and Fordham Rams meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Rose Hill Gymnasium.

The Richmond Spiders look for a win after winning six of their last nine games. The Richmond Spiders are averaging 75.8 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 69.1 points on 42.3 percent shooting. Blake Francis is averaging 17.6 points and 2.3 rebounds while Jacob Gilyard is averaging 14 points and 5.7 assists. Grant Golden is the third double-digit scorer and Nick Sherod is grabbing 5.4 rebounds. The Richmond Spiders are shooting 36.9 percent from beyond the arc and 80.2 percent from the free throw line. The Richmond Spiders are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.4 rebounds per game. The Richmond Spiders have won three of their last four road games.

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The Fordham Rams need a win after losing eight of their last nine games. The Fordham Rams are averaging 59.6 points on 38.6 percent shooting and allowing 61.3 points on 41.2 percent shooting. Chuba Ohams is averaging 11 points and 8.2 rebounds while Jalen Cobb is averaging 10.9 points and 2.5 assists. Antwon Portley is the third double-digit scorer and Erten Gazi is grabbing 2.5 rebounds. The Fordham Rams are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 62.4 percent from the free throw line. The Fordham Rams are allowing 31.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.5 rebounds per game. The Fordham Rams have lost six of their last eight home games.

The Spiders are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a favorite. The Rams are 17-39 ATS in their last 56 home games, 6-14 ATS in their last 20 Saturday games and 4-10 ATS in their last 14 games overall. The under is 14-5-1 in Spiders last 20 overall. The under is 20-6-1 in Rams last 27 overall. The road team is 7-1-1 ATS in the last 9 meetings.

The Richmond Spiders have shown they can win on the road this season, and they enter this contest shooting a healthy 50.7 percent from the field in their last five games. The Fordham Rams are just 8-13 ATS on the season and 3-10 ATS at home where they shoot 38.9 percent from the field. No, thank you. I want no parts of Fordham in its current form, especially with those ugly trends being what they are. It's Richmond in a comfortable road win or pass.

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Randy’s Pick Richmond Spiders -9.5

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