Richmond at Saint Joe's Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/1/23
Saint Joseph's Hawks (13-16) vs Richmond Spiders (14-15)
Game Info: Wednesday, March 1, 2023 at 7:00 pm (Michael J. Hagan '85 Arena)
Betting Odds: Saint Joseph's Hawks -1.5 -- Over/Under: 143.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Richmond Spiders will play the St. Joeseph’s Hawks in an A-10 game on Wednesday night at Michael J. Hagan Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Richmond Spiders are 14-15 (7-9) this season after they lost to VCU by a score of 73-58 in their last game. Richmond shot 43.1% from the field and was -11 in rebounding margin in the game. The Richmond Spiders are averaging 69.6 points per game, 68.7 points against per game, 32.6 rebounds per game, and 12.3 assists per game. Tyler Burton has led the Spiders this season with 18.9 points per game, 7.7 rebounds per game, and 1.5 steals per game. Richmond is shooting 44.1% from the field, 74% on free throws, and 33.7% on three pointers this year.
St. Joe’s Preview
The St. Joseph’s Hawks are 13-16 (7-10) this season after they lost to St. Bonaventure by a score of 89-76 in their last game. St. Joe’s shot 44% from the field and made 10 three pointers in the loss. The St. Joseph’s Hawks are averaging 72.1 points per game, 73.1 points against per game, 34.6 rebounds per game, and 12 assists per game. Erik Reynolds II has led the Hawks this season with 18.9 points per game, 3.0 rebounds per game, and 2.4 assists per game. St. Joe’s is shooting 42.7% from the field, 68.5% on free throws, and 33.2% on three pointers this year.
Richmond is 2-10 ATS in their last 12 games and 1-10 ATS in their last 11 road games. The under is 8-1 in Richmond’s last 9 games against a team with a losing record. St. Joe’s is 9-3 ATS in their last 12 home games and 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games. The under is 4-1 in St. Joe’s last 5 home games. The road team is 14-4 ATS in these two teams last 18 head to head meetings.
St. Joe’s comes into this game after losing four games in a row, with three of the four losses coming by at least 13 points. Richmond has alternated losses and wins over their last five games and did beat a good Saint Louis team two games ago. St. Joe’s is scoring 72.1 points per game, but they are only shooting 42.7% from the field. Richmond has allowed fewer points against per game this season, but they have struggled to get stops in recent games. Both teams are struggling on defense right now, so I am going to take the over.