Virginia Tech vs. Richmond: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 19, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 18, 2024

Sean Pedulla and Jordan King will be among the players to watch when the Virginia Tech Hokies (18-14) meet the Richmond Spiders (23-9) on Tuesday at 9:00 PM ET at Cassell Coliseum. Tuesday’s matchup between the Hokies and the Spiders features the Hokies as solid 6.5-point favorites. The game has a point total of 144.

Virginia Tech vs. Richmond Betting Lines

Virginia Tech vs Richmond Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Virginia Tech -6.5 144 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Richmond (+6.5)
Total Pick Under (144)

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Virginia Tech vs. Richmond Stat Rankings

Virginia Tech Avg. (Rank) Richmond Avg. (Rank)
75.0 (133rd) Points Scored 72.3 (216th)
71.1 (151st) Points Allowed 66.1 (30th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
6.8 (334th) Off. Rebounds 5.1 (361st)
8.3 (90th) 3pt Made 7.4 (182nd)
15.0 (68th) Assists 13.2 (161st)
10.6 (116th) Turnovers 8.0 (4th)

Virginia Tech vs. Richmond Betting Trends

  • Against the spread, the Hokies are 14-18-0 this season.
  • As 6.5-point favorites or more, Virginia Tech is 6-4 against the spread.
  • The Hokies have seen 18 of their 32 games hit the over.
  • Virginia Tech’s games have had more than 144 points scored on 20 occasions this year.
  • The over/under in this matchup is 144 points, 2.1 fewer than the average total in this season’s Hokies contests.
  • Richmond is 21-10-1 against the spread this year.
  • The Spiders have won once ATS (1-0-1) as a 6.5-point underdog or more this year.
  • There have been 18 Virginia Tech’s games (out of 32) that went over the total this year.
  • Spiders games have gone over 144 points on 15 occasions this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 5.6 points higher than the average scoring total for Richmond’s games of 138.4.

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Virginia Tech Impact Players

  • Pedulla paces his team in both points (16.4) and assists (4.4) per game, and also averages 4.3 rebounds. Defensively, he puts up 1.1 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Lynn Kidd paces the Hokies at 6.5 rebounds per contest, while also posting 1.2 assists and 12.9 points.
  • Hunter Cattoor averages 13.5 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game, shooting 46.5% from the floor and 41.0% from downtown with 2.5 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Michael Collins Jr. posts 7.3 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game, shooting 34.2% from the floor.
  • Tyler Nickel puts up 9.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest. Defensively, he delivers 0.5 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.

Richmond Impact Players

  • King is No. 1 on the Spiders in scoring (18.4 points per game), and posts 3.8 rebounds and 2.5 assists. He also averages 1.3 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Neal Quinn is the Spiders’ top assist man (3.9 per game), and he averages 12.7 points and 5.4 rebounds.
  • Dji Bailey gives the Spiders 10.0 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. He also averages 1.8 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • Isaiah Bigelow paces the Spiders in rebounding (6.4 per game), and averages 11.1 points and 0.7 assists. He also averages 0.9 steals and 0.3 blocked shots.
  • DeLonnie Hunt is putting up 9.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game, making 43.2% of his shots from the field.

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