The Richmond Spiders (7-1) are big, 14.5-point favorites as they look to continue a three-game winning streak when they host the La Salle Explorers (4-8) on Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Robins Center. The game airs at 2:30 PM ET on NBCS. The matchup’s over/under is set at 144.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 23, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Spiders (-14.5)

Both DraftKings and the model expect the Spiders to walk away with the win, but the model spread (16.1) is 1.6 points further in their direction.

Pick OU:
Under (144)

In this game, the model projects a total (141.2 points) a little lower than the DraftKings over/under (144 points).

Prediction: Richmond 79, La Salle 63

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Spiders have an average implied point total of 75.2 this season, which is 3.8 points lower than their implied total in Saturday’s game (79).
  • Richmond has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (79) just once this season.
  • The 72.6-point average implied total on the season for the Explorers is 7.6 more points than the team’s 65-point implied total in this matchup.
  • La Salle will try to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (65) for the seventh time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Richmond and La Salle Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 14.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Spiders 5-3 0-1 5-3
Explorers 4-6 0-0 5-5

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Richmond

La Salle
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
1/9/2021 George Mason Win 77-57 1/18/2021 Saint Joseph’s (PA) Win 90-83
12/18/2020 Loyola Chicago Win 75-73 1/16/2021 Davidson Loss 77-53
12/16/2020 Vanderbilt Win 78-67 1/13/2021 George Mason Loss 75-42
12/13/2020 West Virginia Loss 87-71 1/9/2021 UMass Loss 83-67
12/9/2020 Northern Iowa Win 78-68 12/22/2020 Maryland Loss 84-71

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