The Duquesne Dukes (6-4) are 9-point underdogs as they try to extend a three-game winning streak when they visit the Richmond Spiders (9-3) at 4:30 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Robins Center. The matchup airs on NBCS. The matchup has an over/under set at 139.5 points.
The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.
Best Betting Odds
The spread for this game suggested by the model (8.4 points) is a little tighter than the 9-point edge DraftKings gives to the Spiders, though the data still has them as the favorite.
In this matchup, the model projects a total (137.5 points) a little lower than the DraftKings over/under (139.5 points).
Prediction: Richmond 73, Duquesne 65
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 76.1 this season, which is 2.1 points higher than their implied total in Saturday’s game (74).
- Richmond has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (74) 10 times.
- The Dukes’ average implied point total on the season (70.6 points) is 5.6 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (65 points).
- Duquesne has put up more than 65 points in six games this season.
Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.
Richmond and Duquesne Records ATS
|ATS Record||ATS Record Against 9+ Point Spread||Over/Under Record (O-U-P)|
Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.
Last 5 Games
|2/14/2021||Saint Mary’s (MD)||Win||90-49||1/30/2021||Saint Joseph’s (PA)||Win||67-50|
|1/26/2021||Saint Joseph’s (PA)||Win||79-56||1/27/2021||Fordham||Win||86-62|
|1/23/2021||La Salle||Loss||84-78||1/23/2021||Saint Bonaventure||Loss||65-61|
|1/9/2021||George Mason||Win||77-57||1/20/2021||Rhode Island||Win||71-69|
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