Richmond vs Duquesne: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – February 20, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on February 20, 2021 - Last Updated on February 23, 2021

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

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Dukes (+9)

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.

Pick OU:
Under (139.5)

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)
Spiders 6-5 2-3 6-5
Dukes 6-4 1-1 6-4

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

Last 5 Games

Richmond

Duquesne
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/17/2021 VCU Loss 68-56 2/2/2021 Dayton Win 69-64
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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