Richmond vs Saint Joseph’s (PA): College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 1, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 1, 2021 - Last Updated on March 5, 2021

Taylor Funk leads the Saint Joseph’s (PA) Hawks (3-14) into a matchup with the Richmond Spiders (14-5) after scoring 36 points in a 97-84 win over Dayton. The Spiders are 14.5-point favorites in the game on Monday, March 1, 2021, which tips off at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s over/under is 154.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 1, 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:
Spiders (-14.5)

The DraftKings line for this game has the Spiders favored by 14.5, while the model predicts they’ll win by slightly more (16.3 points).

Pick OU:
Under (154)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 3.8 points higher than the model projection.

Prediction: Richmond 83, Saint Joseph’s (PA) 67

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 average implied total for the Spiders this season is 75.8 points, 8.2 fewer points than their implied total of 84 points in Monday’s game.
  • Richmond has outscored this matchup’s implied point total (84) just once.
  • The 79.6-point average implied total on the season for the Hawks is 9.6 more points than the team’s 70-point implied total in this matchup.
  • Saint Joseph’s (PA) has scored more than 70 points eight times this season.

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

Richmond and Saint Joseph’s (PA) Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 14.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Spiders 9-8-1 0-2 9-9
Hawks 6-10-1 0-0 11-6

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

Last 5 Games


Saint Joseph’s (PA)
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/26/2021 Saint Louis Loss 72-67 2/24/2021 Dayton Win 97-84
2/23/2021 UMass Win 79-65 2/20/2021 La Salle Win 91-82
2/20/2021 Duquesne Win 79-72 1/30/2021 Duquesne Loss 67-50
2/17/2021 VCU Loss 68-56 1/26/2021 Richmond Loss 79-56
2/14/2021 Saint Mary’s (MD) Win 90-49 1/23/2021 George Mason Loss 71-62

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