Richmond vs UMass: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 23, 2021

The UMass Minutemen (7-3) are  underdogs as they look to extend a three-game road win streak when they square off against the Richmond Spiders (10-3) on Tuesday, February 23 at Robins Center. The matchup airs at 6:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s point total is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 23, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Richmond Betting Information

  • Richmond is an even 6-6 against the spread this season.
  • The Spiders are 2-4 against the spread this season when they are at least an 8.5-point favorite.
  • 7 of 12 Richmond games this season (58.3%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • The Spiders defeated Duquesne 79-72 in their last outing on Saturday. Blake Francis racked up a team-high 17 points to lead the team to the victory. They were favored by 9 points and failed to cover the spread, and the teams combined to go over the 139.5 point total.

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

Richmond Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Blake Francis 17 16.4 2.2 2.3 1.4 0.0 2.2
Grant Golden 17 13.2 6.5 3.7 0.5 0.4 0.5
Tyler Burton 17 12.8 7.6 0.5 1.1 0.7 1.6
Nathan Cayo 17 11.8 4.1 1.2 0.8 0.3 0.1
Jacob Gilyard 17 11.6 2.5 5.2 3.5 0.0 2.0

UMass Betting Information

  • The Minutemen have outperformed the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 6-4.
  • For the fourth time this season, the Minutemen are at least an 8.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-2 against the spread.
  • Four of the Minutemen 10 games (40%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.
  • The Minutemen took down Rhode Island 75-63 and covered the spread as 10-point underdogs, while falling short of the 144 point total in their most recent game on Saturday. Carl Pierre totaled a team-high 19 points in the victory.

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

UMass Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Tre Mitchell 9 20.0 7.4 2.2 1.1 1.3 1.2
Carl Pierre 11 13.5 4.0 1.7 1.0 0.1 2.6
Noah Fernandes 9 11.9 4.9 5.2 1.9 0.6 1.7
Jovohn Garcia 11 10.2 2.2 2.4 1.5 0.5 0.9
T.J. Weeks 11 9.9 3.4 1.0 0.8 0.3 1.4

Total Facts

  • Richmond’s games this season have gone over the point total for Tuesday’s matchup (150 points) in three out of 13 opportunities (23.1% of matchups).
  • Six UMass games this year (60% of its matchups) finished with a final score higher than Tuesday’s total of 150 points.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 153.1 points per game, 3.1 points more than the over/under of 150 for this contest.
  • The 137.1 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 12.9 fewer than the 150 total in this contest.
  • This season the average total for Spiders games is 144.4 points, 5.6 fewer than the over/under of 150 points for this contest.
  • The over/under for this matchup is 4.2 points more than the average over/under in Minutemen games this season (145.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/29/2020 Richmond Richmond -11 141 -726 +492 Regular Season 95-71 RICH
3/6/2019 N/A UMass N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 87-79 UMASS

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