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NCAAB Richmond vs Wichita State Prediction 11/29/2023

The Richmond Spiders (3-2) travel to face off against the Wichita State Shockers (5-1) on Wednesday, November 29th. This game will be played at Charles Koch Arena in Wichita and televised on ESPN+. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 7:30 ET.

Richmond Spiders vs Wichita State Shockers

The Richmond Spiders Are Coming Off A Win

Richmond will be playing their sixth game of the season when they take on Wichita State. So far, Richmond has a record of 3-2. In their last three road games, including last year, Richmond has a record of 1-2. As of today’s game, Richmond holds a 3-2 ATS record. Taking into account results from last season, Richmond is 5-4 ATS in their last ten games.

Richmond’s games have, on average, featured 141.8 points per game leading to an over/under record of 2-2-1. Their average over/under line is currently 142 points so far. When assessing the Spiders’ performance in their last three games, their over/under record stands at 1-1, with their games averaging 77 points per game.

The Wichita State Shockers Are Coming Off A Win

Wichita State is set to play their 7th game of the season against Richmond and currently have a 5-1 overall record. Looking back at their previous ten home games, which includes last year, Wichita State has a 7-3 record. Today’s game finds Wichita State holding a 3-3 against the spread (ATS) record. Within that, they are 1-2 on the road vs. the spread and 2-1 when playing at home vs. the spread.

Wichita State comes in with an over/under record of 4-2-0 through six games, with their games averaging a combined 147.2 points per game so far. Looking at the Shockers’ last three games, their over/under record is 1-1 with their games averaging 82 points per game.

Richmond Offense Breakdown

Coming off a good offensive performance, Richmond’s offense scored 90 points against Queens (NC). Their field goal percentage for the game was 52.7%, and they went 4/4 from the free-throw line. Currently leading the team in scoring is Jordan King who comes into today’s matchup averaging 20.3. Neal Quinn also heads into the game with a PPG average of 14.2.

Jordan King (G) 20.3 4.0 2.8
Neal Quinn (C) 14.2 6.2 4.2
Isaiah Bigelow (F) 10.2 4.3 0.5

Wichita State Offense Breakdown

In their recent game, the Shockers’ offense concluded with 80 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 80.3 points per contest. Leading the team in scoring is Colby Rogers, who is averaging 16.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Xavier Bell also maintains a PPG average of 15.1 heading into game.

Colby Rogers (G) 16.1 3.7 1.7
Xavier Bell (G) 15.1 4.4 3.7
Kenny Pohto (F) 14.4 7.6 1.4

Richmond Team Defense

Currently, the Spiders’ defense holds the 40th rank in the nation, allowing 63.5 points per game. Against Queens (NC) in their most recent game, the Richmond defense gave up a total of 61 points while allowing Queens (NC) to hit 52% of their shots.

Wichita State Team Defense

At present, the Shockers’ defense is nationally ranked 90th, allowing 68.7 points per game. So far, the Wichita State defense is giving up an average of 9.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.1 times per game (333rd).

Spiders vs Shockers Trends

  • Although Richmond has a straight up record of 1-2 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 0-2. The team averaged 66 points per game in these games.
  • Through their last five home contests, the Shockers offense has averaged 76 points per game while allowing an average of 78. Wichita State posted an overall record of 2-3 while going 1-3-1 ATS.
  • Looking back on the team’s last three games as the underdog, the Spiders have a straight up record of 0-3. Their record vs the spread in these games was 1-2.
  • Through their last five games as the favorite, the Shockers have an ATS record of 3-2 and a straight up mark of 5-0.

Spiders vs Shockers Prediction

The Shockers is our pick to not only win with a projected score of 74-69. But we also favor them to cover the spread. Our bet is on the Shockers at -2.5.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 142.5 and our model has the Spiders and Shockers finishing with a combined 143 points. Our pick is to take the over.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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