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Richmond Spiders @ Davidson Wildcats

Current Records: Richmond 12-5, Davidson 11-6

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We've got another exciting Atlantic 10 matchup on schedule as the Richmond Spiders and the Davidson Wildcats are set to tip at 4:00 p.m. ET on January 20th at Belk Arena. We saw both of these teams recently pull out wins they weren't expected to get, so we'll see who gives it right back.

Richmond had already won six in a row (a stretch where they outscored their opponents by an average of 9.2 points), and they went ahead and made it seven on Tuesday. They sure made it a nail-biter, but they managed to escape with a 63-61 win over the Dukes.

Richmond relied on the efforts of Neal Quinn, who scored 16 points along with eight rebounds, and Dji Bailey, who scored 12 points along with eight rebounds.

Meanwhile, Davidson had to suffer through a three-game losing streak, but that streak is no more. They came out on top against the Rams by a score of 79-69 on Wednesday. Winning is a bit easier when your three-point shooting is a whole 24.1% better than the opposition, as Davidson's was.

Davidson got their win on the backs of several key players, but it was Grant Huffman out in front who scored 24 points along with five rebounds and three steals. The team also got some help courtesy of Reed Bailey, who dropped a double-double on 24 points and 12 rebounds.

The Spiders have been performing well recently as they've won eight of their last ten matches, which provided a nice bump to their 12-5 record this season. As for the Wildcats, their win bumped their record up to 11-6.

Richmond will be fighting an uphill battle on Saturday as the experts have pegged them as the two-point underdog. They might be worth a quick bet since they've covered the spread the last five times they've played.

Not only did both teams in this Saturday's match win their last matches, they also took care of their bettors and covered the spread. As for their next game, Davidson is expected to win a tight contest, barring any buzzer beaters. Bettors picking them against the spread have some confidence (to put it mildly), as the team is sitting on a three-game streak of failing to cover when playing at home.


Davidson is a slight 2-point favorite against Richmond, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Wildcats as a 1-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 136.5 points.

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Series History

Richmond has won 7 out of their last 10 games against Davidson.

  • Jan 11, 2023 - Richmond 61 vs. Davidson 57
  • Mar 13, 2022 - Richmond 64 vs. Davidson 62
  • Jan 14, 2022 - Davidson 87 vs. Richmond 84
  • Dec 30, 2020 - Richmond 80 vs. Davidson 74
  • Mar 03, 2020 - Richmond 80 vs. Davidson 63
  • Jan 14, 2020 - Richmond 70 vs. Davidson 64
  • Mar 09, 2019 - Davidson 73 vs. Richmond 69
  • Jan 19, 2019 - Davidson 75 vs. Richmond 62
  • Jan 28, 2018 - Richmond 66 vs. Davidson 63
  • Dec 30, 2017 - Richmond 69 vs. Davidson 58