Richmond vs. Kansas Free Pick
Richmond looks for the upset on the road against a top ten team. Richmond is coming off a 76-57 win over Stetson (NL) on Saturday, while Kansas defeated Belmont, 89-60 on Saturday, giving 12. The Spiders (9-2 SU, 2-6 ATS) travel to Allen Field House to take on #8 Kansas (8-1 SU, 4-5 ATS) on Thursday night at 7pmET.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Kansas Jayhawks opened as a 15.5-point favorite and moved to 14 in most books. The total opened at 135.5 and moved to 134 at most books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 58% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Kansas. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Richmond. According to the latest college basketball trends, Spiders are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 Tuesday games. Jayhawks are 4-9-1 ATS in their last 14 games following a ATS win. The Spiders off to their best start since 1987-88, defeated Stetson 76-57 on Saturday for their fifth straight victory. They've been very good offensively in the last three, averaging 79.7 points and shooting 55.5 percent. . The Spiders are one of the few visiting teams to have won in Kansas. Richmond claimed a 69-68 road victory over the Jayhawks during Bill Self's first season at Kansas in 2004. Darien Brothers (14.8 points) and Derrick Williams (14.8 points and 7.2 rebounds) lead the way for the Spiders' powerful offense. Richmond is also connecting at 38.8 percent from beyond the arc, led by Brothers (51.9) and Kendall Anthony (42.2). Kansas also has Ohio State on the road next so they might be looking ahead. The Spiders never fear top competition as they are 7-3 SU in their last 10 games against ranked teams and 12-7 SU in the last 19 against BCS conference competition.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: RICHMOND SPIDERS +14