7:00 p.m. ET: Maryland Terrapins (4-1) at Richmond Spiders (3-2)
Spread: Maryland -1
The Maryland Terrapins and Richmond Spiders face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at the Baha Mar Convention Center. The Terppains are 41st overall according to KenPom, 49th in adjusted offensive efficiency, and 42nd in adjusted defensive efficiency. The Spiders are 63rd overall, 34th in adjusted offensive efficiency, and 114th on the defensive end. The schedule for Richmond however is rated 141st compared to Maryland’s strength of schedule that is only 274th. Maryland is coming off a tough two-point win over Hofstra, but Richmond was able to flex its muscles a bit by handling Hofstra by double digits the last time out. Richmond is also shooting far better than Maryland this season. The Spiders are shooting 48.1% from the floor and 40.6% from three-point range, compared to the Terpps who are only making 42% of their shots from the floor and 25.4% of their threes. The Spiders have a more experienced team so look for Richmond to get the win today.
The Bookie: Richmond +1 / Under 139.5
Fade the Public: Richmond / Under
Sharp Action: Richmond / Over