Updated: Richmond (3-1) Battles Wofford (1-3)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Wofford 24 34 58 +15.0
  Richmond 26 38 64 -15.0
Tue, Nov 20 2012, 07:00 PM

Robins Center
Richmond, VA
Attendance: 3,867

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The Spiders head into Robins Center on Tuesday looking to come out on top as Wofford travels to meet Richmond. Tip-off is at 7:00 EST. The Spiders stand at 3-1 overall. The Terriers have a record of 1-3.

Richmond should do very well in this matchup. Richmond has home-court advantage. They're 3-0 at home while Wofford is 0-3 away. Richmond has also won three of its last four games and is playing for another.

Taking a look at team stats, Richmond has a solid advantage in only one category, scoring, where the Spiders outperform the Terriers, 77 pts/game to 64 pts/game.

StatSmack! Richmond is better than Wofford
  • Richmond is a better free-throw shooting team (76.3% vs 66.5%) than Wofford this season.
  • The Richmond blocks leader (Darrius Garrett) has more blocks than the Wofford blocks leader (Karl Cochran).
  • We have a history of cultivating talent. Over the past 10 years Richmond has had more players drafted by the NBA than Wofford (1 vs 0).
  • Even computers respect Richmond more. We have a better RPI this season than Wofford (RPI: #125 vs #183).

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