Burton and the Richmond Spiders host conference foe Rhode Island

Rhode Island Rams (6-11, 2-3 A-10) at Richmond Spiders (10-8, 3-2 A-10)

Richmond, Virginia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Richmond -8.5; over/under is 134.5

BOTTOM LINE: Richmond plays Rhode Island in a matchup of A-10 teams.

The Spiders have gone 8-1 at home. Richmond is 5- when it turns the ball over less than its opponents and averages 11.3 turnovers per game.

The Rams are 2-3 in A-10 play. Rhode Island is 1-1 when it wins the turnover battle and averages 13.9 turnovers per game.

The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Tyler Burton is scoring 19.4 points per game and averaging 7.8 rebounds for the Spiders. Jason Nelson is averaging 10.2 points and 3.1 rebounds over the last 10 games for Richmond.

Ishmael Leggett is scoring 16.1 points per game with 6.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists for the Rams. Brayon Freeman is averaging 12.6 points over the last 10 games for Rhode Island.

LAST 10 GAMES: Spiders: 7-3, averaging 71.0 points, 32.6 rebounds, 12.9 assists, 5.5 steals and 1.8 blocks per game while shooting 46.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 64.7 points per game.

Rams: 4-6, averaging 70.3 points, 33.8 rebounds, 13.4 assists, 4.9 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 41.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 73.4 points.

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