Richmond vs. Vanderbilt College Basketball Odds & Picks: Sharps Betting Afternoon Spread (Wednesday, Dec. 16)
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- Richmond will take on Vanderbilt in a Wednesday afternoon college basketball matchup, and sharp bettors are taking notice.
- The Spiders are favored and most bettors have taken that side, but these betting odds have begun to fall.
- Our PRO Report details what that means about sharp betting action, and reveals the professional side below.
College Basketball Odds: Richmond vs. Vanderbilt
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An early start to Wednesday’s college basketball slate hasn’t been missed by sharp bettors. In fact, they’ve been all over one of this afternoon’s matchups.
Our PRO Report details the sharp play on Richmond vs. Vanderbilt below.
College Basketball Pick: Richmond vs. Vanderbilt
It may not be obvious by the line’s movement since opening, but Vanderbilt has been the landing spot for big bets from sharps.
An open-to-current line change of 5.5 to 6.5 would generally suggest sharp action to be on the favorite, but in this case that line move doesn’t tell the whole story.
Getting 67% of bets, Richmond quickly became as much as a 7.5-point favorite in this matchup, and that’s when the sharps struck.
Two Sports Insights Bet Signals were triggered on Vanderbilt at +7.5, indicating a pair of unique cases of sharp money hitting the underdog.
Sharp Action edge: Vanderbilt
Also pointing to a sharp backing of Vandy, the Commodores’ 33% backing has accounted for 48% of the actual money hitting this spread. That means they’re drawing much bigger bets — the ones more likely to come from sharps.
Big Money edge: Vanderbilt