VMI Keydets vs Coastal Carolina Chanticleers Odds
Coastal Carolina will look to improve on its 7-8 record on Saturday when they host VMI in NCAA basketball odds action at Kimbel Arena.
The Chanticleers bring a 7-8 record (0-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 9-7 Keydets, who are 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Coastal Carolina go 0-0 so far and the Keydets go 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 133-rated Chanticleers and the No. 206-ranked Keydets, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 79-78 result in favor of the Keydets.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Coastal Carolina's No. 149-ranked offense, averaging 69.1 PPG, against a Keydets defense that ranks No. 327 at 75.4 PPG. The Chanticleers field goal percentage has averaged 44.8% so far, more than the Keydets marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.
Defensively, VMI features the nation's No. 346-rated defense on the road, allowing 84.1 points per game. Coastal Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 101 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for VMI, they were a 76-57 winner as they battled Campbell at home. D.J. Covington scored 19 points leading the Keydets to a 76-57 victory over Campbell at Cameron Hall on Wednesday.
Coastal Carolina was a 66-65 loser in its last match on the road against Gardner-Webb. Anthony Raffa went off for 25 points and added 2 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Gardner-Webb handed Coastal Carolina a 66-65 defeat at Paul Porter Arena.
VMI at High Point, Wednesday, January 23
Coastal Carolina at UNC Asheville, Wednesday, January 23