NCAA hoops odds preview - Gardner-Webb vs. VMI
Gardner-Webb Bulldogs vs VMI Keydets Odds
Gardner-Webb pays a visit to VMI on Saturday, hoping to send the Keydets to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Cameron Hall.
The Keydets sport records of 9-9 and 0-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 10-10 and 3-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 1-0 for the Keydets and 0-1 for the Bulldogs.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Keydets - Bulldogs odds would favor the Bulldogs if the lines were set according to our power ranks. VMI is rated No. 184 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Gardner-Webb is at No. 147. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 75-74 win for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Bulldogs is ranked No. 135 in NCAA hoops at 36.1 per game. Contrast that with VMI’s No. 49 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, VMI is the No. 4-ranked team in the country at 9.2 per game, while Gardner-Webb rates No. 263 at 5.2 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Gardner-Webb owns the country's No. 117-rated mark, allowing 67 points per game on the highway. VMI, on the other hand, rates No. 2 in scoring at home.
Gardner-Webb was a 61-55 loser in its last match on the road against Winthrop. The Bulldogs got 13 points from Kevin Hartley, but it was Winthrop that prevailed in a 61-55 final on Wednesday at Winthrop Coliseum.
VMI lost its last outing, a 96-69 result against High Point on January 23. The Keydets were hammered by High Point on Wednesday, losing by a 96-69 final at Millis Center in college basketball betting action.
Gardner-Webb at Charleston Southern, Wednesday, January 30
VMI at Radford, Wednesday, January 30