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Old Dominion Monarchs vs Virginia Commonwealth Rams Betting Preview

Virginia Commonwealth RamsOld Dominion Monarchs
Feb 11, 2:00 PM | Ted Constant Center

Virginia Commonwealth Rams vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds

21-5TEAM RECORD16-10

The Old Dominion Monarchs host Virginia Commonwealth on Saturday, looking to build on their 16-10 mark against the 21-5 Rams in college hoops action at Ted Constant Center.

This season, the Monarchs are 16-10 overall and 12-9-1 ATS ATS, while the Rams are 21-5 and 13-11-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Old Dominion boasts a 11-10 on the OU, and Virginia Commonwealth is 10-15.

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Betting Line:
On the opening NCAAB line for this matchup, Old Dominion sat as 1-point favorites.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Monarchs at No. 48 and the Rams at No. 112 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 72-67 result in favor of the Rams.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Old Dominion has the nation's No. 258-rated offensive output, at 64.2 PPG. The visiting Rams defense ranks No. 15 allowing on average 58.3 PPG. The Monarchs FG% has averaged 40.6% so far, less than the Rams marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.9% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia Commonwealth owns the country's No. 31-rated mark, allowing 62.8 points per game on the highway. Old Dominion, on the other hand, rates No. 265 in scoring at home.

Virginia Commonwealth won its last outing, a 66-43 result against Towson on February 8. They earned a push in that game as a 23-point favorite. Virginia Commonwealth cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Towson out of the gym and running up a 66-43 score at Siegel Center.

Old Dominion was a 70-51 winner in their most recent outing on the road against William & Mary. They covered the 10.5-point spread as favorites. Old Dominion earned a 70-51 victory over William & Mary on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Nick Wright at Kaplan Arena.

Virginia Commonwealth Rams Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing George Mason are 9-1
After playing Towson are 8-2
After a win are 9-1

Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing UNC Wilmington are 8-2
After playing William & Mary are 7-3
After a win are 6-4

A few Rams at Monarchs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Virginia Commonwealth's last 10 games when playing on the road against Old Dominion
Virginia Commonwealth is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Commonwealth's last 5 games on the road
Virginia Commonwealth is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Old Dominion
Old Dominion is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 9 of Old Dominion's last 10 games when playing at home against Virginia Commonwealth
Old Dominion is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Old Dominion's last 5 games

Next up:
Virginia Commonwealth at George Mason, Tuesday, February 14
Old Dominion home to UNC Wilmington, Tuesday, February 14