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Old Dominion Monarchs vs VMI Keydets in college hoops odds

VMI KeydetsOld Dominion Monarchs
Dec 22, 7:00 PM | Ted Constant Center

VMI Keydets vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds


The Old Dominion Monarchs host VMI on Thursday, looking to build on their 5-6 mark against the 5-6 Keydets in college hoops action at Ted Constant Center.

The Monarchs sit at 5-6 (3-5 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Keydets are currently 5-6 (0-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Old Dominion is 3-4 OU, and VMI is 1-1 OU.

View VMI vs Old Dominion Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 204-rated VMI taking on the No. 113-rated Monarchs in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 76-74 win for the Monarchs on Thursday.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Old Dominion has the nation's No. 299-rated offensive output, at 61.5 PPG. The visiting Keydets defense ranks No. 345 allowing on average 91.1 PPG. The Monarchs FG% has averaged 38.5% so far, less than the Keydets marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.6% per game.

Defensively, VMI features the nation's No. 345-rated defense on the road, allowing 98.3 points per game. Old Dominion, meanwhile, comes in at No. 324 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, VMI was a 110-89 loser on the road against Longwood. VMI was run off the court by the Lancers on Monday as Longwood routed them 110-89 at Willet Hall.

Old Dominion lost its last outing, a 90-82 result against Richmond on December 20. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Old Dominion suffered a 90-82 loss against Richmond on Tuesday, getting 21 points from Chris Cooper in a losing effort at Robins Center.

Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Missouri are 2-0
After playing Richmond are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

A few Keydets at Monarchs trends to consider:
Old Dominion is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing VMI
Old Dominion is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against VMI
Old Dominion is 21-3 SU in its last 24 games at home
Old Dominion is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games

Next up:
VMI home to Presbyterian, Saturday, December 31
Old Dominion home to Missouri, Friday, December 30