Vanderbilt Commodores host William & Mary Tribe in college basketball action
William & Mary Tribe vs Vanderbilt Commodores Odds
Memorial Gymnasium features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Vanderbilt Commodores and the visiting William & Mary Tribe in college hoops action on Wednesday.
The Tribe will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 4-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Commodores are 4-5 ATS. William & Mary is 3-1 against the total, while Vanderbilt is 1-6 versus the number.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Vanderbilt Commodores as 6.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Commodores sit at No. 206 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tribe sit at No. 194 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tribe will win this game 70-62.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Tribe is ranked No. 161 in NCAA hoops at 35.9 per game. Contrast that with Vanderbilt’s No. 300 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Vanderbilt is the No. 71-ranked team in the country at 7.4 per game, while William & Mary rates No. 164 at 6.3 per game.
Defensively, William & Mary features the nation's No. 99-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.2 points per game. Vanderbilt, meanwhile, comes in at No. 337 nationally in scoring at home.
William & Mary was a 73-66 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Purdue. They covered the 12-point spread as underdogs. William & Mary suffered a 73-66 loss against Purdue on Saturday, getting 21 points from Marcus Thornton in a losing effort at Mackey Arena.
Vanderbilt lost its last outing, a 68-49 result against Butler on December 29. They failed to cover in that game as a 6-point underdog. The Commodores got 10 points from Kyle Fuller, but it was Butler that prevailed in a 68-49 final on Saturday at Memorial Gymnasium.
William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing George Mason are 3-7
After playing Purdue are 1-0
After a loss are 3-7
Vanderbilt Commodores Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 9-1
Before playing Kentucky are 9-1
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tribe at Commodores trends to consider:
William & Mary is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
Vanderbilt is 16-6 SU in its last 22 games at home
Vanderbilt is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
William & Mary home to George Mason, Saturday, January 5
Vanderbilt home to Kentucky, Thursday, January 10