Vermont Catamounts visit Fairleigh Dickinson Knights in college basketball clash
Vermont Catamounts vs Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Fairleigh Dickinson and Vermont on Saturday, with the host Knights trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Knights currently sports a 4-5 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Catamounts are 6-4 and 1-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Knights produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Catamounts have gone 1-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 343-rated Knights and the No. 274-ranked Catamounts, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 68-53 result in favor of the Catamounts.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Catamounts is ranked No. 229 in NCAA hoops at 34 per game. Contrast that with Fairleigh Dickinson’s No. 340 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Fairleigh Dickinson is the No. 63-ranked team in the country at 7.6 per game, while Vermont rates No. 295 at 4.6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Vermont owns the country's No. 63-rated mark, allowing 63.3 points per game on the highway. Fairleigh Dickinson, on the other hand, rates No. 254 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Vermont was a 68-58 loser on the road against Niagara. The Catamounts got 14 points from Brian Voelkel, but it was Niagara that prevailed in a 68-58 final on Sunday at Gallagher Center.
Fairleigh Dickinson was a 69-59 loser in its last match at home against Hartford. Fairleigh Dickinson suffered a 69-59 loss against Hartford on Sunday, getting 13 points from Kinu Rochford in a losing effort at Rothman Center.
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