VMI Keydets face Old Dominion Monarchs: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
VMI Keydets vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs hope to be lousy hosts on Wednesday as the VMI Keydets pay a visit to Ted Constant Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Monarchs currently sports a 1-3 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-2 ATS. The Keydets are 1-3 and 0-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Monarchs produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Keydets have gone 1-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 23 (Monarchs) and the No. 269 (Keydets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 75-71 result in favor of the Keydets has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Old Dominion's No. 289 nationally ranked offense (60.5 points per game) against a Keydets defense that sits as the No. 336 at 85 PPG. The Monarchs have been averaging 39% from the field, less than the Keydets have managed so far this season (43.3% on average).
Defensively, VMI features the nation's No. 338-rated defense on the road, allowing 89.5 points per game. Old Dominion, meanwhile, comes in at No. 278 nationally in scoring at home.
VMI was a 95-80 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Virginia Tech. VMI got 23 points from D.J. Covington but lost anyway, 95-80, to Virginia Tech on Thursday at Cassell Coliseum.
Old Dominion lost its last outing, a 67-55 result against Cleveland State on November 17. They failed to cover in that game as a 6.5-point underdog. Old Dominion suffered a 67-55 loss against Cleveland State on Saturday, getting 9 points from Dimitri Batten in a losing effort at Wolstein Center.
Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 6-4
After playing Cleveland State are 1-0
After a loss are 9-1
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 10-5 SU in its last 15 games at home
Old Dominion is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
VMI home to Elon, Saturday, November 24
Old Dominion at Murray State, Saturday, November 24