Winthrop Eagles vs VMI Keydets Odds
Cameron Hall features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host VMI Keydets and the visiting Winthrop Eagles in college hoops action on Saturday.
The Eagles will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 1-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Keydets are 0-2 ATS. Winthrop is 0-1 on the totals; VMI is 1-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 190-rated Keydets and the No. 147-ranked Eagles, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 76-70 result in favor of the Keydets.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up VMI's No. 4 nationally ranked offense (83.4 points per game) against a Eagles defense that sits as the No. 91 at 62.2 PPG. The Keydets have been averaging 44.5% from the field, more than the Eagles have managed so far this season (40.9% on average).
Defensively, Winthrop features the nation's No. 105-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.1 points per game. VMI, meanwhile, comes in at No. 2 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Winthrop was a 75-63 loser on the road against Charleston Southern. Winthrop got 13 points from Gideon Gamble but lost anyway, 75-63, to Charleston Southern on Wednesday at CSU Field House.
VMI won its last outing, an 82-69 result against Liberty on January 9. Stan Okoye scored 20 points and helped out with 10 rebounds for VMI on Wednesday, leading the Keydets to an 82-69 victory over Liberty at Cameron Hall.
Winthrop home to Presbyterian, Wednesday, January 16
VMI home to Campbell, Wednesday, January 16