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VMI Keydets take on Blue Hose in NCAA basketball test

VMI KeydetsPresbyterian Blue Hose
Jan 5, 7:00 PM | Furman Pinson Arena

VMI Keydets vs Presbyterian Blue Hose Odds


VMI pays a visit to Presbyterian on Saturday, hoping to send the Blue Hose to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at Furman Pinson Arena.

The Keydets will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-2 ATS against the number this season, while the Blue Hose are 0-2 ATS. VMI is 1-0 on the totals; Presbyterian is 0-0.

View VMI vs Presbyterian Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Blue Hose rated this week at No. 330 and the Keydets sitting at No. 168. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 78-65 result in favor of the Keydets.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Presbyterian has the nation's No. 292-rated offensive output, at 61.9 PPG. The visiting Keydets defense ranks No. 342 allowing on average 79.2 PPG. The Blue Hose FG% has averaged 46.4% so far, more than the Keydets marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, VMI owns the country's No. 343-rated mark, allowing 85.3 points per game on the highway. Presbyterian, on the other hand, rates No. 104 in scoring at home.

VMI won its last outing, a 110-54 result against Shenandoah on January 2. VMI cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Shenandoah out of the gym and running up a 110-54 score at Cameron Hall.

Presbyterian won its last outing, a 77-35 result against Montreat College on January 1. The Blue Hose blew out Montreat College on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 77-35 win at Furman Pinson Arena.

Next up:
VMI home to Liberty, Wednesday, January 9
Presbyterian at Coastal Carolina, Wednesday, January 9