VMI Keydets take on Flames in NCAA basketball test
VMI Keydets vs Liberty Flames Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for VMI when they take on the Liberty Flames on Tuesday in college hoops betting action.
The Flames currently sports a 10-19 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-3 ATS. The Keydets are 11-16 and 0-4 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Flames produce a 1-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Keydets have gone 3-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 203 (Flames) and the No. 211 (Keydets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 73-72 result in favor of the Keydets has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Liberty's No. 147 nationally ranked offense (68.5 points per game) against a Keydets defense that sits as the No. 346 at 78.1 PPG. The Flames have been averaging 42.8% from the field, less than the Keydets have managed so far this season (43.2% on average).
Defensively, VMI features the nation's No. 349-rated defense on the road, allowing 84.1 points per game. Liberty, meanwhile, comes in at No. 117 nationally in scoring at home.
VMI was a 112-74 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Marist. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. The Keydets were hammered by Marist on Saturday, losing by a 112-74 final at McCann Field House in college basketball betting action.
In their last action, Liberty was a 79-73 winner at home against Austin Peay. They covered the 5-point spread as favorites. Liberty earned a 79-73 victory over Austin Peay on Saturday, getting 18 points from Tavares Speaks at Vines Center.
VMI home to Longwood, Saturday, March 2
Liberty at Radford, Saturday, March 2