VMI Keydets take on Red Foxes in NCAA basketball test
VMI Keydets vs Marist Red Foxes Odds
The Marist Red Foxes host VMI on Saturday, looking to build on their 7-20 mark against the 11-15 Keydets in college hoops action at McCann Field House.
The Red Foxes sit at 7-20 (11-10 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Keydets are currently 11-15 (0-3 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Marist is 8-12 OU, and VMI is 2-0 OU.
The Keydets were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Foxes sit at No. 327 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Keydets sit at No. 176 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Keydets will win this game 73-65.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Marist has the nation's No. 264-rated offensive output, at 63.7 PPG. The visiting Keydets defense ranks No. 339 allowing on average 76.8 PPG. The Red Foxes FG% has averaged 41% so far, less than the Keydets marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, VMI owns the country's No. 346-rated mark, allowing 81.9 points per game on the highway. Marist, on the other hand, rates No. 240 in scoring at home.
VMI was a 92-69 loser in its last match on the road against Charleston Southern. VMI was crushed on Thursday, getting blown out by Charleston Southern and falling by a 92-69 score at CSU Field House.
Marist was a 67-63 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Rider. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs. Marist suffered a 67-63 loss against Rider on Sunday, getting 18 points from Chavaughn Lewis in a losing effort at Alumni Gymnasium.
Marist Red Foxes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Siena are 3-7
After playing Rider are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
A few Keydets at Red Foxes trends to consider:
Marist is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Marist is 3-14 SU in its last 17 games
VMI at Liberty, Tuesday, February 26
Marist at Siena, Friday, March 1