VMI Keydets visit Charleston Southern Buccaneers in college basketball clash
VMI Keydets vs Charleston Southern Buccaneers Odds
The Charleston Southern Buccaneers will try to pay off for their supporters on Thursday when they play host to the VMI Keydets at CSU Field House in NCAA basketball action.
The Keydets will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 0-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Buccaneers are 0-0 ATS. VMI is 2-0 on the totals; Charleston Southern is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 79-rated Buccaneers and the No. 176-ranked Keydets, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 82-76 result in favor of the Buccaneers.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Keydets rank No. 28 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.7 per game. That compares with Charleston Southern’s No. 26 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Charleston Southern is college basketball's No. 4-ranked team at 9.2 per game, while the Keydets rate No. 11 with 8.8 per game.
Defensively, VMI features the nation's No. 344-rated defense on the road, allowing 81.1 points per game. Charleston Southern, meanwhile, comes in at No. 8 nationally in scoring at home.
VMI lost its last outing, a 78-67 result against High Point on February 19. VMI suffered a 78-67 loss against High Point on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Stan Okoye in a losing effort at Cameron Hall.
Charleston Southern was a 72-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against Presbyterian. The Buccaneers grabbed a 72-54 win over the Blue Hose on Tuesday, behind a 13-point effort from Allie Fullah at CSU Field House.
VMI at Marist, Saturday, February 23
Charleston Southern at Rider, Saturday, February 23