VMI Keydets vs The Citadel Bulldogs Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between The Citadel and VMI on Saturday, with the host Bulldogs trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Bulldogs are 0-0 overall and 0-0 ATS ATS, while the Keydets are 0-0 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, The Citadel boasts a 0-0 on the OU, and VMI is 0-0.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Bulldogs installed as 1-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Bulldogs, most recently No. 319 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Keydets, who rate No. 269 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 2-0 victory for the Bulldogs.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and The Citadel has the nation's No. 118-rated offensive output, at 0 PPG. The visiting Keydets defense ranks No. 1 allowing on average 0 PPG. The Bulldogs FG% has averaged 0% so far, almost the same as the Keydets marksmen have achieved on the year, 0% per game.
Defensively, VMI features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. The Citadel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 67 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, VMI was an 80-64 loser on the road against UNC Asheville. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as underdogs. The Keydets endured an 80-64 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Saturday, despite a 12-point effort from Keith Gabriel at Kimmel Arena.
The Citadel was a 68-56 loser in its last match on the road against Western Carolina. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Citadel suffered a 68-56 loss against Western Carolina on Friday, getting 21 points from Mike Groselle in a losing effort at U.S. Cellular Arena.
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Western Carolina are 5-5
After a loss are 1-9
A few Keydets at Bulldogs trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of The Citadel's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of The Citadel's last 8 games at home
The Citadel is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games when playing VMI
The Citadel is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing at home against VMI
VMI home to Central Penn College, Tuesday, November 13
The Citadel home to Montreat College, Wednesday, November 14