VMI Keydets vs Raiders College Hoops Game Preview

VMI KeydetsWright State Raiders
Dec 8, 7:00 PM | Nutter Center

VMI Keydets vs Wright State Raiders Odds

4-5TEAM RECORD5-3

The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Wright State and VMI on Saturday, with the host Raiders trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

The Raiders bring a 5-3 record (4-3 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-5 Keydets, who are 0-2 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Wright State go 2-1 so far and the Keydets go 1-0.

View VMI vs Wright State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Raiders sit at No. 256 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Keydets sit at No. 126 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Keydets will win this game 74-73.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wright State's No. 316-ranked offense, averaging 58.5 PPG, against a Keydets defense that ranks No. 341 at 80.9 PPG. The Raiders field goal percentage has averaged 44.8% so far, more than the Keydets marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.

Defensively, VMI features the nation's No. 338-rated defense on the road, allowing 86 points per game. Wright State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 318 nationally in scoring at home.

VMI was a 102-61 winner in its last match at home against Virginia Lynchburg. VMI cruised to victory on Monday, running Virginia Lynchburg out of the gym and running up a 102-61 score at Cameron Hall.

Last time out for Wright State, they were a 54-41 loser as they battled Bowling Green on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4-point underdog. Reggie Arceneaux scored 13 points in a futile effort to lead the Raiders to a win (they lost 54-41 to Bowling Green at Stroh Center on Monday).

Wright State Raiders Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Hofstra are 0-1
After playing Bowling Green are 1-3
After a loss are 5-5

A few Keydets at Raiders trends to consider:
Wright State is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next up:
VMI at George Washington, Saturday, December 22
Wright State at Hofstra, Saturday, December 15