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VMI Keydets vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds
The West Virginia Mountaineers will hit the floor running against the visiting VMI Keydets Wednesday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Keydets will look to vanquish their hosts on Wednesday, as they are 0-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Mountaineers are 1-2-1 ATS. VMI is 1-0 against the total, while West Virginia is 1-3 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 129 (Mountaineers) and the No. 117 (Keydets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 79-75 result in favor of the Keydets has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Keydets is ranked No. 68 in NCAA hoops at 39.3 per game. Contrast that with West Virginia’s No. 109 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, West Virginia is the No. 309-ranked team in the country at 4 per game, while VMI rates No. 11 at 9.5 per game.
Defensively, VMI features the nation's No. 321-rated defense on the road, allowing 83.3 points per game. West Virginia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 338 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, VMI was a 90-81 winner at home against Elon. Stan Okoye went off for 30 points and added 16 rebounds for good measure, leading VMI to a 90-81 win over Elon on Saturday at Cameron Hall.
West Virginia lost its last outing, a 77-70 result against Oklahoma on November 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 2-point favorite. The Mountaineers endured a 77-70 loss at the hands of the Sooners on Sunday, despite a 15-point effort from Juwan Staten at Wide World of Sports Complex.
West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Marshall are 5-5
After playing Oklahoma are 1-1
After a loss are 4-6
A few Keydets at Mountaineers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 10 of West Virginia's last 12 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games
West Virginia is 17-8 SU in its last 25 games at home
West Virginia is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
VMI home to Morgan State, Saturday, December 1
West Virginia home to Marshall, Wednesday, December 5