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College Basketball Matchup - Saint Louis Billikens Vermont Catamounts Odds Preview

Vermont CatamountsSaint Louis Billikens
Dec 7, 8:00 PM | Chaifetz Arena

Vermont Catamounts vs Saint Louis Billikens Odds


The Vermont Catamounts will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Billikens in Saint Louis at Chaifetz Arena on Wednesday in college basketball action.

Saint Louis will face the 4-4 Catamounts, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Billikens are 4-4 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Catamounts are 0-0 favoring the OVER.

View Vermont vs Saint Louis Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Billikens - Catamounts odds would favor the Billikens if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Saint Louis is rated No. 110 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Vermont is at No. 224. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 80-64 win for the Billikens.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Saint Louis has the nation's No. 110-rated offensive output, at 71.9 PPG. The visiting Catamounts defense ranks No. 129 allowing on average 64.6 PPG. The Billikens FG% has averaged 50% so far, more than the Catamounts marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.9% per game.

Defensively, Vermont features the nation's No. 87-rated defense on the road, allowing 65 points per game. Saint Louis, meanwhile, comes in at No. 159 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Vermont, they were a 68-52 loser as they battled Yale on the road. Four McGlynn scored 16 points in a futile effort to lead the Catamounts to a win (they lost 68-52 to Yale at John J. Lee Amphitheater on Saturday).

Saint Louis won its last outing, a 73-53 result against Portland on December 3. They covered in that game as a 18.5-point favorite. The Billikens blew out Portland on Saturday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 73-53 win at Chaifetz Arena.

Saint Louis Billikens Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 3-7
After playing Portland are 0-1
After a win are 8-2

A few Catamounts at Billikens trends to consider:
Saint Louis is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Saint Louis is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Saint Louis's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Saint Louis's last 6 games

Next up:
Vermont home to Quinnipiac, Sunday, December 11
Saint Louis home to Illinois-Springfield, Saturday, December 10