East Tennessee State vs. VMI - 1/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
VMI Keydets (5-9) at East Tennessee State Buccaneers (9-6)
College Basketball: Monday, January 11, 2016 at 6:00 pm (Freedom Hall Civic Center)
The Line: East Tennessee State Buccaneers -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The VMI Keydets and East Tennessee State Buccaneers square off Monday night at the Freedom Hall Civic Center.
The VMI Keydets could use a big win after losing six of their last eight games. The VMI Keydets are averaging 61.7 points on 37.9 percent shooting and allowing 73.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting. QJ Peterson is averaging 18.5 points and 6.4 rebounds while Julian Eleby is averaging 14.7 points and 2.6 assists. Trey Chapman is grabbing five rebounds and Adrian Rich is dishing 2.1 assists. The VMI Keydets are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. VMI is allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.1 turnovers per game. The VMI Keydets have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The East Tennessee State Buccaneers look to stay hot after winning five of their last six games. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are averaging 74.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 77.5 points on 45.3 percent shooting. Ge'Lawn Guyn is averaging 17.9 points and 3.7 rebounds while T.J. Cromer is averaging 15.3 points and 2.9 assists. A.J. Merriweather is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Deuce Bello is dishing 1.5 assists. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are shooting 36.3 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. East Tennessee State is allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and is forcing 12.3 turnovers per game. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers have won 13 of their last 17 home games.
The Keydets are 1-10 ATS in their last 11 Monday games and 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Buccaneers are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The home team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
East Tennessee State has found its groove as of late and should have little trouble with a VMI team that can't score or win on the road. Take the Bucs in a blowout.