VMI vs. Furman - 2/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Furman Paladins (7-16) at VMI Keydets (8-16)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Cameron Hall)
The Line: VMI Keydets -4.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The VMI Keydets and the Furman Paladins face off on Thursday at Cameron Hall in SoCon college basketball action.
The VMI Keydets are 8-16 this season and they have lost their last three games. VMI is averaging 79.7 points and they are shooting 38.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 80.6 points and their opponents are shooting 46.8 percent. QJ Peterson leads the Keydets averaging 19.6 points per game. Tim marshall is averaging 11 points, Brian Brown is averaging 9.5 points, and Julian Eleby is averaging 8.4 points. VMI is 5-5 at home and 5-9 in the SoCon.
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The Furman Paladins are 7-16 this season and they have lost their last three games. Furman is averaging 65.4 points and they are shooting 43.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 69.1 points and their opponents are shooting 46.2 percent. Stephen Croone leads the Paladins averaging 17.9 points per game. Devin Sibley is averaging 9.4 points, Geoff Beans is averaging 8.4 points, and Daniel Fowler is averaging 8.1 points. Furman is 1-11 on the road and 4-8 in SoCon play.
VMI is 5-1 against the spread following a loss, 1-5-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 2-6 against the spread at home against a team with a road winning percentage less than .600. Furman is 16-5 against the spread following a loss, 5-2 against the spread in their last seven games, and 4-1 against the spread in Thursday games. VMI has covered the point spread in their last four games against Furman.
This is a down year for Furman and look for VMI to remind them of it here.