VMI vs. UNC Greensboro - 2/11/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
UNC Greensboro Spartans (9-16) at VMI Keydets (6-17)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Cameron Hall)
The Line: VMI Keydets +4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The UNC Greensboro Spartans and VMI Keydets meet Thursday night at the Cameron Hall.
The UNC Greensboro Spartans look for consistency after splitting their last eight games. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are averaging 70.9 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 76 points on 46.9 percent shooting. Kayel Locke is averaging 13.4 points and 5.1 rebounds while Francis Alonso is averaging 12.9 points and 1.8 assists. RJ White is grabbing 7.3 rebounds and Diante Baldwin is dishing 5.2 assists. The UNC Greensboro Spartans are shooting 36 percent from beyond the arc and 69.3 percent from the free throw line. The Spartans are allowing 40.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The UNC Greensboro Spartans have lost nine of their last 10 road games.
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The VMI Keydets need a win in order to snap a six-game losing streak. The VMI Keydets are averaging 62.5 points on 38.3 percent shooting and allowing 75.6 points on 46.6 percent shooting. QJ Peterson is averaging 17.3 points and six rebounds while Julian Eleby is averaging 14.6 points and 2.3 assists. Trey Chapman is grabbing 4.7 rebounds and Adrian Rich is dishing 1.7 assists. The VMI Keydets are shooting 33.2 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Keydets are allowing 38 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33 rebounds per game. The VMI Keydets have lost 10 of their last 16 home games.
The Spartans are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games and 8-2 ATS in their last 10 games following a ATS loss. The Keydets are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and 2-12 ATS in their last 14 vs. Southern. The Spartans are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
VMI is in bad form right now and doesn't even show up to play when its at home. The Spartans have done a decent job of winning games against subpar teams, and they rarely lose back to back games against the spread. I'll take the road team here and lay the two buckets.