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VMI vs. Samford - 2/9/19 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Samford at VMI
Date & Time Saturday February 9, 2019, 1:00 PM (EST)
Location
Cameron Hall
Lexington, VA
The Line
VMI +7 / over-under: 158
TV Channel
ESPN+
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NCAA BB | Samford at VMI
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SoCon college basket on Saturday pits the Samford Bulldogs against the VMI Keydets.

The Samford Bulldogs come in off of a 75-67 loss at North Carolina Greensboro as an eight point underdog on Thursday.

Samford trailed by eight points at the intermission and looked dead in the water before the offense came to life with 40 second half points to remain competitive.

Josh Sharkey kept the Bulldogs in the game with 24 points, four pulls and seven helpers with Robert Allen adding 16 points and 14 rebounds.

Deandre Thomas gave Samford eleven points followed by Myron Gordon and Brandon Austin with seven and six points.

The struggles of the VMI Keydets continued with their 4thconsecutive loss in a 71-70 decision to visiting Chattanooga.

VMI was down four points heading to the locker room before taking a early lead in the second half but being unable to sustain the momentum.

Bubba Parham was the Keydets go to scorer with 21 points and four pulls with Myles Lewis tossing in 15 points and grabbing five boards.

Sarju Patel gave VMI another 14 points and six rebounds followed by Jake Stephens with 12 points and four boards.

Samford Bulldogs are 10-2-1 ATS in their last 13 road games and Samford Bulldogs are 2-5-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall and Samford Bulldogs are 2-5-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. Southern. 

VMI Keydets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 home games and VMI Keydets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall and VMI Keydets are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 vs. Southern. 

Samford Bulldogs are 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings and favorite is 5-0 ATS in the last 5 meetings.

Samford has several strong performances on the road against very good teams and I think we get their best effort...

Pick:
Samford -7

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