Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Keydets vs Catamounts CBB Odds
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6-22 VMI Keydets vs. Western Carolina Catamounts 8-22
2017 NCAA Basketball – Southern
Date: Monday, February 27, 2017
Time: 7 PM ET
Venue: Ramsey Center Cullowhee, North Carolina
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Western Carolina -3
CBB Betting Total: 137.5
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These are two of the teams in the basement of the Southern Conference and the winner of this game will not be there in this season finale.
VMI has lost 5 in a row and 8 of their last 9 games.
Western Carolina has lost 7 of their last 8 games, but they did win previous to their last game.
In their last games Western Carolina lost to East Tennessee State 68-52 and VMI lost to UNC Greensboro 74-67.
Earlier this season at VMU the Keydets beat the Catamounts 79-78.
VMI ranks 283rd in the nation in points per game and 303rd in points allowed.
In their loss to UNC Greensboro in their last game VMI only shot 36.7% from the floor and they committed 15 turnovers and they allowed UNCG to shoot 44.1%.
Leading scorer for the season for the Keydets in QJ Peterson (19.4 ppg) went for 22 points in the loss to UNCG, but he was only 7/19 from the floor and missed 8 of his 13 3-pointers. 2 other Keydets went for double figures in the loss.
Peterson and Julian Eleby (12.8 ppg) are the only players averaging in double figures for VMI this season.
The Catamounts have to figure out how to stop Peterson, as in their loss to VMI earlier this season he went for 31 points on 12/19 shooting.
VMI is 1-6 ATS in the last 7 games facing Western Carolina.
This season VMI is only 1-13 on the road.
Western Carolina Catamounts
Western Carolina ranks dead last in college hoops in points per game and 208th in points allowed.
In their loss to Southern leading East Tennessee State in their last game the Catamounts got off to a terrible start getting outscored 32-12 in the first half. For the game Western Carolina shot 39.3% from the floor and they allowed ETSU to shoot 45.7%.
While the Catamounts forced 17 turnovers in the loss to East Tennessee State they committed 18.
Marc Gosselin led the Catamounts in the loss to ETSU with 15 points, as well as 9 boards, and Haboubacar Mutombo was the only other player to score in double figures going for 11 points.
Mutombo and Devin Peterson are the only players averaging in double figures for the Catamounts and neither is averaging over 12 ppg.
Western Carolina is 5-8 at home this season.
CBB Betting Trends:
- VMI is 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 road games.
- VMI is 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record.
- WCU is 10-4 ATS in their last 14 home games.
- WCU is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as a home favorite.
Free VMI Keydets vs. Western Carolina Catamounts NCAAB Prediction:
Have to go with Western Carolina in this one, as they are at home, have been a decent home bet this season, and VMI only has one road win all season.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Western Carolina -3
With the win Western Carolina will finish the regular season out of the Southern basement.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Western Carolina 73 VMI 68
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