VMI Keydets at Presbyterian Blue Hose Betting Prediction


Expect a fast-paced game when the VMI Keydets (5-6) travel to Presbyterian to take on the Blue Hose (4-5). The game gets underway at 7:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.

VMI Keydets at Presbyterian Blue Hose ATS Odds

In their last outing, the Blue Hose lost to the Charleston Cougars, 85-73, while the Keydets dismantled the Washington College Shoremen, 89-56.

VMI dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.235 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.537. For those same stats, Washington College was 0.081 and 0.338, respectively. Presbyterian, meanwhile, had a better effective field goal percentage (0.492 vs. 0.457). Presbyterian’s Francois Lewis led the way, contributing 24 points. Greg Parham played a key role for VMI with 11 points and 10 assists.

The Keydets won the only game between these two teams last season, 78-58. Making free throws was one of VMI’s biggest advantages. They were 13-15 (86.7 percent), while the Blue Hose were just 6-8 (75.0 percent).

Bubba Parham has taken his game to another level recently for VMI, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

There could be a fair amount of transition offense in this battle that showcases two of the country’s more up-tempo teams. Presbyterian ranks 58th in possessions per game (66.7) and VMI is 45th (70.9) since the 2017-18 season.

VMI at Presbyterian Odds Pick

Prediction: SU Winner – Presbyterian, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • VMI ranks 85th in rebounds per game (35.2) while Presbyterian ranks 276th in rebounds allowed per game (35.8).
  • The Blue Hose rank 19th in steals allowed per game (5.0) while the Keydets rank 97th (6.8).
  • The Blue Hose average 12.7 assists per game, which ranks 19th in the NCAA. The Keydets rank 201st in assists allowed per game (14.1).
  • Presbyterian averages 25.2 three pointers per game, which ranks 12th in the NCAA. VMI ranks 163rd in three pointers allowed per game (23.9).