Looking to win big? The Terriers and Keydets face off at 1:00 ET on ESPN+. The Keydets are hosting the game at Cameron Hall in Lexington, VA. Wofford come into this Southern conference matchup as the -14.5 favorite. The over/under line currently sits at 152.5 points.

WOFFORD TERRIERS VS VMI KEYDETS BETTING PICK

The Pick: VMI Keydets +14.5

This game will be played at Cameron Hall at 1:00 ET on Saturday, March 2nd.

WHY BET THE VMI KEYDETS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Keydets.
  • Not only will VMI pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +14.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can Wofford Live Up to the Hype on the Road?

Wofford has been a much better team at home this season, going 8-5 compared to 5-9 on the road. They have also been much better as the favorite, going 6-1 compared to 7-13 as the underdog. Their average scoring margin on the road is -5.8 points per game.

Coming into this game, Wofford has lost five straight road games. In their last game, they beat Samford by a score of 91-69.

Wofford’s ATS record this season is currently 13-13-1, including a 7-6-1 mark on the road. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Terriers are just 3-6-1 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record in Wofford games is 17-9-1. Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (146.5). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 151 points.

Wofford is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 91 points vs. Samford. This figure is more than their season average of 75.1 points per game. Corey Tripp is leading the team in scoring at 15.6 points per contest. Dillon Bailey has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12 going into the game.

Currently, the Terriers’ defense holds the 228th rank in the nation, allowing 74.2 points per game. Wofford’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Samford offense to knock down 54% of their shots on their way to putting up 69 points.

Will the Keydets Make it Happen at Home?

Despite being the underdog, VMI has a chance to snap their 11-game losing streak tonight against Wofford. The Keydets are 1-26 as the underdog this season.

VMI has struggled at home this season, going just 1-11. Their average margin of defeat at home this season is 13.6 points per game.

As the underdog this season, VMI has an ATS record of 10-17. At home, their ATS mark is 5-7. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Keydets have gone 4-6 vs. the spread. In their last three home games, VMI is 1-2 ATS.

This season, the over/under record for VMI is 12-15 and today’s line of 152.5 is very close to their average over/under line of 152.2. So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 147 points.

In their most recent game, the VMI offense put up just 58 points vs. the UNCG Spartans. Overall, they are now averaging 69.2 points per game which is 347th in the country. Currently leading the team in scoring is Tyran Cook who comes into today’s matchup averaging 12.7. Brennan Watkins also heads into the game with a PPG average of 15.1.

Currently, the Keydets’ defense holds the 338th rank in the nation, allowing 82.4 points per game. So far, the VMI defense is giving up an average of 10.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 15.2 times per game (713rd).