Portland Vs VMI: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – December 3, 2021

Written By PlayPicks Staff on December 2, 2021

The Portland Pilots (7-2) will be looking to continue a five-game home winning run when taking on the VMI Keydets (4-4) on Friday, December 3, 2021 at Chiles Center. It airs at 10:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Pilots’ (-209 to win on the moneyline) matchup versus the Keydets (+168).

This article refers to odds current as of December 3, 2021 at 7:28 PM ET. Find all the up-to-date odds for this contest in the table below and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

Portland Vs VMI Betting Lines

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Portland (-4.5)
Total Pick Under (145.5)

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Portland Vs VMI Stat Rankings

Portland Avg. (Rank) VMI Avg. (Rank)
76.7 (106th) Points Scored 80.0 (56th)
67.6 (164th) Points Allowed 60.8 (55th)
39.0 (80th) Rebounds 42.4 (19th)
9.0 (255th) Off. Rebounds 11.0 (133rd)
6.8 (239th) 3pt Made 13.1 (3rd)
14.3 (138th) Assists 18.6 (15th)
15.0 (61st) Turnovers 11.3 (276th)

Portland Vs VMI Betting Trends

  • Portland has covered the spread six times in nine games.
  • The Pilots have won once ATS (1-1-1) as a 4.5-point favorite or more this year.
  • Two of Portland’s eight games have gone over the point total.
  • Portland and its opponent have combined for more than 145.5 points just once this year.
  • The total for this game is 145.5, 1.3 points fewer than the average total in Pilots games thus far this season.
  • VMI has posted two wins against the spread this season.
  • The Keydets have covered every time (2-0) as a 4.5-point underdog or more this season.
  • VMI has played eight games this season, and three of them have gone over the total.
  • VMI games have finished with over 145.5 points only two times this year.
  • Keydets games average 142.2 total points, 3.3 fewer than the total for this matchup.

Portland Impact Players

  • Moses Wood leads his squad in both points (14.9) and rebounds (7.0) per game, and also puts up 1.4 assists. At the other end, he averages 0.4 steals and 0.4 blocked shots.
  • Tyler Robertson is putting up 14.4 points, 3.8 assists and 6.5 rebounds per game.
  • Mike Meadows leads his team in assists per contest (4.1), and also posts 10.6 points and 4.1 rebounds. At the other end, he posts 1.6 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Chris Austin posts 13.9 points, 5.0 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, shooting 45.0% from the field and 33.3% from downtown with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Chika Nduka posts 7.4 points, 4.7 rebounds and 0.8 assists per contest. Defensively, he puts up 0.6 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

VMI Impact Players

  • Jake Stephens tops the Keydets in rebounding (7.0 per game) and assists (3.1), and puts up 13.8 points. He also averages 0.8 steals and 2.3 blocked shots.
  • Kamdyn Curfman tops the Keydets in scoring (18.1 points per game) and assists (2.8), and produces 2.9 rebounds. He also delivers 0.8 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
  • Sean Conway gets the Keydets 10.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest. He also averages 0.5 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Tanner Mans is putting up 5.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists per contest, making 53.1% of his shots from the field and 39.1% from beyond the arc, with 1.1 triples per game.
  • Brennan Watkins gives the Keydets 6.3 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He also puts up 0.5 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
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