SoCon opponents meet when the Western Carolina Catamounts (8-10) host the VMI Keydets (8-8) at Ramsey Center, beginning at 7:00 PM ET on Wednesday, February 10, 2021. The Keydets are 1-point underdogs in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The over/under is set at 154.5 for the matchup.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 10, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Keydets (+1)

The model leans slightly toward betting on the Keydets in this one. The data favors them while DraftKings has the Catamounts favored, but the difference between the two is only 2.9 points.

Pick OU:
Under (154.5)

The DraftKings total for this game, 154.5 points, and the model’s projected total, 154.3 points, are only 0.2 points apart.

Prediction: VMI 78, Western Carolina 76

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.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Catamounts have an average implied point total of 79.9 this season, which is 1.9 points higher than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (78).
  • Western Carolina has scored more than its implied point total in this matchup (78) seven times this season.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Keydets (79.3) is 3.3 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (76).
  • VMI is looking to surpass its implied point total for this matchup (76) for the 11th time this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Western Carolina and VMI Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 1+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Catamounts 4-12 0-8 7-9
Keydets 9-4 4-0 7-6

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Western Carolina

Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/6/2021 Citadel Loss 74-63 2/3/2021 Wofford Win 84-80
2/3/2021 Chattanooga Loss 74-67 1/30/2021 UNC Greensboro Loss 76-59
2/1/2021 Citadel Win 76-75 1/27/2021 Western Carolina Win 87-61
1/30/2021 Furman Loss 75-69 1/23/2021 Mercer Loss 83-80
1/27/2021 VMI Loss 87-61 1/20/2021 Furman Win 74-73

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