The Samford Bulldogs (4-8) are expected to extend a three-game losing streak when they visit the VMI Keydets (8-9) as 5.5-point underdogs at 1:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Cameron Hall. The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup has a point total of 158.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 13, 2021, 2:17 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 (-5.5)

The model line and the DraftKings line are within 0.5 points of each other.

Pick OU:
Under (158)

The DraftKings point total for this matchup is just 3.6 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: VMI 80, Samford 74

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 average implied total for the Keydets this season is 79.2 points, 2.8 fewer points than their implied total of 82 points in Saturday’s game.
  • VMI has scored more than its implied point total in this matchup (82) six times this season.
  • The Bulldogs’ average implied point total on the season (81.4 points) is 5.4 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (76 points).
  • Samford will try to outscore its implied point total for this matchup (76) for the fifth time this season.

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

VMI and Samford Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 5.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Keydets 9-4-1 2-0 7-7
Bulldogs 4-7 0-2 4-6-1

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

Last 5 Games

VMI

Samford
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/10/2021 Western Carolina Loss 74-72 2/10/2021 Mercer Loss 77-70
2/3/2021 Wofford Win 84-80 2/8/2021 Mercer Loss 89-82
1/30/2021 UNC Greensboro Loss 76-59 1/20/2021 Chattanooga Loss 70-64
1/27/2021 Western Carolina Win 87-61 1/18/2021 Western Carolina Win 82-78
1/23/2021 Mercer Loss 83-80 1/16/2021 UNC Greensboro Loss 82-70

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