The Furman Paladins (14-7) are big, 10-point favorites as they try to build on a three-game win streak when they host the VMI Keydets (10-10) on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Timmons Arena. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN+. The matchup’s point total is set at 152.5.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 22, 2021, 2:19 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 (+10)

The model favors the Paladins by 8.6 points, just 1.4 fewer than the 10-point spread set by DraftKings.

Pick OU:
Under (152.5)

The DraftKings point total for this game is just 1.4 points highter than the model projection.

Prediction: Furman 80, VMI 71

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 Paladins’ average implied point total this season is 1.4 fewer points than their implied total in Monday’s game (79.6 implied points on average compared to 81 implied points in this game).
  • So far this season, Furman has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (81) nine times.
  • The average implied point total on the season for the Keydets (79.5) is 8.5 more points than the team’s implied total in this matchup (71).
  • VMI has totaled more than 71 points in 16 games on the season.

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

Furman and VMI Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 10+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Paladins 8-10 4-4 8-9-1
Keydets 11-5-1 0-0 8-9

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

Last 5 Games

Furman

VMI
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/20/2021 Mercer Win 70-60 2/20/2021 Citadel Loss 75-74
2/17/2021 Samford Win 78-64 2/17/2021 UNC Greensboro Win 88-77
2/13/2021 Western Carolina Win 88-70 2/13/2021 Samford Win 85-56
2/10/2021 UNC Greensboro Loss 64-58 2/10/2021 Western Carolina Loss 74-72
2/8/2021 UNC Greensboro Win 68-49 2/3/2021 Wofford Win 84-80

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