Furman Paladins vs. VMI Keydets: 2/22/2021 Matchup Betting Preview, Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds and Trends

Written by on February 22, 2021

The Furman Paladins (14-7) are heavily favored (-10) to build on a three-game winning streak when they host the VMI Keydets (10-10) at 7:00 PM ET on Monday, February 22, 2021 at Timmons Arena. The contest airs on ESPN+. The matchup has an over/under set at 152 points.

Betting Information

Furman vs VMI Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
Furman -10 -110 -110 152 -109 -113 -538 389

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ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
VMI (+10) Under (152) Furman 80 VMI 71

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Total Facts

  • The Paladins and their opponents have recorded more than 152 points in 38.1% of their outings this year (eight of 21 opportunities).
  • VMI has played in 10 games this season (out of 20 total matchups — 50% of chances) where they and their opponents combined to score more than 152 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 7.4 more points per game (159.4) than this game’s over/under of 152 points.
  • The Paladins and the Keydets have seen their opponents average a combined 9.4 fewer points per game than the over/under of 152 set for this outing.
  • The Paladins average point total in matchups this season is 147.6, 4.4 points below the over/under in this game.
  • Keydets games this season have averaged an over/under of 154.4 points, 2.4 more than the point total in this matchup.

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Furman Betting Information

  • The Paladins have struggled a bit against the spread this year, posting an 8-10 record.
  • When favored by at least 10 points, the Paladins have put up a 4-4 record ATS.
  • The Paladins have typically run under the total this season, reaching the over/under in 8 of 18 games (44.4%).

VMI Betting Information

  • The Keydets have a winning record against the spread, going 11-5-1 ATS (covering 64.7% of the time).
  • The Keydets and their opponents have hit the over in less than half of their matchups this year — 8 of 17 (47.1%).

Head to Head

Furman vs VMI (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/20/2021 Furman -11 161 -682 +478 Regular Season 74-73 VAMIL
1/29/2020 Furman -16 144.5 -2062 +987 Regular Season 74-72 FURMAN
1/1/2020 Furman -12.5 143 -991 +629 Regular Season 89-73 FURMAN
2/16/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 96-62 FURMAN
1/10/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 89-57 FURMAN

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Furman Leaders

  • The scoring leader for the Paladins this season is Mike Bothwell, who averages 16.0 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game.
  • Clay Mounce leads Furman in rebounding, averaging 6.4 per game, while Alex Hunter leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.7 in each contest.
  • Hunter leads the Paladins in three-point shooting with an average of 2.5 threes per game.
  • The Furman steals leader is Bothwell, who averages 1.6 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Jalen Slawson, who compiles 1.3 rejections per contest.

VMI Leaders

  • Greg Parham’s points (18.6 per game) and assists (4.0 per game) stat lines give him the top rebounding and assists spots on the Keydets’ leaderboards.
  • VMI’s Jake Stephens stats (7.8 rebounds per game, 14.7 points per game, 3.5 assists per game) earned him the top spot on the team rebound leaderboard.
  • Kamdyn Curfman provides the most three-point shooting production for the Keydets. He knocks down 2.9 threes per game.
  • Trey Bonham (1.1 steals per game) is the steal leader for VMI while Stephens (1.6 blocks per game) is the block leader.
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