Saturday's game that pits the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks (1-3) against the VMI Keydets (1-3) at Desert Diamond Arena has a good chance to be a tight matchup based on our computer prediction, which projects a final score of 75-74 in favor of Northern Arizona. Tipoff is at 2:00 PM ET on November 18.

According to our computer prediction, VMI is projected to cover the spread (4.5) against Northern Arizona. The two teams are expected to come in below the 151.5 over/under.

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VMI vs. Northern Arizona Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • Where: Glendale, Arizona
  • Venue: Desert Diamond Arena
  • Line: Northern Arizona -4.5
  • Point Total: 151.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Northern Arizona -185, VMI +155

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VMI vs. Northern Arizona Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Northern Arizona 75, VMI 74

Spread & Total Prediction for VMI vs. Northern Arizona

  • Pick ATS: VMI (+4.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (151.5)

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VMI Performance Insights

  • VMI ranked 232nd in the country with 69.4 points per contest last season, but on defense it lagged behind, ceding 76.8 points per game (22nd-worst in college basketball).
  • The Keydets ranked 134th in the country with 32.4 boards per game. Meanwhile, they ranked 217th with 31.7 rebounds allowed per game.
  • VMI ranked 307th in college basketball with 11.4 assists per game.
  • The Keydets were 217th in the nation with 12.2 turnovers per game last year. Meanwhile, they ranked 310th with 10.4 forced turnovers per game.
  • The Keydets had a 35.1% three-point percentage last season (122nd-ranked in college basketball), but they really provided a lift by draining 9.7 treys per game (12th-best).
  • VMI struggled to defend three-pointers last season, ranking -4-worst in college basketball in three-pointers allowed per game (10.7) and 22nd-worst in three-point percentage allowed (36.7%).
  • VMI attempted 32.6 two-pointers per game last year, which accounted for 54.2% of the shots it took (and 61.4% of the team's baskets). Meanwhile, it attempted 27.5 threes per contest, which were 45.8% of its shots (and 38.6% of the team's buckets).

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