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Mercer Bears vs VMI Keydets 12/10/2020 Picks, NCAAB Predictions & Previews

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Mercer Bears vs VMI Keydets 12-10-2020 Picks NCAAB Predictions & Previews

Mercer Bears vs VMI Keydets 12/10/2020 – The Mercer Bears are one of the hottest teams in the NCAA as they have been undefeated leading to their next game. They are going to have a good test facing the VMI Cadets this coming December 10, Thursday and it will be held in the closed doors of the Cameron Hall in Lexington, Virginia. It is ESPN+ that will be putting the game live on television and the live broadcast will commence at exactly 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. SofaScore is the option for basketball fans to watch the games through online live streaming. The Mercer Bears are the team given the advantage by College Basketball Lines over the VMI Cadets in this match.

Mercer Bears vs VMI Keydets 12/10/2020

When: Thursday, December 10, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Cameron Hall, Lexington, Virginia
TV: ESPN+
Stream: Sofascore

Mercer Bears vs VMI Keydets 12/10/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Mercer Bears -4 (-110) 148.5 o (-110) -260
VMI Keydets +4 (-110) 148.5 u (-110) +220
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Mercer Bears

The Mercer Bears are on a roll taking victories on all of their games to start the NCAA tournament. They are now on a five-game winning streak and will be putting that on the line against the VMI Cadets. This team will be coming from a victory against the Southwestern Wesleyan Warriors by a wide margin of 11 points. Ross Cummings was the best scorer for the team doing 24 points while shooting 9-of-15 from the field. He also had five rebounds, two assists, and six three-pointers against the Warriors. Not so far behind was Maciej Bender who tallied 20 points, six rebounds, and four blocks.

Players to Watch: R. Cummings G (GP 5 MIN 28 PTS 14.8 REB 2.8 AST 2 STL 0.4 BLK 0.2 TO 1.2 FG% 56.3 FT% 100 3PT% 54.8), N. Alvarez G (GP 5 MIN 29.4 PTS 13.8 REB 4.2 AST 6.6 STL 1.6 BLK 0.2 TO 4.4 FG% 43.8 FT% 80.8 3PT% 40), F. Haase F (GP 5 MIN 31.4 PTS 13.4 REB 9.8 AST 4 STL 1.4 BLK 0.2 TO 1.4 FG% 44 FT% 83.3 3PT% 44.8).

VMI Keydets

It has been an up-and-down start for the VMI Keydets but they are on a winning record right now with a 3-1 record. Their first game was against the Longwood Lancers by a wide margin of 13 points but followed it up with a 7-point loss against the Virginia Tech Hokies. This team eventually went back to the saddle and defeated the Greensboro Pride with a blowout win of 35 points.  Myles Levels stepped up for the Keydets with a double-double of 17 points and 10 rebounds.  Kamdyn Curfman had 14 points while Sean Coway did 12. Leading scorer for the past games Greg Parham had only 9 points.

Players to Watch:  G. Parham G GP 5 MIN 29.6 PTS 15.4 REB 3.4 AST 3.6 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 2.8 FG% 53.8 FT% 64.3 3PT% 48, K. Curfman G GP 5 MIN 28.6 PTS 12.2 REB 2 AST 1.4 STL 1 BLK 0 TO 0.6 FG% 54.1 FT% 100 3PT% 50, M. Lewis G GP 5 MIN 19.4 PTS 11.2 REB 8.8 AST 1.8 STL 1 BLK 0.4 TO 1.8 FG% 52.6 FT% 71.4 3PT% 100.

Mercer Bears vs VMI Keydets Betting Predictions

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Mercer Bears

Mercer is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Mercer’s last 14 games.
Mercer is 5-0 SU in their last 5 games.
Mercer is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games against VMI.
Bears are 7-1 SU in their last 8 games against VMI.

VMI Keydets

VMI is 6-12 SU in their last 18 games.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of VMI’s last 12 games at home.
VMI is 2-5 SU in their last 7 games when playing at home against Mercer.
VMI is 4-16 SU in their last 20 games against an opponent in the Southern conference.
Keydets are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games played in December.

Mercer Bears vs VMI Keydets Betting Picks

The Mercer Bears are the favored team by Sportsbook to win this game but the VMI Keydets will be close. The winning streak of the Bears is just too good to ignore but they will get a good challenge from the Keydets.

Moneyline: The ML given to the Bears as the team with the advantage is -260 while the Keydets are at +220.

Spread: Four points are the given spread for this game with the Bears taking the -4 while the Keydets are on the other side with +4.

Total: It is 148.5 points expected for both teams to reach with the Keydets going under and the Bears are over.

Score Prediction: 78-72, Bears wins.