Authored by College Basketball Against The Spread Expert Analyst Charlie McDougall and produced by Charliessports.com for their 2014 Basketball game on Tuesday Night December 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST on the MASN Television Network.
The (7-3) Belmont Bruins of the Ohio Valley Conference will make the trip from their Campus in Nashville, Tennessee to Northern Virginia to take on the (6-3) VCU Rams of the Atlantic-Ten Conference in 2014 College Basketball action. The team will play at The Siegel Center in downtown Richmond, Virginia. This Sports Handicapper believe the Belmont Bruins head coach Rick Byrd is in line for a job at a Major Program. VCU is favored to again with the very competitive A-10, led by two preseason All-Conference selections. The betting line is not available for Tuesday’s game.
The 2014-15 Belmont Bruins lost to Wright State 79-71 on December 11th for the second time this season, and the are on a two-game losing streak. Belmont has dropped their last two in consecutive years by double-digits to the VCU Rams including an 81-68 defeat last season. Belmont is 3-4 Against The Point Spread their last seven College Basketball Expert Point Spread Predictions and are 1-1 ATS away from their home court. Belmont lost reigning OVC player of the year J.J. Mann to graduation but Craig Bradshaw, and Reece Chamberlain are talent enough in the backcourt to make up for the loss of Mann. The Bruins need shoot the ball with efficiency to beat VCU.
The 2014-15 VCU Rams beat a tough Northern Iowa team in overtime 93-87 on Saturday Night. Virginia Commonwealth may be a little overvalued this season when it comes to betting odds. VCU has dropped 5 of their last six to the number, including their last four ATS. The betting odds under is 21-9 VCU last 30 vs. NonConference opponents. The Rams are 0-3 Against The Point Spread at home, going over the betting odds total twice. The key to a Virginia Commonwealth win is to push the basketball with guards Briante Weber and Treveon Graham both of these seniors have next level talent.
Free Pick: Line not Available.