Wofford vs. Chattanooga - 2/12/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chattanooga Moccasins (16-9) at Wofford Terriers (20-5)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Benjamin Johnson Arena)
The Line: Wofford Terriers -7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Chattanooga Mocs and Wofford Terriers meet Thursday at the Benjamin Johnson Arena.
The Chattanooga Mocs have split their last four games and are chasing a Southern title. On the season, Chattanooga is averaging 70.5 points on 43.9 percent shooting and is allowing 69.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Casey Jones is averaging 13.8 points and 6.9 rebounds while Greg Pryor is averaging 11.9 points and 2.3 assists. Justin Tuoyo is grabbing 6.3 rebounds and Ronrico White is dishing 3.3 assists. The Chattanooga Mocs have four double-digit scorers, and they’re shooting 69.2 percent from the line and 34.3 percent from downtown. Defensively, Chattanooga is allowing 36.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 71 or more points in five straight games.
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The Wofford Terriers have won seven straight games and can pretty much run away with the Southern title. On the season, Wofford is averaging 64.5 points on 44.9 percent shooting and is allowing 60.3 points on 41.7 percent shooting. Karl Cochran is averaging 14.8 points and 5.8 rebounds while Spencer Collins is averaging 10.9 points and 1.3 assists. Lee Skinner is grabbing 5.8 rebounds and Justin Gordon is shooting 55.8 percent from the field. The Wofford Terriers have five players averaging at least 7.9 points, and they’re shooting 66.9 percent from the line and 37.6 percent from deep. Defensively, Wofford is allowing 30.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in seven straight games.
The Mocs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 vs. Southern and 6-2 ATS in their last 8 Thursday games. The Terriers are 11-5 ATS in their last 16 home games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Mocs are 2-5-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings and the favorite is 6-1-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The Chattanooga Moccasins need this game if they're going to give themselves a shot to win the Southern crown. While it may not happen, I expect the Mocs to show up and put up a fight. Take the points.