Chattanooga vs. Furman - 2/6/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Furman Paladins (14-10) at Chattanooga Moccasins (20-3)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 5:00 pm (McKenzie Arena)
The Line: Chattanooga Moccasins -11 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Furman Paladins and Chattanooga Mocs meet Saturday at the McKenzie Arena.
The Furman Paladins hope to build on their solid five-game winning streak. The Furman Paladins are averaging 67.5 points on 43.7 percent shooting and allowing 66 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Stephen Croone is averaging 16.3 points and 2.5 assists while Devin Sibley is averaging 10.4 points and 2.8 rebounds. Matt Rafferty is grabbing 7.2 rebounds and John Davis III is dishing 1.7 assists. The Furman Paladins are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 68.2 percent from the free throw line. The Paladins are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Furman Paladins have lost 13 of their last 16 road games.
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The Chattanooga Mocs hope to extend their impressive seven-game winning streak. The Chattanooga Mocs are averaging 77.3 points on 47.1 percent shooting and allowing 68.2 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Justin Tuoyo is averaging 11.8 points and 5.2 rebounds while Tre McLean is averaging 11.7 points and 2.5 assists. Greg Pryor is the third double-digit scorer and Eric Robertson is dishing 1.6 assists. The Chattanooga Mocs are shooting 37.9 percent from beyond the arc and 72.5 percent from the free throw line. The Mocs are allowing 34.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Chattanooga Mocs have won 17 straight home games.
The Paladins are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up win and 13-4 ATS in their last 17 vs. Southern. The Mocs are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 home games and 7-0 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The home team is 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Chattanooga simply doesn't lose at home and has been a covering machine with seven straight covers. While Furman is also playing solid ball lately, you have to ride the hot hand in this business. Give me the Mocs by double digits.