VMI Keydets vs. Chattanooga Mocs - 2/29/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chattanooga Mocs (25-5) at VMI Keydets (9-19)
College Basketball: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Cameron Hall)
The Line: VMI Keydets +12.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Chattanooga Mocs will travel to play the VMI Keydets in a Southern game on Monday.
The VMI Keydets are 9-19 (4-13) and are coming off of a win against The Citadel by a score of 111-95. VMI has won 2 games in a row and is currently tied for 8th in the Southern standings. VMI is averaging 69 points per game while giving up 75.2 points per game. VMI is also averaging 33 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game. QJ Peterson is averaging 19.5 points per game and 6.1 rebounds per game for VMI. Julian Eleby is averaging 14.4 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game for the Keydets. VMI is shooting 73.4% on free throws, 33.4% on three-pointers, and 41% on all field goal attempts.
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The Chattanooga Mocs are 25-5 (14-3) and are coming off of a win against Samford by a score of 77-66. Chattanooga has won 3 of their last 4 games and is currently 1st in the Southern standings. Chattanooga defeated VMI by a score of 85-59 in these two teams first meeting of the season. Chattanooga is averaging 76.9 points per game while giving up 67 points per game. Chattanooga is also averaging 35.7 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game. Tre’ McLean is averaging 12 points per game and 6.3 rebounds per game for Chattanooga. Justin Tuoyo is averaging 11.8 points per game and 5.1 rebounds per game for the Mocs. Chattanooga is shooting 73.8% on free throws, 36.7% on three-pointers, and 46.5% on all field goal attempts.
Chattanooga is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games. Chattanooga is 10-4 ATS in their last 14 games. The over is 3-0-1 in Chattanooga’s last 4 games. VMI is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games. VMI is 3-13 ATS in their last 16 Monday games. The over is 5-1 in VMI’s last 6 games. Chattanooga is 5-1 ATS in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Chattanooga is the better team in this matchup, but will be on the road for this game. Chattanooga is the better defensive team and has the rebounding advantage in this matchup. I like Chattanooga here.