Samford vs. Chattanooga - 3/5/16 SoCon Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chattanooga Mocs at Samford Bulldogs (13-18)
College Basketball: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 12:00 pm (U.S. Cellular Center)
The Line: Samford Bulldogs -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Chattanooga Mocs and Samford Bulldogs meet Saturday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the SoCon Tournament.
The Chattanooga Mocs look for a win after winning four of their last five games. The Chattanooga Mocs are averaging 76.5 points on 46 percent shooting and allowing 66.9 points on 43.6 percent shooting. Tre' McLean is averaging 12.2 points and 6.5 rebounds while Justin Tuoyo is averaging 11.6 points and 1.1 assists. Greg Pryor is dishing 3.6 assists and Chuck Ester is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Chattanooga Mocs are shooting 36.5 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The Mocs are allowing 33.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36.1 rebounds per game. The Chattanooga Mocs have won their last three neutral site games.
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The Samford Bulldogs look for a win after losing five of their last eight games. The Samford Bulldogs are averaging 72.3 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 73.9 points on 45 percent shooting. Darius Jones-Gibson is averaging 14.9 points and 2.8 rebounds while Christen Cunningham is averaging 14.1 points and four assists. Wyatt Walker is the third double-digit scorer and Matt Rose is grabbing 4.2 rebounds. The Samford Bulldogs are shooting 32.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.6 percent from the free throw line. The Bulldogs are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34 rebounds per game. The Samford Bulldogs have won their last three neutral site games.
No line yet, but the Mocs should have little trouble winning this game. Chattanooga is more balanced, has beaten Samford twice already this season and is catching the Bulldogs on zero rest.
The Mocs win this game by double digits.