East Tennessee State vs. Chattanooga - 3/7/16 SoCon Championship Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chattanooga Mocs at East Tennessee State Buccaneers (22-10)
College Basketball: Monday, March 7, 2016 at 9:00 pm (U.S. Cellular Center)
The Line: East Tennessee State Buccaneers +3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Chattanooga Mocs and East Tennessee State Buccaneers meet Monday in the SoCon Championship.
The Chattanooga Mocs hope to build on their four-game winning streak. The Chattanooga Mocs are averaging 75.9 points on 45.8 percent shooting and allowing 66.6 points on 43.5 percent shooting. Tre' McLean is averaging 12.3 points and 2.5 assists while Justin Tuoyo is averaging 11.4 points and five rebounds. Greg Pryor is dishing 3.5 assists and Chuck Ester is grabbing five rebounds. The Chattanooga Mocs are shooting 36.1 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The Mocs are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The Chattanooga Mocs have won five straight neutral site games.
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The East Tennessee State Buccaneers haven’t lost a game since February 13. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are averaging 78.1 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 73.5 points on 43.4 percent shooting. Ge'Lawn Guyn is averaging 18.3 points and 3.7 rebounds while T.J. Cromer is averaging 15.2 points and 3.1 assists. Deuce Bello is grabbing 3.3 rebounds and Desonta Bradford is dishing 1.9 assists. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers are shooting 37.5 percent from beyond the arc and 70.9 percent from the free throw line. The Buccaneers are allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game. The East Tennessee State Buccaneers have won two of their last three neutral site games.
The Buccaneers are 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following a straight up win and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games overall. The Mocs are 3-10 ATS in their last 13 neutral site games and 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Buccaneers are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Both teams are red hot, but the Buccaneers are playing slightly better and have been on fire against the number recently. This is a toss up game in my eyes, so I'm taking the free bucket.