The Citadel vs. Chattanooga - 1/13/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Chattanooga Moccasins (6-11) at The Citadel Bulldogs (5-11)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm (McAlister Field House)
The Line: The Citadel Bulldogs +3.5 -- Over/Under: 162.5 See the Latest Odds
College basketball action features the Citadel Bulldogs hosting the Chattanooga Mocs.
The Chattanooga Mocs have yet to get their offense going and the result has been a five game slide including an 0-4 start in the Southern following a 73-55 defeat to the Furman Paladins as a 7.5 point home dog on Wednesday. Chattanooga was outshot 55.4%-45.1% which added up to seven more field goals.
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The Mocs saw Nat Dixon lead all scorers with 21 points with five assists and two steals on 7-12 from the floor including 5-6 at the line. Rodney Chatman gave Chattanooga 13 points, seven rebounds and four assists on 6-15 from the field while Joshua Phillips added 12 points and three yanks.
The Citadel Bulldogs have struggled to get stops defensively and the result has been an 0-4 start to their conference schedule. The Citadel comes off of a 107-91 defeat to Samford as a four point underdog where the team was outshot 61.9%-45.8% with the visitors hitting on 18-32 from long range.
Zane Najdawi led the Citadel offense with 21 points with five rebounds and three assists on 9-12 from the floor followed by Alex Reed with 19 points on 7-12 and a 4-9 mark on long balls. Matt Frierson gave the Bulldogs 18 points on 5-12 from beyond the arc while Kaelon Harris added eleven points and six boards.
Chattanooga are 1-11 ATS in their last 12 Saturday games and Chattanooga are 5-24 ATS in their last 29 vs. Southern and Chattanooga are 7-21 ATS in their last 28 games overall. Citadel are 4-12-2 ATS in their last 18 home games and under is 9-4 in Citadel last 13 Saturday games.
Not much of a choice between two struggling teams but I think The Citadel can hang here…