Tennessee-Martin vs. Chattanooga - 12/18/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Tennessee-Martin vs. Chattanooga - 12/18/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Chattanooga Moccasins (5-7) at Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks (4-4)

College Basketball: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 8:30 pm (Skyhawk Arena)

The Line: Tennessee-Martin -5.5 -- Over/Under: 151 Click to Get Latest Betting Odds

Instate college basketball rivals the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks battle the Chattanooga Mocs.

The Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks evened their record at 4-4 with a one sided 108-79 rout of sub-division Brescia on Saturday. UT Martin jumped to a 58-40 lead after 20 minutes and were never challenged with 58.8% marksmanship and a +28 on the backboards being decisive.

Derek Hawthorne Jr. led the Skyhawks offensive explosion with 24 points and ten rebounds with Fatodd Lewis adding 23 points and nine boards. Charles Henderson Jr. gave Tennessee-Martin 12 points with Quinten Dove adding ten points and five pulls followed but three others with eight points.

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The Chattanooga Mocs have followed a three game winning streak with consecutive defeats after a 90-70 loss at Mississippi as a 19 point underdog. Chattanooga was up two at the intermission but fell apart in the second half with the Rebels burning the nets at 61.5%. 

The Mocs received 15 points from David Jean-Baptiste on 6-10 accuracy followed by Jonathan Scott with 14 points and seven rebounds on 4-16 from the floor. Chattanooga saw ten points from Ramon Villa with Jerry Johnson Jr. adding eight points and three yanks.

Chattanooga Mocs are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall and Chattanooga Mocsare 4-9 ATS in their last 13 road games and Chattanooga Mocs are 4-12-1 ATS in their last 17 vs. Ohio Valley. UT MartinSkyhawks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 home games and UT Martin Skyhawks are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games overall and UT Martin Skyhawks are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 non-conference games.

I wouldn’t be surprised if there was a blowout by either team so I’ll back the points…

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Mark’s Pick Chattanooga +5.5

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