The Chattanooga Mocs and Gardner-Webb Bulldogs meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Paul Porter Arena. The Chattanooga Mocs look for their fifth victory. The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs look for their third win.
The Chattanooga Mocs are averaging 79 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 67.3 points on 41 percent shooting. Jake Stephens is averaging 20.3 points and 9.1 rebounds, while Jamal Johnson is averaging 10.7 points and 1.3 assists. Demetrius Davis is dishing 1.9 assists and Jamaal Walker is grabbing 3 rebounds. The Chattanooga Mocs are shooting 39.5 percent from beyond the arc and 73.1 percent from the free throw line. The Chattanooga Mocs are allowing 32.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 36 rebounds per game.
The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs are averaging 64 points on 44.5 percent shooting and allowing 65.7 points on 40.8 percent shooting. Anthony Selden is averaging 11.7 points and 0.3 assists, while Julien Soumaoro is averaging 11.6 points and 2.7 rebounds. Kareem Reid is the third double-digit scorer and DQ Nicholas is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs are shooting 31.5 percent from beyond the arc and 64.3 percent from the free throw line. The Gardner-Webb Bulldogs are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.4 rebounds per game.
The Mocs are 35-17-1 ATS in their last 53 road games and 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Runnin' Bulldogs are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 home games and 0-4 ATS in their last 4 Saturday games. The under is 5-2 in Mocs last 7 overall. The under is 5-0 in Runnin' Bulldogs last 5 overall.
The Chattanooga Mocs have played the better ball up to this point, and they'll have the best player on the floor here. If the Mocs keep shooting the way they've shot through 7 games, the Gardner-Webb Bulldogs will have issues keeping up. I'll gladly take the free bucket with Chattanooga on the road.