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Samford vs Chattanooga Pick – Basketball Predictions & Odds 3/4/23

Chattanooga Mocs (16-16) vs. Samford Bulldogs (21-10)
March 4, 2023 6:00 pm EDT
The Line: Samford Bulldogs -3 / Chattanooga Mocs +3; Over/Under: +153
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The Chattanooga Mocs and Samford Bulldogs meet Saturday in the college basketball SoCon Tournament at the Harrah’s Cherokee Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.

The Chattanooga Mocs are averaging 76.5 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 71.6 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Jake Stephens is averaging 21.8 points and 10.2 rebounds, while Jamal Johnson is averaging 13.7 points and 1.2 assists. Dalvin White is dishing 2.9 assists and Demetrius Davis is dishing 1.5 assists. The Chattanooga Mocs are shooting 37.3 percent from beyond the arc and 71.3 percent from the free throw line. The Chattanooga Mocs are allowing 34.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.2 rebounds per game.

The Samford Bulldogs are averaging 78.6 points on 45.5 percent shooting and allowing 71.1 points on 43 percent shooting. Ques Glover is averaging 15.5 points and 2.6 rebounds, while Logan Dye is averaging 13 points and 5.1 rebounds. Jermaine Marshall is the third double-digit scorer and Bubba Parham is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Samford Bulldogs are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 75 percent from the free throw line. The Samford Bulldogs are allowing 36.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32.8 rebounds per game.

The Bulldogs are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 neutral site games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games. The over is 6-2 in Mocs last 8 Saturday games. The over is 8-3 in Bulldogs last 11 neutral site games. The favorite is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.

The Samford Bulldogs not only won both meetings against Chattanooga, but it’s been the better team this season overall. Samford wins as favorites by an average of 10.3 points, while the Mocs lose as underdogs by an average of 6.2 points. We’re not laying much. Give me Samford for the victory and advancement.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Samford Bulldogs -3

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