The Chattanooga Mocs and Western Carolina Catamounts meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Ramsey Regional Activity Center. Let’s preview this game and give out a pick and prediction.
The Chattanooga Mocs Betting Preview
The Chattanooga Mocs are averaging 77.1 points on 45 percent shooting and allowing 71 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Jake Stephens is averaging 21.8 points and 10.2 rebounds, while Jamal Johnson is averaging 13.5 points and 1.2 assists. Dalvin White is the third double-digit scorer and Demetrius Davis is dishing 1.5 assists. The Chattanooga Mocs are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 72.2 percent from the free throw line. The Chattanooga Mocs are allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game.
The Western Carolina Catamounts Betting Preview
The Western Carolina Catamounts are averaging 74.8 points on 43 percent shooting and allowing 69.9 points on 44.5 percent shooting. Tyzhaun Claude is averaging 15.6 points and 8.4 rebounds, while Vonterius Woolbright is averaging 14.4 points and 4.9 assists. Tre Jackson is the third double-digit scorer and Russell Jones Jr. is dishing 2.3 assists. The Western Carolina Catamounts are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 70.8 percent from the free throw line. The Western Carolina Catamounts are allowing 33.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.8 rebounds per game.
Chattanooga vs Western Carolina Trends
The Mocs are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Catamounts are 3-7 ATS in their last 10 home games and 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Saturday games. The under is 6-1 in Mocs last 7 road games. The under is 11-5 in Catamounts last 16 overall. The underdog is 13-6 ATS in the last 19 meetings.
Randy’s Free Pick
Both teams in bad form at the moment, but Western Carolina has the edge at home, where it wins by an average of 13.5 points and allows 40.6 percent shooting from the field. Chattanooga enters this contest shooting terrible from the field and is losing its last 5 games by an average of 8.2 points. Give me the home team in this near toss up.