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Furman Paladins vs Chattanooga Moccasins Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Chattanooga vs Furman battle Thursday at McKenzie Arena as the Moccasins look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Moccasins sit at 10-15 (10-9-2 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Paladins are currently 6-17 (8-10 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Chattanooga is 9-7-1 OU, and Furman is 9-7 OU.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Chattanooga Moccasins as 6-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 214-ranked Moccasins and the No. 333-rated Paladins in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 66-61 win for the Moccasins on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Paladins rank No. 292 in NCAA Division 1 with 32 per game. That compares with Chattanooga’s No. 48 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Chattanooga is college basketball's No. 261-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Paladins rate No. 155 with 6.3 per game.
Defensively, Furman features the nation's No. 156-rated defense on the road, allowing 69 points per game. Chattanooga, meanwhile, comes in at No. 139 nationally in scoring at home.
Furman was a 72-66 loser in its last match on the road against Appalachian State. They covered the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. The Paladins got 20 points from Stephen Croone, but it was Appalachian State that prevailed in a 72-66 final on Monday at Holmes Convocation Center.
Chattanooga was a 62-59 winner in its last match at home against Samford. They earned a push of the 3-point spread as favorites. Gee McGhee scored 14 points leading the Moccasins to a 62-59 victory over Samford at McKenzie Arena on Monday.
Furman Paladins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing Samford are 3-6
After playing Appalachian State are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Chattanooga Moccasins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Wofford are 6-4
After playing Samford are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Paladins at Moccasins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Furman's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Furman's last 6 games when playing on the road against Chattanooga
Furman is 5-10 SU in its last 15 games when playing on the road against Chattanooga
Furman is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chattanooga's last 6 games when playing at home against Furman
Chattanooga is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chattanooga's last 11 games when playing Furman
Chattanooga is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Furman home to Samford, Saturday, February 16
Chattanooga at Wofford, Saturday, February 16