Eastern Kentucky Colonels vs Chattanooga Moccasins Odds
Chattanooga will look to improve on its 2-5 record on Saturday when they host Eastern Kentucky in NCAA basketball odds action at McKenzie Arena.
Chattanooga will face the 8-0 Colonels, who own a 0-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Moccasins are 0-2 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Colonels are 0-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Moccasins, most recently No. 140 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Colonels, who rate No. 266 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 83-65 victory for the Colonels.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chattanooga has the nation's No. 237-rated offensive output, at 64.6 PPG. The visiting Colonels defense ranks No. 91 allowing on average 61.6 PPG. The Moccasins FG% has averaged 38.5% so far, less than the Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 49.7% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Eastern Kentucky owns the country's No. 25-rated mark, allowing 57 points per game on the highway. Chattanooga, on the other hand, rates No. 263 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Eastern Kentucky, they were a 63-57 winner as they battled North Carolina Central on the road. Mike DiNunno scored 21 points leading the Colonels to a 63-57 victory over North Carolina Central at McLendon-McDougald Gymnasium on Tuesday.
Chattanooga was an 81-55 loser in its last match at home against Davidson. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs. Chattanooga was run off the court by the Wildcats on Saturday as Davidson routed them 81-55 at McKenzie Arena.
Eastern Kentucky Colonels Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing North Carolina Central are 1-0
After a win are 7-3
Chattanooga Moccasins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Davidson are 5-5
After a loss are 3-7
A few Colonels at Moccasins trends to consider:
Eastern Kentucky is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games on the road
Chattanooga is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
Chattanooga is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Eastern Kentucky at Illinois, Sunday, December 16
Chattanooga at LSU, Tuesday, December 11