Elon Phoenix take on Moccasins in NCAA basketball test
|Elon Phoenix||Chattanooga Moccasins|
|10-9||January 23, 2014, 07:00 | McKenzie Arena||11-8|
McKenzie Arena features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Chattanooga Moccasins and the visiting Elon Phoenix in college hoops action on Thursday.
Chattanooga battles the Phoenix, currently sitting with a 10-9 mark (5-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 7-5 for the Moccasins and 5-9 for the Phoenix.
View Elon Phoenix vs Chattanooga Moccasins Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with Chattanooga in this one found them as 2-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 107-ranked Moccasins and the No. 257-rated Phoenix in this matchup.
Last time out for Elon, they were an 84-74 loser as they battled Massachusetts at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. Elon got 19 points from Lucas Troutman but lost anyway, 84-74, to Massachusetts on Saturday at Alumni Gym.
Last time out for Chattanooga, they were a 71-57 winner as they battled Wofford on the road. They covered in the match as a 7-point underdog. Ronrico White scored 16 points leading the Moccasins to a 71-57 victory over Wofford at Benjamin Johnson Arena on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features Chattanooga's No. 36-ranked scoring average of 78.35 PPG, against a Phoenix defense rated No. 210 and allowing 74.32 PPG. The Moccasins FG% has averaged 44.66% to date this season, less than the Phoenix shooters have managed so far (47.61% per game).
A few Phoenix at Moccasins trends to consider:
Elon is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Elon's last 7 games
Elon is 4-10 ATS in its last 14 games on the road
Elon is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Chattanooga is 4-1-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Chattanooga is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Chattanooga's last 5 games
Chattanooga is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Elon at Samford, Saturday, January 25th
Chattanooga at UNC Greensboro, Saturday, January 25th