Chattanooga Moccasins vs Elon Phoenix Odds
Elon will look to improve on its 11-7 record on Thursday when they host Chattanooga in NCAA basketball odds action at Alumni Gym.
Elon battles the Moccasins, currently sitting with a 8-11 mark (7-7-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 7-4 for the Phoenix and 6-4-1 for the Moccasins.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Phoenix installed as 11.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 125-ranked Phoenix and the No. 233-rated Moccasins in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 74-66 win for the Phoenix on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Elon has the nation's No. 117-rated offensive output, at 69.9 PPG. The visiting Moccasins defense ranks No. 284 allowing on average 71.4 PPG. The Phoenix FG% has averaged 42.5% so far, more than the Moccasins marksmen have achieved on the year, 41.1% per game.
Defensively, Chattanooga features the nation's No. 193-rated defense on the road, allowing 70.7 points per game. Elon, meanwhile, comes in at No. 144 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Chattanooga, they were a 90-81 loser as they battled Western Carolina at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 1-point underdog. The Moccasins endured a 90-81 loss at the hands of the Catamounts on Saturday, despite a 21-point effort from Z. Mason at McKenzie Arena.
Elon won its last outing, a 68-61 result against Wofford on January 19. They earned a push in that game as a 7-point favorite. The Phoenix got 17 points from Jack Isenbarger as Elon ran past Wofford 68-61 on Saturday at Alumni Gym.
Chattanooga Moccasins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing UNC Greensboro are 6-4
After playing Western Carolina are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Elon Phoenix Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 1-9
Before playing The Citadel are 3-7
After playing Wofford are 3-7
After a win are 6-4
A few Moccasins at Phoenix trends to consider:
Chattanooga is 3-19 SU in its last 22 games on the road
Elon is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Elon's last 5 games when playing Chattanooga
Elon is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
Elon is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games when playing at home against Chattanooga
Chattanooga at UNC Greensboro, Sunday, January 27
Elon at The Citadel, Saturday, January 26