Georgia Southern Eagles vs Chattanooga Moccasins Preview
Chattanooga Moccasins vs Georgia Southern Eagles Odds
The Georgia Southern Eagles will try to cover the spread at Hanner Fieldhouse on Saturday when they get a visit from the Chattanooga Moccasins in NCAA basketball action.
Georgia Southern will face the 8-13 Moccasins, who own a 7-9-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Eagles are 6-9 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Moccasins are 7-5-1 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 275-rated Eagles and the No. 242-ranked Moccasins, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 65-63 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Georgia Southern's No. 308-rated squad against Chattanooga's No. 40-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Georgia Southern rates No. 238 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 235 nationally with 5.6 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Chattanooga owns the country's No. 246-rated mark, allowing 73 points per game on the highway. Georgia Southern, on the other hand, rates No. 306 in scoring at home.
Chattanooga was a 77-69 loser in its last match on the road against UNC Greensboro. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as underdogs. Z. Mason scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Moccasins to a win (they lost 77-69 to UNC Greensboro at Greensboro Coliseum on Sunday).
In their last action, Georgia Southern was an 81-74 loser on the road against Furman. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Eagles endured an 81-74 loss at the hands of the Paladins on Thursday, despite a 20-point effort from C.J. Reed at Timmons Arena.
Chattanooga Moccasins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing The Citadel are 5-5
After playing UNC Greensboro are 6-4
After a loss are 4-6
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Appalachian State are 3-7
After playing Furman are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Chattanooga home to The Citadel, Thursday, February 7
Georgia Southern home to Appalachian State, Thursday, February 7