NCAA Basketball betting line favors Colonels over Moccasins
|Chattanooga Moccasins||Eastern Kentucky Colonels|
|15-9||February 04, 2014, 07:00 | Paul S. McBrayer Arena||16-7|
The Eastern Kentucky Colonels will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Chattanooga Moccasins at Paul S. McBrayer Arena on Tuesday in NCAA hoops play.
The Colonels bring a 16-7 record (9-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 15-9 Moccasins, who are 10-7-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Eastern Kentucky go 7-9 so far and the Moccasins go 7-9.
View Chattanooga Moccasins vs Eastern Kentucky Colonels Odds and Stats.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Moccasins were listed as 13-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Colonels rated this week at No. 39 and the Moccasins sitting at No. 60.
Last time out for Chattanooga, they were a 67-52 winner as they battled Furman at home. They covered in the match as a 10.5-point favorite. Chattanooga got 18 points from Casey Jones en route to a 67-52 victory over Furman on Saturday at McKenzie Arena.
In their last action, Eastern Kentucky was a 79-78 winner at home against SE Missouri State. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. Eastern Kentucky earned a 79-78 victory over SE Missouri State on Saturday, getting 20 points from Glenn Cosey at Paul S. McBrayer Arena.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Eastern Kentucky has the nation's No. 28-rated offensive output, at 78.87 PPG. The visiting Moccasins defense ranks No. 206 allowing on average 73.71 PPG. The Colonels FG% has averaged 48.35% so far, more than the Moccasins marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.34% per game.
A few Moccasins at Colonels trends to consider:
Chattanooga is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Chattanooga is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Chattanooga's last 5 games
Chattanooga is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Eastern Kentucky is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Eastern Kentucky is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Eastern Kentucky is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Eastern Kentucky's last 5 games at home
Chattanooga at Samford, Saturday, February 8th
Eastern Kentucky at Morehead State, Saturday, February 8th