NCAA hoops odds preview - Davidson vs. Chattanooga
Davidson Wildcats vs Chattanooga Moccasins Odds
The Chattanooga Moccasins will hit the floor running against the visiting Davidson Wildcats Saturday, looking to improve their record and boost wagering bankrolls in the process.
The Moccasins currently sports a 2-4 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-3 ATS. The Wildcats are 3-3 and 2-2-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Moccasins produce a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Wildcats have gone 2-2 against the number.
Bettors looking to go with the Moccasins in this one found them listed as 13.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Wildcats was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Moccasins sit at No. 85 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wildcats sit at No. 137 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wildcats will win this game 72-71.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chattanooga has the nation's No. 217-rated offensive output, at 66.2 PPG. The visiting Wildcats defense ranks No. 274 allowing on average 71.5 PPG. The Moccasins FG% has averaged 39.8% so far, less than the Wildcats marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.4% per game.
Defensively, Davidson features the nation's No. 297-rated defense on the road, allowing 80 points per game. Chattanooga, meanwhile, comes in at No. 227 nationally in scoring at home.
Davidson lost its last outing, an 81-67 result against Gonzaga on November 25. They failed to cover in that game as a 9-point underdog. The Wildcats endured an 81-67 loss at the hands of the Bulldogs on Sunday, despite a 17-point effort from Nik Cochran at Whitney Complex.
Last time out for Chattanooga, they were a 65-51 winner as they battled Kennesaw State on the road. The Moccasins grabbed a 65-51 win over the Owls on Saturday, behind a 14-point effort from Z. Mason at KSU Convocation Center.
Davidson Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Charlotte are 6-4
After playing Gonzaga are 2-0
After a loss are 8-2
Chattanooga Moccasins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Eastern Kentucky are 1-0
After playing Kennesaw State are 2-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Wildcats at Moccasins trends to consider:
Davidson is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Chattanooga
Davidson is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Davidson is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Chattanooga is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Davidson
Chattanooga is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Chattanooga is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Chattanooga is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Davidson
Davidson home to Charlotte, Wednesday, December 5
Chattanooga at Eastern Kentucky, Saturday, December 8