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NCAA hoops odds preview - Utah Valley vs. Chattanooga

Utah Valley WolverinesChattanooga Moccasins
Dec 30, 7:00 PM | McKenzie Arena

Utah Valley Wolverines vs Chattanooga Moccasins Odds


The Chattanooga Moccasins host Utah Valley on Friday, looking to build on their 5-8 mark against the 7-8 Wolverines in college hoops action at McKenzie Arena.

The Moccasins sport records of 5-8 and 3-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Wolverines have 7-8 and 0-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 3-2 for the Moccasins and 0-0 for the Wolverines.

View Utah Valley vs Chattanooga Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Moccasins sit at No. 35 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wolverines sit at No. 105 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Moccasins will win this game 74-67.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Chattanooga has the nation's No. 107-rated offensive output, at 72.5 PPG. The visiting Wolverines defense ranks No. 103 allowing on average 63.6 PPG. The Moccasins FG% has averaged 42.6% so far, more than the Wolverines marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.8% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Utah Valley owns the country's No. 152-rated mark, allowing 69.9 points per game on the highway. Chattanooga, on the other hand, rates No. 59 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Utah Valley, they were a 42-40 winner as they battled Hampton on the road. Utah Valley earned a 42-40 victory over Hampton on Thursday, getting 15 points from Ben Aird at McKenzie Arena.

In their last action, Chattanooga was an 85-50 winner at home against Longwood. Chattanooga cruised to victory on Thursday, running Longwood out of the gym and running up an 85-50 score at McKenzie Arena.

Next up:
Utah Valley home to Wyoming, Tuesday, January 3
Chattanooga at Tennessee, Monday, January 2