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Samford Bulldogs vs Chattanooga Moccasins Preview

Chattanooga MoccasinsSamford Bulldogs
Jan 5, 8:00 PM | Pete Hanna Center

Chattanooga Moccasins vs Samford Bulldogs Odds

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The Chattanooga Moccasins will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Bulldogs in Samford at Pete Hanna Center on Saturday in college basketball action.

Samford battles the Moccasins, currently sitting with a 5-9 mark (5-5 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-2-1 for the Bulldogs and 2-4 for the Moccasins.

View Chattanooga vs Samford Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Bulldogs as 1-point favorites on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 341 (Bulldogs) and the No. 144 (Moccasins) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 64-55 result in favor of the Moccasins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Samford's No. 339-rated squad against Chattanooga's No. 44-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Samford rates No. 188 in the country with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 291 nationally with 4.7 per match.

Defensively, Chattanooga features the nation's No. 136-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.5 points per game. Samford, meanwhile, comes in at No. 333 nationally in scoring at home.

Chattanooga was a 74-58 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Georgia Tech. They covered the 17-point spread as underdogs. The Moccasins endured a 74-58 loss at the hands of the Yellow Jackets on Wednesday, despite a 14-point effort from Farad Cobb at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.

Last time out for Samford, they were an 87-51 loser as they battled Wisconsin on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 28.5-point underdog. Samford was run off the court by the Badgers on Saturday as Wisconsin routed them 87-51 at Kohl Center.

Chattanooga Moccasins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing The Citadel are 5-5
After playing Georgia Tech are 1-1
After a loss are 3-7

Samford Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing College of Charleston are 3-5
After a loss are 3-7

A few Moccasins at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Chattanooga is 1-18 SU in its last 19 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Samford's last 7 games when playing Chattanooga
Samford is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games at home
Samford is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games when playing Chattanooga
Samford is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Chattanooga

Next up:
Chattanooga at The Citadel, Thursday, January 10
Samford at College of Charleston, Thursday, January 10