The Citadel Bulldogs vs Chattanooga Moccasins Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on McKenzie Arena Thursday as host Chattanooga looks to handle the The Citadel Bulldogs in NCAA hoops action.
The Moccasins sport records of 8-14 and 8-9-1 ATS heading into this battle, while the Bulldogs have 6-15 and 7-7-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 7-6-1 for the Moccasins and 7-7-1 for the Bulldogs.
The Bulldogs were listed as 7-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Moccasins - Bulldogs odds would favor the Moccasins if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Chattanooga is rated No. 216 in the current Odds Shark poll, while The Citadel is at No. 342. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 65-60 win for the Moccasins.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 317 in NCAA Division 1 with 30.8 per game. That compares with Chattanooga’s No. 36 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Chattanooga is college basketball's No. 252-ranked team at 5.4 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 195 with 6 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, The Citadel owns the country's No. 331-rated mark, allowing 79.1 points per game on the highway. Chattanooga, on the other hand, rates No. 145 in scoring at home.
The Citadel was an 84-79 winner in its last match on the road against Furman. They covered the 8-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs grabbed an 84-79 win over the Paladins on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from P.J. Horgan at Timmons Arena.
Last time out for Chattanooga, they were a 59-57 loser as they battled Georgia Southern on the road. They covered in the match as a 5.5-point underdog. Chattanooga got 19 points from Gee McGhee but lost anyway, 59-57, to Georgia Southern on Saturday at Hanner Fieldhouse.
The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-7
Before playing Samford are 2-6
After playing Furman are 1-9
After a win are 3-7
Chattanooga Moccasins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing College of Charleston are 7-3
After playing Georgia Southern are 2-8
After a loss are 4-6
A few Bulldogs at Moccasins trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of The Citadel's last 5 games when playing on the road against Chattanooga
The Citadel is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Chattanooga
The Citadel is 3-22 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Chattanooga is 13-2 SU in its last 15 games when playing The Citadel
Chattanooga is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against The Citadel
Chattanooga is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Chattanooga's last 5 games when playing at home against The Citadel
The Citadel at Samford, Saturday, February 9
Chattanooga home to College of Charleston, Saturday, February 9