The Citadel Bulldogs vs Chattanooga Moccasins Preview

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Jan 10, 7:05 PM | McAlister Field House

Chattanooga Moccasins vs The Citadel Bulldogs Odds

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Chattanooga pays a visit to The Citadel on Thursday, hoping to send the Bulldogs to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at McAlister Field House.

The Moccasins will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 6-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Bulldogs are 1-5-1 ATS. Chattanooga is 3-4 on the totals; The Citadel is 3-3.

View Chattanooga vs The Citadel Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Citadel opened as 6.5-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 345 (Bulldogs) and the No. 175 (Moccasins) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 67-56 result in favor of the Moccasins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Moccasins rank No. 54 in NCAA Division 1 with 38.7 per game. That compares with The Citadel’s No. 313 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where The Citadel is college basketball's No. 225-ranked team at 5.8 per game, while the Moccasins rate No. 275 with 5 per game.

Defensively, Chattanooga features the nation's No. 146-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.8 points per game. The Citadel, meanwhile, comes in at No. 203 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Chattanooga, they were a 74-70 winner as they battled Samford on the road. They covered in the match as a 1-point underdog. The Moccasins grabbed a 74-70 win over the Bulldogs on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Gee McGhee at Pete Hanna Center.

In their last action, The Citadel was a 72-55 loser at home against Western Carolina. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as underdogs. The Bulldogs got 10 points from Marshall Harris III, but it was Western Carolina that prevailed in a 72-55 final on Saturday at McAlister Field House.

Chattanooga Moccasins Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 7-3
Before playing College of Charleston are 6-4
After playing Samford are 5-5
After a win are 4-6

The Citadel Bulldogs Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Samford are 2-5
After playing Western Carolina are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8

A few Moccasins at Bulldogs trends to consider:
Chattanooga is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against The Citadel
Chattanooga is 5-1-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing on the road against The Citadel
Chattanooga is 2-18 SU in its last 20 games on the road
The Citadel is 4-10 SU in its last 14 games at home
The Citadel is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Chattanooga
The Citadel is 2-12 SU in its last 14 games when playing Chattanooga
The Citadel is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing at home against Chattanooga

Next up:
Chattanooga at College of Charleston, Saturday, January 12
The Citadel home to Samford, Saturday, January 12

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