Utah Valley Wolverines vs Chattanooga Moccasins Odds
McKenzie Arena will host Chattanooga Moccasins vs. Utah Valley Wolverines action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Wolverines will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-0 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Moccasins are 3-5 ATS. Utah Valley is 1-0 against the total, while Chattanooga is 1-4 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Moccasins at No. 150 and the Wolverines at No. 290 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-63 result in favor of the Moccasins.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Chattanooga's No. 36-rated squad against Utah Valley's No. 295-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Chattanooga rates No. 297 in the country with 4.6 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 199 nationally with 5.9 per match.
Defensively, Utah Valley features the nation's No. 215-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.1 points per game. Chattanooga, meanwhile, comes in at No. 253 nationally in scoring at home.
Utah Valley was an 84-77 winner in their most recent outing at home against Austin Peay. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Ben Aird scored 26 points for Utah Valley on Friday, leading the Wolverines to an 84-77 win over Austin Peay at McKenzie Arena.
Chattanooga won its last outing, a 68-61 result against High Point on December 28. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Ronrico White scored 21 points leading the Moccasins to a 68-61 victory over High Point at McKenzie Arena on Friday.
Utah Valley home to NJIT, Saturday, January 5
Chattanooga at Georgia Tech, Wednesday, January 2