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Chattanooga vs VMI Pick & Preview: Wednesday, February 15th Betting Odds

Mocs vs Keydets Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Chattanooga Mocs at VMI Keydets
  • Where: Lexington at Cameron Hall
  • Date: Wednesday, February 15th
  • Betting Odds: Chattanooga -7.5, CHAT -349 | VAMIL +267 O/U 144.5

Mocs Preview:

Chattanooga heads into this matchup having played 27 games and have an overall record sitting at 14-13. On the road, the Mocs will be playing their 13th game of the season, having gone 5-8. So far, the Mocs have been favored 13 times, going 7-6 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have Chattanooga as -7.5 point favorites.

Jake Stephens comes into today’s game as the Mocs’ leading scorer at 21.75 points per contest. Not only has Stephens been key to the team’s scoring efforts, but he is Chattanooga’s top rebounder at 10.2 boards per contest. Behind Stephens, the team has benefited from the strong play of Jamal Johnson, who is second on the team in scoring at 13.48 points per game. Overall, he has hit 41.2% of his shots and is adding 4.37 boards per game.

On offense, Chattanooga is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.8 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 27 games, they have only hit 34.6% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 39.37% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Keydets Preview:

Coming into today’s matchup, the VMI Keydets are in the middle of a 3 game losing streak and have an overall record of 6-21. Currently, the Keydets have been the home team 12 times, sitting with a record of 5-7. So far, the Keydets have been the underdog 23 times, going 3-20 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +7.5 underdogs on the spread.

VMI’s leading scorer this season is Asher Woods, who is averaging 13.74 points per contest. So far, Woods has accounted for 19.78% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.74 rebounds per game and 2.26 assists. Sean Conway is the second leading scorer for the Keydets, averaging 12.7 points per game. Between him and Conway, they are accounting for 38.1% of the team’s scoring.

Through 27 games, VMI has been playing well on offense, averaging 79.1 points per game. Even though the team has been methodical with their pace, the Keydets’ shooters have been hot from outside, hitting 38.3% of their shots per game. This strong shooting percentage has equated to an average of 12.55 made 3’s per contest.

Free Spread Prediction: Chattanooga Mocs -7.5

If you are eying this matchup between VMI Keydets and Chattanooga Mocs as a candidate to place a bet, we have done the work for you and our model recommends taking Chattanooga to cover the spread as -7.5 favorites on the road. Although both team’s are going to look to get up shots from outside, we see Chattanooga shooting well enough to keep the Keydets at bay. Before tip-off, lock in a bet on the Mocs’ to win the game and cover the spread.