The Chattanooga Mocs (0-1) begin their home schedule at McKenzie Arena against the Tennessee State Tigers (1-0). The game is scheduled to start at 4:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, November 9, 2019.
Tennessee State Tigers at Chattanooga Mocs Betting Odds
In their last game, the Mocs fell to the Eastern Kentucky Colonels, 79-68, while the Tigers dismantled the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, 106-66.
The Tigers had a much better effective field goal percentage (0.798 vs. 0.424) and had a better offensive rebounding percentage (28.0 vs. 27.1). Chattanooga, on the other hand, had a much better turnover percentage (20.9 vs. 27.6). Chattanooga received a boost from David Jean-Baptiste, who put up 18 points and five rebounds. Carlos Marshall Jr. played a key role for Tennessee State with 22 points.
This has potential to be a mistake-prone game for the offense of Chattanooga. Since last season, Chattanooga ranks 179th in the nation in ball protection (turnover percentage of 18.7 percent), while the ball-hawking defense of Tennessee State has forced the 72nd-most turnovers in the country (20.8 percent).
Tennessee State Tigers at Chattanooga Mocs Odds Pick
Basketball Tip: SU Winner – Tennessee State, ATS Winner – Tennessee State, O/U – Over
Betting Notes (2018-Present):
- Tennessee State ranks 63rd in steals per game (7.3) while Chattanooga ranks 275th (4.5).
- The Tigers rank 29th in three pointers allowed per game (19.3) while the Mocs rank 85th (20.8).
- The Tigers rank 126th in rebounds allowed per game (34.4) while the Mocs rank 229th (36.4).
- Tennessee State ranks 48th in assists allowed per game (11.3) while Chattanooga ranks 115th (12.4).