Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Chattanooga Mocs Betting Prediction

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The Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles (1-6) will travel to McKenzie Arena to go head-to-head against the Chattanooga Mocs (3-5). The game is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. ET on Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles vs. Chattanooga Mocs ATS Odds

In their last game, the Mocs easily got past the Hiwassee College Tigers, 95-62, while the Golden Eagles fell to the Winthrop Eagles, 82-70.

Chattanooga played a perfect contest. They had a turnover percentage of 11.1 (better than their season average of 16.0) and an offensive rebounding percentage of 35.9 (above their season average of 23.3). For those same stats, Hiwassee College was 25.3 and 20.0, respectively. Tennessee Tech, meanwhile, held Winthrop to an offensive rebounding percentage of 24.4 (below the 37.4 mark opponents have averaged against Tennessee Tech this season). Chattanooga was led by Jerry Johnson Jr. who had 20 points, seven rebounds and five steals. Meanwhile, Jr Clay had a good game for Tennessee Tech, finishing with 20 points and nine rebounds.

The Golden Eagles won the sole contest between these two teams last year, 82-76. The Golden Eagles’ turnover percentage was their largest advantage over the Mocs. Tennessee Tech had a rate of 17.1, while Chattanooga posted a mark of 23.4.

It could be an error-filled game for the Chattanooga offense. Dating back to the 2017-18 season, Chattanooga ranks 270th in the nation in ball protection (turnover percentage of 20.0 percent), while the disruptive defense of Tennessee Tech has forced the 90th-most turnovers in the nation (20.2 percent). It will also be a tale of two tempos as the fast-breaking Golden Eagles rank 58th in possessions per game, while the slower-paced Mocs rank 254th.

Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles at Chattanooga Mocs Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Chattanooga, ATS Winner – Tennessee Tech, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • Tennessee Tech ranks 56th in steals per game (7.3) while Chattanooga ranks 261st (5.1).
  • The Golden Eagles rank 125th in blocks per game (3.5) while the Mocs rank 272nd (2.2).
  • Chattanooga ranks 125th in assists allowed per game (12.8) while Tennessee Tech ranks 264th (14.7).
  • The Mocs rank 55th in three pointers allowed per game (19.9) while the Golden Eagles rank 246th (23.6).
  • Chattanooga ranks 127th in rebounds allowed per game (34.2) while Tennessee Tech ranks 276th (37.7).