VMI Keydets vs. Chattanooga Mocs ATS Prediction


The VMI Keydets (5-5) will be at McKenzie Arena to clash against the Chattanooga Mocs (4-5) in a SoCon matchup. The game gets underway at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 9, 2018.

VMI Keydets vs. Chattanooga Mocs Betting Odds

Both teams were triumphant in their last game. The Mocs defeated the Charlotte 49ers 80-69, while the Keydets dismantled the Washington College Shoremen 89-56.

VMI dominated nearly every stat category in the game. They had a free throw rate of 0.235 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.537. For those same stats, Washington College had marks of 0.081 and 0.338, respectively. Chattanooga, meanwhile, dominated nearly every facet of their game. They had a turnover percentage of 13.6 and an effective field goal percentage of 0.573. Charlotte was 17.8 and 0.520, respectively, for those same stats. Jerry Johnson Jr. led the way for Chattanooga, recording 18 points. Meanwhile, VMI rallied around Greg Parham, who had 11 points and 10 assists.

The Keydets dominated this series last year, winning both games. In the most recent matchup, VMI won 68-65. The Keydets’ turnover percentage was their biggest strength over the Mocs. VMI had a rate of 14.9, while Chattanooga posted a mark of 18.4.

Bubba Parham has been playing at a high level as of late for VMI, averaging 0 points over the last five games.

It could be a difficult game for VMI on the offensive glass. The Keydets rank 289th in offensive rebounding percentage (25.6 percent), while Chattanooga ranks 83rd in defensive rebounding percentage (73.9 percent) since the 2017-18 season.

VMI at Chattanooga Betting Pick

Pick: SU Winner – Chattanooga, ATS Winner – Chattanooga, O/U – Over

Betting Notes (2017-Present):

  • VMI ranks 49th in steals per game (7.4) while Chattanooga ranks 225th (5.1).
  • The Keydets rank 199th in blocks per game (2.7) while the Mocs rank 235th (2.2).
  • The Mocs rank 118th in rebounds allowed per game (34.1) while the Keydets rank 272nd (38.6).
  • Chattanooga averages 23.4 three pointers per game, which ranks 114th in the country. VMI ranks 213th in three pointers allowed per game (23.7).