VMI vs Chattanooga Prediction - Basketball Picks 3/3/23
Chattanooga Mocs (15-16) vs VMI Keydets (7-24)
Game Info: Friday, March 3, 2023 at 7:30 pm (Harrah's Cherokee Center)
Betting Odds: Chattanooga Mocs -10.5 -- Over/Under: 150.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The VMI Keydets and Chattanooga Mocs face off on Friday in a college basketball showdown in the Southern Conference at US Cellular Center. When these two teams faced on February 15th it was Chattanooga that secured the 78-58 victory.
VMI Betting Preview
VMI comes into this game with a 7-24 record overall and they have gone 13-15 against the spread. In the last game against Western Carolina, the defense really struggled giving up 85 points and that led to the 19 point defeat. Tyler Houser finished with 26 points and six rebounds. VMI is averaging 69.3 points while their defense is giving up 76.3 points per game. VMI’s offense hasn’t been good enough with the way the defense has struggled. Ashey WOods is averaging 14.1 points while shooting 38.9 percent from the field.
Chattanooga Betting Preview
On the other side of this matchup is Chattanooga who sits with a 15-16 record overall and they have gone 11-16-1 record overall. In the last game against Wofford, the defense gave up 86 points and that led to the 12 point defeat. KC Hankton finished with 14 points, three rebounds, and two assists. Chattanooga is averaging 76.5 points while their defense 72 points per game. They are a strong offensive team but at times the defense has been an issue. Jamal Johnson is averaging 13.4 points while shooting 54.9 percent from the field.
VMI vs Chattanooga Trends
The under is 4-1 in the Mocs last five games played on a neutral site.
Shane’s Free Pick
Chattanooga isn’t a great team, but they are a whole lot better than VMI. VMI is giving up 76.3 points per game and they gave up 78 points in the last game to Chattanooga. Look for VMI to run up the score here and that is going to be the difference here as Chattanooga gets the job done. Back Chattanooga against the spread.