Planning on watching today’s Mocs and Spartans game? Catch the action at Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC, as the Spartans hosts this showdown at 4:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Southern conference game currently have UNCG as the -4 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 144.5 points.

CHATTANOOGA MOCS VS UNCG SPARTANS BETTING PICK

The Pick: UNCG Spartans -4

This game will be played at Greensboro Coliseum at 4:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE UNCG SPARTANS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Spartans.
  • Not only will UNCG pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can Chattanooga Secure a Road Victory?

Chattanooga has been slightly better on the road this season, going 7-5 compared to 7-3 at home. They have won their last five games away from home and have gone 6-4 in their last 10.

So far, Chattanooga has been an underdog in seven games, going 3-4 in those matchups. They are 16-8 overall and 8-3 in Southern Conference play.

Chattanooga has an even 11-11 record vs. the spread this season, but they have been better on the road, going 6-6. Over their last 3 road games, the Mocs are 2-1 ATS and they have gone 4-1 vs. the spread in their last 5 road contests. As the underdog, Chattanooga has gone 3-4 vs. the spread this year and they are 4-6 vs. the spread in their last 10 games as the underdog.

Chattanooga’s over/under record for the season currently sits at 12-10. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 150.5 points while the average over/under line is 149.3, resulting in an average margin of 1.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 144.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 160 points.

Chattanooga’s offense had a good outing, putting up 88 points against VMI. They achieved a 46.2% field goal percentage and went 14/21 from the free-throw line. For the season, the Chattanooga offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 47%. So far, they have hit 59% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 10.4 made three’s per contest.

Currently, the Mocs’ defense holds the 156th rank in the nation, allowing 71.4 points per game. In their most recent game, the Chattanooga defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as VMI knocked down 11 three-pointers on their way to 84 points.

Do the Spartans Have a Shot at a Home Win?

UNCG comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 14 of their 24 games this season. They have a record of 11-3 when favored, and they are 8-2 at home this season. The Spartans have gone 3-2 in their last five games at home, and they are 8-2 in their last 10 games at home.

On the season, UNCG is 17-7, and they are 8-3 in Southern Conference play. Their average scoring margin at home is +6.9, and they are coming off of a 78-69 loss to Samford.

Against the spread, UNCG has gone 9-13 this season. At home, their ATS mark is 3-7. As the favorite, the Spartans are just 5-9 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, UNCG is just 3-7 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for UNCG games is 13-9. Today’s over/under line of 144.5 is right around the average over/under line in their games this year (143). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 162 points.

In contrast to their season average of 77.4 points per game, the UNCG had a below average performance. They scored 69 points against Samford and had a field goal percentage of 45.8%. The team’s top scorer is Mikeal Brown-Jones, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 20.6, while Keyshaun Langley also carries a PPG average of 14.7 into the game.

On the defensive side, UNCG is currently hovering around the NCAA’s average for points allowed, conceding an average of 70.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Samford, the Bulldogs finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 78 points vs. UNCG.