Betting on today’s Mocs and Catamounts game? Catch the action at Ramsey Center in Cullowhee, NC, as the Catamounts hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The odds for this Southern conference game currently have Western Carolina as the -4.5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 146 points.

CHATTANOOGA MOCS VS WESTERN CAROLINA CATAMOUNTS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Western Carolina Catamounts -4.5

This game will be played at Ramsey Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 31st.

WHY BET THE WESTERN CAROLINA CATAMOUNTS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-69 in favor of the Catamounts.
  • Not only will Western Carolina pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146 points, and we like the under with a projected 145 points.

Will Chattanooga Find a Way to Win on the Road?

Chattanooga heads into today’s game against Western Carolina as the underdog, with a record of 2-4 when not favored. The Mocs are 14-7 overall this season and have won their last four games.

On the road, Chattanooga has gone 5-5 this year, and they are currently on a three-game road winning streak. Their average scoring margin on the road is -1.2 points per game.

As the underdog this season, Chattanooga has gone just 2-4 vs. the spread. However, over their last three road games, the Mocs are 3-0 ATS and they have gone 5-5 on the road vs. the spread this year. Overall, Chattanooga is 10-9 ATS this season.

Chattanooga’s over/under record for the season is 10-9 and their games have averaged 148.9 points per game. Today’s over/under line of 146 is lower than the average OU line in their games (148.3). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 150 points.

In their recent matchup, the Chattanooga offense ended with 90 points against Citadel. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 60.3% and made 11 threes. The Chattanooga offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 30 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 34% of their looks from outside this season.

So far, the Mocs’ defense is ranked 118th in the country at 69.8 points per contest. The Chattanooga defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 62 points and allowed Citadel to connect on 11 threes.

Can the Catamounts Secure a Win at Home?

Western Carolina is 16-5 this season, including a 5-1 record at home. They have won eight of their last 10 games at home.

As the favorite this season, the Catamounts are 10-1. They have gone 3-2 in their last five games at home.

As the favorite this season, Western Carolina has gone 7-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Catamounts have a 6-4 ATS mark.

Western Carolina’s over/under record this season is 6-11 and the average scoring total in their games is 141.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 146 is higher than the average OU line in their games (144.9). In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 157 points.

Western Carolina recently showcased a strong offensive performance, scoring 102 points against VMI. This output exceeded their season average of 76.9 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Vonterius Woolbright, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 21.5, while Tre Jackson also carries a PPG average of 13.6 into the game.

At this time, the Catamounts’ defense is positioned 77th in the country, permitting 67.4 points per game. So far, the Western Carolina defense is giving up an average of 8.1 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.8 times per game (392nd).