Betting on today’s Buccaneers and Mocs game? Catch the action at McKenzie Arena in Chattanooga, TN, as the Mocs hosts this showdown at 7:00 ET on ESPN+. The over/under for this game is set at 141.5 points, and Chattanooga is favored by -7.5 vs. East Tennessee State in a Southern conference matchup.

EAST TENNESSEE STATE BUCCANEERS VS CHATTANOOGA MOCS BETTING PICK

The Pick: East Tennessee State Buccaneers +7.5

This game will be played at McKenzie Arena at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, February 14th.

WHY BET THE EAST TENNESSEE STATE BUCCANEERS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-70 in favor of the Mocs.
  • Even though we have Chattanooga winning straight-up, we like East Tennessee State at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 141.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 145 points.

Can East Tennessee State Lock in a Road Win?

East Tennessee State’s average scoring margin on the road this season is -5.7 points per game, and they have gone 4-8 in true road games. They come into this game with a record of 13-12 overall, including a 5-7 mark in Southern Conference action.

As the underdog, the Buccaneers are 4-10 this season, and they have gone 2-1 in their last three road games. In their most recent game, they lost to Furman by a score of 65-63.

As the underdog this season, East Tennessee State has gone 9-5 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Buccaneers are 7-3 ATS. On the road, ETSU has an ATS mark of 6-6 this year and they are 2-1 vs. the spread in their last three road games.

East Tennessee State’s over/under record this season is 11-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 138 points. Today’s over/under line of 141.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (142.4). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 118 points.

In their most recent game, the East Tennessee State offense put up just 63 points vs. the Furman Paladins. Overall, they are now averaging 69.6 points per game which is 334th in the country. The team’s top scorer is Jaden Seymour, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.2, while Ebby Asamoah also maintains a PPG average of 15 leading up to the game.

The Buccaneers’ defense is presently ranked 85th nationally, allowing an average of 68.4 points per contest. The East Tennessee State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 65 points and allowed Furman to connect on 4 threes.

Can Chattanooga Live Up to the Hype at Home?

Chattanooga has been a force at home this season, going 7-3 and outscoring opponents by an average of 7.7 points per game. They are also 11-4 when favored, and they are favored by 7.5 points tonight. The Mocs have won two straight games and are 17-8 overall.

Over their last 10 games at home, Chattanooga is 7-3, and they are 3-2 over their last five. In their most recent game, the Mocs defeated UNCG by a score of 89-61. So far this season, Chattanooga is 9-3 in Southern Conference play.

Chattanooga has an ATS record of 12-11 this season, including a home ATS mark of 5-5. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Mocs have gone 5-5 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Chattanooga games is 13-10. The average scoring total in their games is 150.5, and today’s over/under line of 141.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (149). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 151 points.

Chattanooga’s offense is coming off a strong performance vs. UNCG, finishing the game with a total of 89 points. Their season average is now 79.3 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Honor Huff, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 16.2, while Jan Zidek also maintains a PPG average of 11.8 leading up to the game.

So far, the Mocs’ defense is ranked 133rd in the country at 71.0 points per contest. Against UNCG in their most recent game, the Chattanooga defense gave up a total of 61 points while allowing UNCG to hit 37% of their shots.