Furman Paladins vs. Chattanooga Mocs Predictions 3/7/22

by | Mar 7, 2022 | cbb

Furman Paladins (22-11 SU, 16-13-3 ATS) vs. Chattanooga Mocs (26-7 SU, 17-14-0 ATS)
When: Monday March 07 2022, 7:00 PM PM (ET)
Where: Asheville Civic Center

Point Spread: FUR +12/ CHAT-1.5
Total: 141
Money Line: Paladins +102/Chattanooga -118
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Key Injuries

Furman
Furman has no reported injuries at this time

Chattanooga
Chattanooga has no reported injuries at this time

Recent Form

The Furman Paladins come into this matchup with an overall record of 22-11. On the season, the Paladins have performed well in their 20 conference games, posting a record of 14-6. This mark is good for 2nd in the Southern Conference. In addition to playing well against conference opponents, Furman has an above .500 record on the road. Through 18 games, the Paladins are 10-8 away from home. Heading into this matchup, the Paladins are hoping to pick up their 4th straight win.

The Chattanooga Mocs get set to host the Paladins with an overall record of 26-7. On the season, the Mocs have performed well in their 20 conference games, posting a record of 16-4. This mark is good for 1st in the Southern. In addition to playing well in the Southern, Chattanooga has performed well at home. Through 15 games, the Mocs are 12-3 at home. Heading into this matchup, the Mocs are looking to stay hot as they try add on to their current 4 game win streak.

For the season, the Furman Paladins are averaging 76.8 points per game, good for a rank of 27th in the NCAA. When playing on the road, the team is scoring right in line with their season average. However, the team’s defensive performance takes a slite hit when playing away from home, giving up an additional 3.0 points per game. On the other side, the Chattanooga Mocs are the 91st ranked scoring offense, averaging 73.4 points per game. Throughout the season, the Mocs’ offense has not experienced an uptick when playing at home, averaging 73.0 points per game on their home floor. However, the Mocs’ defense has benefited from playing at home, giving up 3.0 fewer points per game.

Efficiency Outlook

Furman enters this matchup vs. Chattanooga, having played 32 games as the more efficient offense and defensive team. In these contests, they have posted a record of 21-11. Through 33 games, the Paladins are averaging 79.0 points per 70.0 possessions (NCAA Average), compared to 76.0 for the Mocs. In these situations, Furman has an average scoring margin of 8.0 points. On the other side, the Mocs are 0-1 as the inferior team on both ends of the court. In this instance, they lost by two points.

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Betting Trends Worth Noting

  • Furman is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing Chattanooga
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Furman’s last 10 games when playing Chattanooga
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Chattanooga’s last 10 games when playing Furman
  • Chattanooga is 4-11 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Furman

Joe’s Pick Against the Spread

Chattanooga’s blowout yesterday will likely lead many bettors to back them thinking their hot. Furman is a formidable opponent in most cases, but appear to be tired. I’m betting on the Mocs! Bet your Furman/Chattanooga pick and ALL your college hoops picks for FREE this week by taking advantage of a 100% REAL CASH bonus on your first deposit of $100 to $1000 at Betnow Sportsbook!