Chattanooga @ VMI
Current Records: Chattanooga 14-13; VMI 6-21
What to Know
The Chattanooga Mocs have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. Chattanooga and the VMI Keydets will face off in a Southern battle at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday at Cameron Hall. The Mocs will be strutting in after a win while VMI will be stumbling in from a loss.
Chattanooga didn't have too much trouble with the Mercer Bears at home this past Saturday as they won 73-56. Chattanooga's forward Sam Alexis was one of the most active players for the squad, picking up 26 points along with six boards.
Meanwhile, it was close but no cigar for VMI as they fell 69-65 to the E. Tennessee State Buccaneers last week.
Chattanooga is the favorite in this one, with an expected 8-point margin of victory. They are currently two-for-two against the spread in their most recent games, a trend bettors might want to take into account.
The Mocs are now 14-13 while the Keydets sit at 6-21. Two numbers to keep in mind before tip-off: Chattanooga is stumbling into the matchup with the 23rd fewest takeaways in college basketball, having accrued only 10.9 on average. VMIs have had an even harder time: they are 18th worst in college basketball in takeaways, with only 10.8 on average. It's possible one of these Achilles' heels will wind up tripping the losing team up.
How To Watch
- When: Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET
- Where: Cameron Hall -- Lexington, Virginia
- Follow: CBS Sports App
The Mocs are a big 8-point favorite against the Keydets, according to the latest college basketball odds.
The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Mocs as a 7.5-point favorite.
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Chattanooga have won nine out of their last 14 games against VMI.
- Jan 07, 2023 - Chattanooga 85 vs. VMI 78
- Feb 19, 2022 - VMI 80 vs. Chattanooga 75
- Jan 22, 2022 - Chattanooga 78 vs. VMI 74
- Jan 02, 2021 - VMI 84 vs. Chattanooga 79
- Feb 26, 2020 - Chattanooga 71 vs. VMI 64
- Feb 12, 2020 - Chattanooga 86 vs. VMI 67
- Feb 07, 2019 - Chattanooga 71 vs. VMI 70
- Dec 09, 2018 - Chattanooga 83 vs. VMI 65
- Feb 25, 2018 - VMI 68 vs. Chattanooga 65
- Jan 27, 2018 - VMI 70 vs. Chattanooga 69
- Feb 15, 2017 - Chattanooga 74 vs. VMI 68
- Jan 25, 2017 - VMI 80 vs. Chattanooga 64
- Feb 29, 2016 - Chattanooga 67 vs. VMI 65
- Feb 18, 2016 - Chattanooga 85 vs. VMI 59