Chattanooga Mocs vs Troy Trojans 11/12/2019 Odds, Picks and Predictions
Posted by: Hilbert Mayer
Chattanooga Mocs vs Troy Trojans 11/12/2019 – The Chattanooga Mocs after splitting their first two games is looking to get back at the winning column when they visit the Troy Trojans at the Trojan Arena in Troy Alabama this November 12 at 7:00 pm. Mocs won their last game and looking to bring that momentum heading into this game. But the Trojans are at home and hungry to impress their home crowd with a victory. Basketball Betting Tips over under pick the home team to score their first season win over the Mocs.
Chattanooga Mocs vs Troy Trojans 11/12/2019
The Mocs bumped into Eastern Kentucky for their first game of the season and they had a baptism of fire. In that loss, the upside was that they had a fair three-point shooting night at 36%. Another one was David Jean-Baptiste who produced 18 points, five rebounds and two threes. During their second game they had a good night but barely escaped the Tennessee St. Tigers by just two points. Rod Johnson was the best player in that game producing a double-double of 10 points and 11 rebounds. For the Chattanooga Mocs to have a good chance against the Trojans, they need to improve on their shot selection and their role players must step up. Their perimeter defense must be presented since the Trojans can really light it up from the outside.
Players to watch:D. Jean-Baptiste (14.5 PPG, 4.5 RPG, 1 APG, 0.5 SPG), M. Ryan (14 PPG, 5 RPG, 1.5 APG, 1 SPG), R. Johnson (11 PPG, 8 RPG, 2.5 APG)
Trojans almost got their victory over the UAB Blazers, losing to them by just one point, 75-76, at their own home court. On the positive note, they have a good solid trio that will carry the team into the season with KJ Simon, Jitaurious Gordon and Darian Adams. Simons let the team with scoring in the loss with 21 points while Adams and Gordon each had 18 points. Among the three of them, they scored 11 of the team’s total three-point shots in the game with all doing over 50% beyond the arc. It was the supporting cast that needs to pick it up and catch up with their own “big three” in Troy. Another good stat was they forced their opponent to 16 turnovers while they just did a total of six. There is a lot of upside with the Trojans despite their opening game loss heading to this battle with the Mocs.
Players to watch: K. Simons (21 PPG, 1 RPG, 1 SPG, 3 SPG), D. Adams (18 PPG, 2 RPG, 5 APG, 2 SPG), T. Gordon (18 PPG, 4 RPG, 4 APG, 1 SPG).
Chattanooga Mocs vs Troy Trojans Betting Predictions
Mocs are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games.
Trojans are 6-13-1 ATS in their last 20 games.
Chattanooga Mocs vs Troy Trojans Betting Picks
Having the home-court advantage and almost winning their last game at home, the Troy Trojans are looking to score their first victory in this matchup against Chattanooga Mocs. Trio of Simon, Adams and Gordon will be too much for the Mocs and according to NCAA Basketball Odds today, Chattanooga is on the disadvantage. The chances of the Mocs upsetting th Trojans will need a very good game from Jean-Baptistes and Johnson.
Spread: The Mocs are given the +2.5 across the spread while Trojans have the -2.5.
Total: 141 is the total for the Mocs and Trojans. Troy is the team expected to go under while Mocs are over.
Score Prediction: 72-69 Trojans.