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South Alabama Jaguars vs Chattanooga Mocs 11/15/2019 Picks, Predictions and Odds
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South Alabama Jaguars vs Chattanooga Mocs 11/15/2019 – The Chattanooga Mocs (2-1) will play host to the South Alabama Jaguars (2-1) on Friday at the McKenzie Arena on Friday, November 15, 7:00 pm ET. College basketball odds favor the Jaguars in this game despite losing their previous encounter against No22 Auburn. Despite coming over the match as underdogs, the Mocs will go for their third-straight win and inflict more misery against the Jaguars.
South Alabama Jaguars vs Chattanooga Mocs 11/15/2019
South Alabama Jaguars
The Jaguars are coming off a tough 69-70 loss against Auburn to halt their two-game winning streak. South Alabama fell short of their comeback from eight points down at the half, as they succumbed to a last-second layup by Tigers freshman Isaac Okoro. Fourth-year guard Alex Fox top-scored for the Jaguars with 23 points on 9-of-17 shooting from the field. The 6-foot-4 senior buried three triples and sank two free throws. Fox completed a double-double by grabbing 10 rebounds in 39 minutes of action. Josh Ajayi contributed 15 markers a game after he exploded for 30 points. The 6-foot-6 Ajayi provided an efficient stat line by registering nine boards and three dimes in 28 minutes of play despite being hobbled with four fouls. The South Alabama Jaguars defense forced 11 turnovers and had more shots from the field but they still succumbed to a more determined Auburn five.
Players to watch: Josh Ajayi (19.3 PPG, 9.7 RPG, 2.7 APG, 1.3 BPG); Alex Fox (16.3 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 1.0 APG, 1.7 SPG); Chad Lott (11.0 PPG, 5.3 RPG, 1.0 APG, 1.7 SPG); Trhae Mitchell (10.7 PPG, 4.0 RPG, 2.0 APG, 2.3 SPG)
The Mocs gained their second-straight win as they came from behind to beat Troy, 74-68. Matt Ryan starred for Chattanooga with 21 points, four rebounds, five assists and two steals in 7-of-16 shooting from the field. The 6-foot-7 senior buried four triples and made three of four attempts from the foul line in 34 minutes of action. David Jean-Baptiste provided his third-straight double-figure game with 13 points. The third-year guard was the king of swipes for this game as he had four steals to go along with two rebounds and two assists in 34 minutes of action. Jean-Baptiste’s steal output tied the swipes produced by the Trojans in the match. They had a better free-throw clip, connecting 15 of 24 shots for 62.5 percent and forced Troy to commit 16 turnovers. The Mocs torched the perimeter, burying 11 three-pointers in 34 attempts.
Players to watch: Matt Ryan (15.7 PPG, 4.7 RPG, 2.7 APG, 1.3 SPG); David Jean-Baptiste (14.0 PPG, 3.7 RPG, 1.3 APG, 1.7 SPG), Rod Johnson (9.7 PPG, 7.7 RPG, 2.0 APG); Maurice Commander (7.3 PPG, 2.0 RPG, 3.7 APG)
South Alabama Jaguars vs Chattanooga Mocs Betting Predictions
South Alabama Jaguars
South Alabama is 4-2 ATS in their previous six outings.
Chattanooga is 2-4 ATS in their last six games.
South Alabama Jaguars vs Chattanooga Mocs Betting Picks
The Jaguars are favored to secure their third victory over the Mocs. According to How To Bet On Basketball Games in Vegas, Chattanooga is expected to lose this encounter despite coming off with two morale-boosting victories. Matt Ryan and the rest of the Mocs would have to dig deep if they are seeking to upset the Jaguars, who have four players capable of scoring twin digits led by Josh Ajayi and Alex Fox.
Moneyline: South Alabama is slightly favored in this matchup and owns the Moneyline of -200 while Chattanooga is given +170. The Jaguars are the safer bet in this game.
ATS: Chattanooga will be given a +4.5 across the spread on this game against South Alabama.
Totals: Both teams are going at 137.5 with the Jaguars going over while the Mocs are going under.
Score Prediction: 73-64, Jaguars.