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Furman vs. Chattanooga,
01/07/2017 17:00 EDT,
Score: 64 - 80
Point Spread: +9/-106 Furman
Play on Furman Saturday 4:00 PM EST
I like Furman here with the points. Chattanooga has a good team, but they haven’t played up to par this year in my opinion. Furman returns 4 starters from last year and have a team that has plenty of continuity. They have played 2 good teams in Michigan and Georgia close this year, only losing by 6 points to each. Furman plays at a pretty slow tempo and defensively they are one of the best as their opponent’s average over 18 seconds per possession. This year Furman is shooting the ball much better and not turning it over as much. Devin Sibley is a guy for Furman to watch here. He can shoot the 3 ball and go to the rack and make free throws. Sibley should be able to keep Furman in this game with his offensive skills.
Chattanooga has not been shooting the 3 ball as good this year and they have been terrible on the defensive side getting rebounds. They run a slower tempo also and this should be a slower paced game giving more value to the underdog in Furman.
Furman has covered the last 4 meetings. They have won 2 of those straight up. The two losses came by 8 and 3 points. Furman is 4-0 ATS as a true road this year. They have performed well in this price range as an underdog. Im expecting a close game as Chattanooga is just not hitting on all cylinders right now.