Lenard and Middle Tennessee host Chattanooga

Chattanooga Mocs (7-3) at Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (7-3, 1-0 C-USA)

Murfreesboro, Tennessee; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Middle Tennessee -5; over/under is 138

BOTTOM LINE: Middle Tennessee hosts the Chattanooga Mocs after Teafale Lenard scored 20 points in Middle Tennessee’s 85-75 overtime victory against the Belmont Bruins.

The Blue Raiders have gone 3-0 at home. Middle Tennessee ranks third in C-USA in team defense, giving up 62.9 points while holding opponents to 41.9% shooting.

The Mocs have gone 2-2 away from home. Chattanooga ranks sixth in the SoCon with 9.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Khristion Courseault averaging 1.7.

TOP PERFORMERS: DeAndre Dishman is scoring 12.2 points per game and averaging 5.8 rebounds for the Blue Raiders. Eli Lawrence is averaging 10.0 points and 3.7 rebounds while shooting 40.2% for Middle Tennessee.

Jake Stephens is averaging 21.4 points, 9.5 rebounds and 2.1 blocks for the Mocs. Jamal Johnson is averaging 10.7 points for Chattanooga.


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