VMI faces Chattanooga on 5-game slide

VMI Keydets (5-11, 0-3 SoCon) at Chattanooga Mocs (9-7, 1-2 SoCon)

Chattanooga, Tennessee; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Chattanooga -15.5; over/under is 147

BOTTOM LINE: VMI aims to stop its five-game slide with a victory against Chattanooga.

The Mocs have gone 5-2 in home games. Chattanooga leads the SoCon with 26.3 defensive rebounds per game led by Jake Stephens averaging 8.2.

The Keydets are 0-3 against conference opponents. VMI ranks ninth in the SoCon scoring 26.6 points per game in the paint led by Taeshaud Jackson averaging 7.0.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Stephens is averaging 20.4 points, 10.3 rebounds, 3.8 assists and 2.5 blocks for the Mocs. Jamal Johnson is averaging 13.8 points over the last 10 games for Chattanooga.

Sean Conway is averaging 14.9 points and 6.1 rebounds for the Keydets. Asher Woods is averaging 14.3 points over the last 10 games for VMI.

LAST 10 GAMES: Mocs: 6-4, averaging 78.3 points, 34.7 rebounds, 16.1 assists, 6.5 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 44.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 69.6 points per game.

Keydets: 4-6, averaging 75.6 points, 32.1 rebounds, 13.1 assists, 6.7 steals and 1.4 blocks per game while shooting 45.6% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.8 points.

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