Chattanooga vs. Western Carolina College Basketball PRO Report: Sharps Striking Wednesday Night’s Spread
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- There is a new favorite in Wednesday's Chattanooga-Western Carolina college-basketball showdown.
- Take a look at how sharp money has shifted the spread below.
College Basketball Odds: Chattanooga vs. Western Carolina
|Western Carolina Odds||-1.5|
|Time | Channel||7 p.m. ET | ESPN+|
Our College Basketball PRO Report aims to track and summarize a handful of key factors that point to betting value.
The report treats every game similarly, with little regard for how “big” or “high profile” a matchup is — all that matters is value.
While scrolling through this tool, I couldn’t help but notice tonight’s Chattanooga vs. Western Carolina matchup lighting up with value, and more importantly, the betting market agrees.
Here’s the smart way to approach this Wednesday night college basketball game.
College Basketball Picks: Chattanooga vs. Western Carolina
Chattanooga opened as a 1-point favorite against Western Carolina. However, two separate waves of sharp money have flipped Western Carolina to -1.5 (click here for live college basketball odds).
Wiseguys have also been willing to drop big bucks on the Catamounts, which coincides with our sharp action triggers and the corresponding line movement we’ve seen across the market.
Western Carolina has attracted an overwhelming 80% of the money on a slight majority (55%) of spread betting tickets, leaving oddsmakers no choice but to flip the Catamounts from short underdogs to short favorites.
History pegs Western Carolina as a smart bet as well. WCU has not performed well against the spread (ATS) this season, which is the crux of our Poor ATS vs. Good ATS Team PRO System.
Teams with poor ATS records facing conference opponents with winning ATS records have been undervalued historically, producing a 1,847-1,506-78 (55%) win rate since 2005.
PRO Report Pick: Western Carolina -1.5