Saint Peter's vs. Monmouth - 2/19/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Monmouth Hawks (15-12) at Saint Peter's Peacocks (13-14)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Yanitelli Center)
The Line: Saint Peter's Peacocks -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Monmouth Hawks and Saint Peter’s Peacocks meet Thursday at the Yanitelli Center.
The Monmouth Hawks hope to keep things rolling with wins in four of their last six games. On the season, Monmouth is averaging 64.6 points on 43.3 percent shooting and is allowing 63.5 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Justin Robinson is averaging 13 points and 3.9 assists while Deon Jones is averaging 12 points and 4.6 rebounds. Brice Kofane is grabbing 5.9 rebounds and Collin Stewart is shooting 43.4 percent from the field. The Monmouth Hawks have four players averaging at least 6.1 points, and they’re shooting 73.1 percent from the line and 34.2 percent from downtown. Defensively, Monmouth is allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four of its last six games.
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks hope to get back to .500 after splitting their last 10 games. On the season, Saint Peter’s is averaging 61.7 points on 41.1 percent shooting and is allowing 60.8 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Marvin Dominique is averaging 14.7 points and 7.6 rebounds while Desi Washington is averaging 13.7 points and 4.1 rebounds. Quadir Welton is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Tyler Gaskins is shooting 40.9 percent from the field. The Saint Peter’s Peacocks have four players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 65.8 percent from the line and 32.9 percent from downtown. Defensively, Saint Peter’s is allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in six of its last eight games.
The Hawks are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Peacocks are 10-29-1 ATS in their last 40 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hawks are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
In a game between two subpar teams, I have to go with the home team and the small chalk. Besides, the Peacocks have covered four of their last five games.