Marist vs. Saint Peter's - 2/27/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Peter's Peacocks (13-16) at Marist Red Foxes (5-23)
College Basketball: Friday, February 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm (McCann Field House)
The Line: Marist Red Foxes +3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks and Marist Red Foxes play Friday night at the McCann Arena.
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks have split their last six games and play their last road contest. On the season, Saint Peter’s is averaging 60.9 points on 40.6 percent shooting and is allowing 60.8 points on 40.1 percent shooting. Marvin Dominique is averaging 14.2 points and 7.5 rebounds while Desi Washington is averaging 13.7 points and 3.8 rebounds. Trevis Wyche is dishing 3.6 assists and Quadir Welton is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Saint Peter’s Peacocks have four players averaging at least seven points, and they’re shooting 65.5 percent from the line and 34 percent from downtown. Defensively, Saint Peter’s is allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in five of its last six games.
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The Marist Red Foxes need a win to snap a five-game losing streak. On the season, Marist is averaging 60.8 points on 39.5 percent shooting and is allowing 68.8 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Chavaughn Lewis is averaging 20.2 points and 4.8 rebounds while Khallid Hart is averaging 15.5 points and 1.8 assists. Phillip Lawrence is grabbing 4.1 rebounds and Eric Truog is shooting 50.8 percent from the field. The Marist Red Foxes have four players averaging at least 8.1 points, and they’re shooting 70.8 percent from the line and 30.7 percent from deep. Defensively, Marist is allowing 34.3 percent shooting from deep and has given up 67 or more points in five of its last seven games.
The Peacocks are 12-27-1 ATS in their last 40 games following a ATS loss and 16-34-1 ATS in their last 51 games following a S.U. loss. The Red Foxes are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a ATS loss and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 home games. The Peacocks are 0-4 ATS in the last 4 meetings in Marist and 0-8 ATS in the last 8 meetings overall.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks haven't covered the spread in the last eight meetings between these two teams. I don't know about you, but that's the type of trend I stay away from. Give me the points and the home team.