Canisius Golden Griffins vs. Monmouth Hawks - 12/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Monmouth Hawks (4-2) at Canisius Golden Griffins (2-3)
College Basketball: Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Koessler Center)
The Line: Canisius Golden Griffins +1 -- Over/Under: 153 See the Latest Odds
The Canisius Golden Griffins and the Monmouth Hawks face off on Friday in college basketball action.
The Canisius Golden Griffins are 2-3 this season and they have lost their last two games. Canisius is averaging 87.8 points and they are shooting 44.5 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 84.4 points and their opponents are shooting 46.4 percent. Malcolm McMillan leads the Golden Griffins averaging 23.6 points per game. Jermaine Crumpton is averaging 14 points and 5.5 rebounds, Kassius Robertson is averaging 13.4 points, and Phil Valenti is averaging 13.4 points and 7.0 rebounds. Canisius hasn’t been able to step it up against the better teams.
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The Monmouth Hawks are 4-2 this season and they are one of the better teams in the nation this season. Monmouth is averaging 79.8 points and they are shooting 41.4 percent from the floor whole defensively they are allowing 78.3 points and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent. Justin Robinson leads the Hawks averaging 24.8 points per game. Micah Seaborn is averaging 13.8 points, Collin Stewart is averaging 9.7 points, and Deon Jones is averaging 8.2 points and 7.7 rebounds. Monmouth has played one of the toughest schedules in the nation.
Canisius is 5-1 against the spread after scoring more than 90 points in their previous game and 3-7 against the MAAC. Monmouth is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 7-2 against the spread in their last nine road games, and 5-2 against the spread following a win. Monmouth has covered the point spread in the last four meetings with Canisius.
This line looks very fishy but I will take the bait ad take Monmouth laying the small number.