Saint Peter's vs. Marist - 1/17/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marist Red Foxes (4-11) at Saint Peter's Peacocks (6-8)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Yanitelli Center)
The Line: Saint Peter's Peacocks -8 -- Over/Under: 135.5 See the Latest Odds
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks and Marist Red Foxes face off on Sunday in college basketball action.
The St. Peter’s Peacocks are 6-8 this season and they have won two of their last three games. St. Peter’s is averaging 67.5 points and they are shooting 42 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.5 points and their opponents are shooting 42.7 percent. Antwon Portley leads the Peacocks averaging 14.8 points per game. Trevis Wyche is averaging 11.9 points, Quadir Welton is averaging 10.3 points and 7.3 rebounds, and Chazz Patterson is averaging 8.6 points. St. Peter’s is 3-2 at home this season.
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The Marist Red Foxes are 4-11 this season and they have lost their last five games. Marist is averaging 73.1 points per game and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 79.9 points and their opponents are shooting 46.6 percent. Khallid Hart leads the Red Foxes averaging 22.7 points per game. Brian Parker is averaging 16.5 points and 5.2 rebounds, Kristinn Palsson is averaging 8.7 points, and Isaiah Lamb is averaging 7.8 points. Marist is 2-5 on the road this season.
Saint Peter’s is 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, 10-4 against the spread in their last 14 games, and 1-4 against the spread following a win. Marist is 5-0 against the spread in their last five road games, 5-1 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 4-1 against the spread on the road against a team with a winning home record. Marist has covered the point spread in nine of their last 10 games against St. Peter’s.
This is a lot of points to be laying with a bad team so my pick here is Marist.