Marist Red Foxes vs. Fairfield Stags - 1/22/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fairfield Stags (9-9) at Marist Red Foxes (4-12)
College Basketball: Friday, January 22, 2016 at 7:00 pm (McCann Field House)
The Line: Marist Red Foxes 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Fairfield Stags will travel to play the Marist Red Foxes in a MAAC game on Friday.
The Marist Red Foxes are 4-12 (1-6) and are coming off of a loss to Saint Peter’s by a score of 76-67. Marist has lost 6 games in a row and is sitting in last place of the MAAC standings. Marist is averaging 72.7 points per game while giving up 79.6 points per game. Marist is also averaging 31.6 rebounds per game and 11.7 assists per game. Khallid Hart is averaging 22.8 points per game and 2.7 rebounds per game for Marist. Brian Parker is averaging 16.5 points per game and 5.4 rebounds per game for the Red Foxes. Marist is shooting 71.7% on free throws, 37% on three-pointers, and 43.1% on all field goal attempts.
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The Fairfield Stags are 9-9 (3-5) and are coming off of a loss to Saint Peter’s by a score of 77-71. Fairfield has lost 3 of their last 5 games and is currently tied for 7th place in the MAAC standings. Fairfield is averaging 78.2 points per game while giving up 80.2 points per game. Fairfield is also averaging 35.1 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per game. Marcus Gilbert is averaging 18.9 points per game and 5.2 rebounds per game for Fairfield. Tyler Nelson is averaging 15.1 points per game and 3.5 assists per game for the Stags. Fairfield is shooting 72.5% on free throws, 36.4% on three-pointers, and 44.4% on all field goal attempts.
Fairfield is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games. Fairfield is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 conference games. The over is 4-1 in Fairfield’s last 5 Friday games. Marist is 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 home games. Marist is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following an ATS loss. The over is 9-1 in Marist’s last 10 games. The home team is 5-1 ATS in these two teams last 6 meetings.
Marist has really struggled in conference play, but will be at home for this contest. Fairfield has been a little better in conference play and will have the rebounding advantage in this game. Both teams don’t play defense that well, so this should be a high scoring game. With Marist’s recent struggles, I am going to take Fairfield here.