Monmouth Hawks vs. Marist Red Foxes - 1/24/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marist Red Foxes (4-13) at Monmouth Hawks (14-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Multipurpose Activity Center)
The Line: Monmouth Hawks -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Marist Red Foxes will travel to play the Monmouth Hawks in a MAAC game on Sunday.
The Monmouth Hawks are 14-5 (6-2) and are coming off of a loss to Manhattan by a score of 78-71. Monmouth has won 5 of their last 6 games and is tied for 2nd in the MAAC standings. Monmouth’s conference losses were against Manhattan and Canisius. Monmouth is averaging 80.7 points per game while giving up 74.7 points per game. Monmouth is also averaging 38.6 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. Justin Robinson is averaging 20.2 points per game and 3.6 assists per game for Monmouth. Micah Seaborn is averaging 12.6 points per game and 3.2 rebounds per game for the Hawks. Monmouth is shooting 76.5% on free throws, 38.3% on three-pointers, and 44.7% on all field goal attempts.
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The Marist Red Foxes are 4-13 (1-7) and are coming off of a loss to Fairfield by a score of 88-76. Marist has lost 7 games in a row and is currently in last place of the MAAC standings. Marist plays poor defense, which has led to their long losing streak. Marist is averaging 72.9 points per game while giving up 80.1 points per game. Marist is also averaging 31.5 rebounds per game and 11.9 assists per game. Khallid Hart is averaging 22.4 points per game and 2.5 rebounds per game for Marist. Brian Parker is averaging 16.5 points per game and 5.5 rebounds per game for the Red Foxes. Marist is shooting 71.5% on free throws, 37% on three-pointers, and 42.9% on all field goal attempts.
Marist is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games. Marist is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 Sunday games. The over is 6-0 in Marist’s last 6 road games. Monmouth is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games. Monmouth is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 conference games. The under is 6-1 in Monmouth’s last 7 Sunday games. The road team is 4-0 ATS in these two teams last 4 meetings.
Marist has been playing very poorly this season, while Monmouth is towards the top of the MAAC. Monmouth is averaging over 80 points per game and will be hungry to get back into the win column after their last loss. Monmouth should win this game, and I think they will blow out the Red Foxes.