Monmouth vs. Saint Peter's - 1/30/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Peter's Peacocks (8-10) at Monmouth Hawks (16-5)
College Basketball: Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Multipurpose Activity Center)
The Line: Monmouth Hawks -13.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Peter's Peacocks and Monmouth Hawks meet Saturday night at the Multipurpose Activity Center.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks look for consistency after splitting their last 10 games. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are averaging 66.7 points on 41.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.9 points on 42.2 percent shooting. Antwon Portley is averaging 14.8 points and 2.7 rebounds while Trevis Wyche is averaging 12.9 points and 4.7 assists. Quadir Welton is the third double-digit scorer and Chazz Patterson is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are shooting 33.4 percent from beyond the arc and 65.7 percent from the free throw line. The Peacocks are allowing 35.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Saint Peter's Peacocks have lost 10 of their last 14 road games.
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The Monmouth Hawks look to stay hot after winning seven of their last eight games. The Monmouth Hawks are averaging 80.1 points on 44.2 percent shooting and allowing 73.5 points on 38.6 percent shooting. Justin Robinson is averaging 20.2 points and 3.5 assists while Micah Seaborn is averaging 12.3 points and three rebounds. Deon Jones is the third double-digit scorer and Josh James is dishing 1.6 assists. The Monmouth Hawks are shooting 37.6 percent from beyond the arc and 76.8 percent from the free throw line. The Hawks are allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 39 rebounds per game. The Monmouth Hawks have won six straight home games.
The Peacocks are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Hawks are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games vs. a team with a losing straight up record. The Peacocks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Monmouth continues to gain confidence and has been playing really good ball all season on the defensive end. Saint Peter's is already a team that struggles to put the ball in the hoop. This one could get ugly.