Siena Saints vs. Monmouth Hawks - 2/1/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Monmouth Hawks (17-5) at Siena Saints (15-7)
College Basketball: Monday, February 1, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Times Union Center)
The Line: Siena Saints 0 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Monmouth Hawks will travel to play the Siena Saints in a MAAC game on Monday.
The Siena Saints are 15-7 (8-3) and are coming off of a win against Marist by a score of 77-66. Siena has won 4 games in a row and is currently tied for 2nd in the MAAC standings. Siena is averaging 77.5 points per game while giving up 72.3 points per game. Siena is also averaging 39.9 rebounds per game and 14.2 assists per game. Brett Bisping is averaging 15.7 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game for Siena. Javion Ogunyemi is averaging 13.5 points per game and 6.5 rebounds per game for the Saints. Siena is shooting 70.9% on free throws, 35.8% on three-pointers, and 46.4% on all field goal attempts.
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The Monmouth Hawks are 17-5 (9-2) and are coming off of a win against St. Peter’s by a score of 73-57. Monmouth has won 3 games in a row and is currently 1st in the MAAC standings. Monmouth is averaging 79.8 points per game while giving up 72.7 points per game. Monmouth is also averaging 38.3 rebounds per game and 12.3 assists per game. Justin Robinson is averaging 20.1 points per game and 3.6 assists per game for Monmouth. Micah Seaborn is averaging 11.9 points per game and 2.9 rebounds per game for the Hawks. Monmouth is shooting 76.9% on free throws, 37.7% on three-pointers, and 44.4% on all field goal attempts.
Monmouth defeated Siena by a score of 85-69 on January 18th. Monmouth led by 5 points at halftime and pulled away with a big second half. Javion Ogunyemi led Siena with 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Justin Robinson led Monmouth with 23 points and 4 assists. Monmouth was out rebounded by Siena by a total of 44-30, but was able to add 12 assists in their victory.
Monmouth is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games. Monmouth is 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games following a win. The under is 4-0 in Monmouth’s last 4 games. Siena is 6-1-1 ATS in their last 8 home games. Siena is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Monday games. The under is 7-1 in Siena’s last 8 home games.
Siena has been very impressive in conference play and will look for a huge win against the number one team in the conference. Monmouth has been solid all season long and is averaging about 80 points per game. Siena has the shooting and rebounding advantage in this matchup. With the way Siena has been playing, I am going with them at home.