Saint Peter's vs. Monmouth - 2/21/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Monmouth Hawks (22-6) at Saint Peter's Peacocks (12-14)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 21, 2016 at 2:00 pm (Yanitelli Center)
The Line: Saint Peter's Peacocks +7.5 -- Over/Under: 139 See the Latest Odds
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks and the Monmouth Hawks face off on Sunday in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference college basketball action.
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks are 12-14 this season and they are coming off of a loss to Quinnipiac that ended a four game winning streak. Saint Peter’s is averaging 65.5 points per game and they are shooting 41.6 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.7 points and their opponents are shooting 41.9 percent. Antwon Portley leads the Peacocks averaging 14.3 points per game. Trevis Wyche is averaging 12.2 points, Quadir Welton is averaging 12.1 points and 8.0 rebounds, and Chazz Patterson is averaging 7.9 points. Saint Peter’s is 8-4 at home and 10-7 in the MAAC.
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The Monmouth Hawks are 22-6 and they are coming off of a loss to Iona that ended an eight game winning streak. Monmouth is averaging 80.4 points per game and they are shooting 44.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 73.1 points and their opponents are shooting 39.3 percent. Justin Robinson leads the Hawks averaging 20.3 points per game. Micah Seaborn is averaging 12.5 points, Deon Jones is averaging 10.4 points and 6.2 rebounds, and Je’lon Hornbeak is averaging 8.5 points. Monmouth is 8-1 at home and 14-3 in MAAC play.
Saint Peter’s is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games, 5-2 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread, and 1-4 against the spread following a loss. Monmouth is 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games, 1-4 against the spread following a double digit home loss, and 4-1 against the spread following a loss.
Monmouth has been terrible against the number but I look for them to win easily here.