Saint Peter's Peacocks vs. Fairfield Stags MAAC Tournament Pick, Odds, Prediction 3/6/14
Fairfield Stags (7-24) at Saint Peter's Peacocks (13-16)
College Basketball: Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm (MassMutual Center)
The Line: Saint Peter's Peacocks -1.5 -- Over/Under: 121.5 See the Latest Odds
The St. Peter’s Peacocks and the Fairfield Stags face off on Thursday in Springfield in the first round of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament.
The St. Peter’s Peacocks have won their last four games and six of their last eight to finish in sixth place in the MAAC. St. Peter’s is 9-11 in the MAAC and 5-11 away from home this season. Marvin Dominique is averaging 16.9 points and 8.8 rebounds to lead the Peacocks. Desi Washington is averaging 13.6 points, Trevis Wyche is averaging 8.3 points, and Chris Burke is averaging 7.2 points. St. Peter’s is averaging 63.4 points and they are shooting 40.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.8 points and their opponents are shooting 41.8 percent. St. Peter’s played the 231st ranked schedule in the nation.
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The Fairfield Stags are coming off of a win in their season finale but they lost five of their last seven games this season. Fairfield is 4-16 in the MAAC and 3-15 in games played away from home. Marcus Gilbert leads the Stags averaging 14.1 points and 5.2 rebounds per game. Maurice Barrow is averaging 14 points and 5.1 rebounds, K.J. Rose is averaging 8.1 points, and Coleman Johnson is averaging 5.6 points. Fairfield is averaging 63.5 points and they are shooting 39.7 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.6 percent. Fairfield as a win over Manhattan on January 18th which was the highlight of the year.
St. Peter’s is 6-2 against the spread in their last eight neutral site games, 1-4 against the spread in their last five games, and 9-21 against the spread against a team with a losing record. Fairfield is 1-7 against the spread in their last eight neutral site games, 5-0 against the spread against a team with a losing record, and 2-8 against the spread following a win.
My free pick in this one will be on the total which looks to be too low so I like the over. My stronger pick is on who will cover the spread and I will post that in the Premium Area as well as on the App.
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