Monmouth vs. Fairfield - 1/18/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fairfield Stags (6-11) at Monmouth Hawks (8-9)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 4:30 pm (Multipurpose Activity Center)
The Line: Monmouth Hawks -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Monmouth Hawks and the Fairfield Stags face off on Sunday in MAAC college basketball action.
The Monmouth Hawks are 8-9 this season and have lost two of their last three games. Monmouth is averaging 63.4 points and they are shooting 42.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 63.1 points and their opponents are shooting 39.2 percent. Justin Robinson leads the Hawks averaging 12.4 points per game. Deon Jones is averaging 11.4 points, Andrew Nicholas is averaging 9.0 points, and Brice Kofane is averaging 6.8 points and 5.8 rebounds. Monmouth is 3-5 at home this season and 5-2 in MAAC play.
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The Fairfield Stags are 5-11 this season and they have won two of their last three games. Fairfield is averaging 61.2 points and they are shooting 39.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.1 points and their opponents are shooting 45.8 percent. Marcus Gilbert leads the Stags averaging 15.1 points per game. Tyler Nelson is averaging 7.8 points, Amadou Sidibe is averaging 7.4 points and 7.7 rebounds, and Mike Kirkland Jr. is averaging 7.2 points. Fairfield is 2-4 on the road and 3-3 in MAAC play.
Monmouth is 6-1 against the spread following a loss, 5-2 against the spread against the MAAC, 1-4 against the spread in their last five home games. Fairfield is 10-3-1 against the spread in their last 14 road games, 1-4-1 against the spread in their last six games, and 4-11-1 against the spread following a win.
This is just too many points for teams this bad so my play here is on Fairfield.