Fairfieldvs. Monmouth 1/30/15 - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Monmouth Hawks (11-10) at Fairfield Stags (6-14)
College Basketball: Friday, January 30, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard)
The Line: Fairfield Stags +2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fairfield Stags and the Monmouth Hawks face off on Friday at Webster Bank Arena in MAAC college basketball action.
The Fairfield Stags are 6-14 this season and they have lost four of their last five games. Fairfield is averaging 61.3 points and they are shooting 39.7 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 67.9 points ad their opponents are shooting 44.6 percent. Macus Gilbert leads the Stags averaging 15.7 points per game. Tyler Nelson is averaging 8.8 points, Mike Kirkland Jr. is averaging 7.8 points, and Amadou Sidibe is averaging 6.9 points and 7.6 rebounds. Fairfield is 3-7 at home and 4-6 in the MAAC.
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The Monmouth Hawks are 11-10 this season and they are coming off of a loss that ended a three game winning streak. Monmouth is averaging 64.7 points and they are shooting 43.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 63.2 points and their opponents are shooting 39.3 percent. Justin Robinson leads the Hawks averaging 12.6 points per game. Deon Jones is averaging 11.6 points, Andrew Nicholas is averaging 8.4 points, and Brice Kofane is averaging 7.1 points and 5.7 rebounds. Monmouth is 6-5 on the road and 7-3 in the MAAC.
Fairfield is 7-18-1 against the spread in their last 26 home games, 1-4-1 against the spread following a loss, and 0-4-1 against the spread against the MAAC. Monmouth is 6-1-1 against the spread following a loss, 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 road games, and 3-0-1 against the spread following a game that they didn’t cover the point spread.
This looks like a light number for a one sided game so the play here is Monmouth.