Quinnipiac vs. Monmouth - 2/5/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Monmouth Hawks (12-11) at Quinnipiac Bobcats (11-10)
College Basketball: Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm (TD Bank Sports Center)
The Line: Quinnipiac Bobcats -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Monmouth Hawks and Quinnipiac Bobcats meet Thursday at the TD Bank Sports Center.
The Monmouth Hawks have won four of their last six games and are chasing a MAAC title. On the season, Monmouth is averaging 65 points on 43.5 percent shooting and is allowing 64 points on 39.9 percent shooting. Justin Robinson is averaging 12.9 points and 3.7 assists while Deon Jones is averaging 11.9 points and 4.7 rebounds. Brice Kofane is grabbing 5.6 rebounds and Andrew Nicholas is shooting 35.9 percent from the field. The Monmouth Hawks have six players averaging at least 5.7 points, and they’re shooting 72.9 percent from the line and 33.5 percent from downtown. Defensively, Monmouth is allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and has given up 62 or less points in five of its last eight games.
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The Quinnipiac Bobcats look to stay above water after splitting their last 10 games. On the season, Quinnipiac is averaging 69.2 points on 39.5 percent shooting and is allowing 67.4 points on 40.2 percent shooting. Zaid Hearst is averaging 20.3 points and 2.4 assists while Ousmane Drame is averaging 14.6 points and 10.7 rebounds. Evan Conti is dishing 2.6 assists and Justin Harris is gabbing 6.4 rebounds. The Quinnipiac Bobcats have six players averaging at least 5.1 points, and they’re shooting 77.9 percent from the line and 29.2 percent from deep. Defensively, Quinnipiac is allowing 34.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in six of its last eight games.
The Hawks are 8-3 ATS in their last 11 road games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 vs. Metro Atlantic Athletic. The Bobcats are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 vs. Metro Atlantic Athletic and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The road team is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
Both teams are on a bit of a roll right now but Monmouth has won six of its last seven road games. I think the wrong team is favored in this spot.