Saint Peter's vs. Fairfield - 2/7/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Fairfield Stags (6-16) at Saint Peter's Peacocks (10-13)
College Basketball: Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm (Yanitelli Center)
The Line: Saint Peter's Peacocks -8.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Fairfield Stags and Saint Peter’s Peacocks play Saturday at the Yanitelli Center.
The Fairfield Stags hope to get back on track after losing five straight. On the season, Fairfield is averaging 60.8 points on 39.4 percent shooting and is allowing 66.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting. Marcus Gilbert is averaging 16.3 points and 5.3 rebounds while Tyler Nelson is averaging 8.6 points and one assist. Amadou Sidibe is grabbing 7.8 rebounds and Mike Kirkland Jr. is shooting 40.3 percent from the field. The Fairfield Stags have six players averaging at least five points, and they’re shooting 69.5 percent from the line and 31.9 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Fairfield is allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in four of its last six games.
The Saint Peter’s Peacocks have lost six of their last eight games and play for the first time in over a week. On the season, Saint Peter’s is averaging 60.9 points on 40.6 percent shooting and is allowing 60.6 points on 39.3 percent shooting. Desi Washington is averaging 14.5 points and 1.1 assists while Marvin Dominique is averaging 13.7 points and 7.9 rebounds. Quadir Welton is grabbing 5.2 rebounds and Tyler Gaskins is shooting 41.8 percent from the field. The Saint Peter’s Peacocks have five players averaging at least six points, and they’re shooting 64.6 percent from the line and 33.8 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, Saint Peter’s is allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and has given up 68 or less points in four straight games.
The Stags are 11-4-2 ATS in their last 17 road games and 8-2-3 ATS in their last 13 games vs. a team with a losing S.U. record. The Peacocks are 8-29-1 ATS in their last 38 home games and 17-35-1 ATS in their last 53 games following a S.U. loss. The underdog is 3-0-1 ATS in the last 4 meetings.
There's no way I'm laying this much chalk with a Saint Peter's team that can't win games outright. Also, the Stags have been killing the spread on the road this season. Take Fairfield and the points if you feel the need to cap this game.