Monmouth vs. Marist - 2/16/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Marist Red Foxes (5-20) at Monmouth Hawks (14-12)
College Basketball: Monday, February 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Multipurpose Activity Center)
The Line: Monmouth Hawks -9.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Marist Red Foxes and Monmouth Hawks meet Monday at the Multipurpose Activity Center.
The Marist Red Foxes look to stay hot with wins in four of their last six games. On the season, Marist is averaging 60.6 points on 40 percent shooting and is allowing 68.8 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Chavaughn Lewis is averaging 20.5 points and 4.8 rebounds while Khallid Hart is averaging 15.9 points and 1.6 assists. Phillip Lawrence is grabbing four rebounds and T.J. Curry is shooting 37.9 percent from the field. The Marist Red Foxes have four players averaging at least eight points, and they’re shooting 72.2 percent from the line and 31.1 percent from downtown. Defensively, Marist is allowing 34.3 percent shooting from beyond the arc and has given up 67 or less points in five of its last six games.
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The Monmouth Hawks hope to get back on track after splitting their last six games. On the season, Monmouth is averaging 64.4 points on 43 percent shooting and is allowing 63.4 points on 39.7 percent shooting. Justin Robinson is averaging 12.7 points and 3.9 assists while Deon Jones is averaging 11.8 points and 4.6 rebounds. Brice Kofane is grabbing 5.7 rebounds and Max DiLeo is shooting 38.6 percent from the field. The Monmouth Hawks have five players averaging at least six points, and they’re shooting 73.2 percent from the line and 33.2 percent from downtown. Defensively, Monmouth is allowing 33.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 64 or less points in five of its last eight games.
The Red Foxes are 6-2 ATS in their last 8 road games and 5-14 ATS in their last 19 Monday games.
While Marist is playing its ball of the season at the moment, there's no denying that Monmouth is head and shoulders the better team here. Monmouth should win this game rather easily, especially considering the Red Foxes are just 2-11 SU this season away from home. Give me the Hawks by double digits.