Monmouth Hawks vs. Siena Saints - 1/18/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Siena Saints (11-6) at Monmouth Hawks (13-4)
College Basketball: Monday, January 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm (Multipurpose Activity Center)
The Line: Monmouth Hawks -8 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Siena Saints will travel to play the Monmouth Hawks in a MAAC game on Monday.
The Monmouth Hawks are 13-4 (5-1) and are coming off of a win against Iona by a score of 110-102. Monmouth has won their last 4 games, and is 2nd in the MAAC standings. Monmouth’s last victory was against Iona, who is in 1st place in the MAAC. Monmouth is averaging 81 points per game while giving up 74.9 points per game. Monmouth is also averaging 39.1 rebounds per game and 12.6 assists per game. Justin Robinson is averaging 20.6 points per game and 3.4 assists per game for Monmouth. Micah Seaborn is averaging 13.4 points per game and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Hawks. Monmouth is shooting 76.8% on free throws, 38.4% on three-pointers, and 44.5% on all field goal attempts.
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The Siena Saints are 11-6 (4-2) and are coming off of a win against Quinnipiac by a score of 64-52. Siena has won 6 of their last 8 games and has started conference play strong. Siena is averaging 77.4 points per game while giving up 72.9 points per game. Siena is also averaging 40.5 rebounds per game and 13.4 assists per game. Brett Bisping is averaging 15 points per game and 8.5 rebounds per game for Siena. Javion Ogunyemi is averaging 14.1 points per game and 6.5 rebounds per game for the Saints. Siena is shooting 70.2% on free throws, 33.7% on three-pointers, and 45.9% on all field goal attempts.
Siena is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games. Siena is 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 conference games. The over is 5-1 in Siena’s last 6 road games. Monmouth is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 conference games. Monmouth is 9-4 ATS in their last 13 games. The under is 5-1 in Monmouth’s last 6 home games.
Monmouth has been impressive this season, as they are averaging over 80 points per game. Siena has also started conference play strong and has the rebounding advantage. I look for Monmouth to take care of business at home in this matchup.