Fairfield vs. Saint Peter's - 12/28/17 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Saint Peter's Peacocks (6-5) at Fairfield Stags (5-6)
College Basketball: Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 7:00 pm (Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard)
The Line: Fairfield Stags -3 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Saint Peter's Peacocks and Fairfield Stags meet Thursday in college basketball action at the Webster Bank Arena.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks look for another victory after winning five of their last seven games. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are averaging 66.5 points on 40.9 percent shooting and allowing 67.2 points on 41 percent shooting. Nick Griffin is averaging 15.8 points and 2.8 rebounds while Davauhnte Turner is averaging 11.5 points and 2.5 assists. Sam Idowu is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Quinn Taylor is dishing 1.7 assists. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are shooting 32.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.8 percent from the free throw line. The Saint Peter's Peacocks are allowing 29.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30 rebounds per game. The Saint Peter's Peacocks have lost four of their last six road games.
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The Fairfield Stags need a victory here to get back to a .500 record. The Fairfield Stags are averaging 72.4 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 75.5 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Tyler Nelson is averaging 21 points and 3.2 assists while Ferron Flavors Jr. is averaging 11.6 points and 2.8 assists. Jesus Cruz is dishing 1.4 assists and Matija Milin is grabbing 4.8 rebounds. The Fairfield Stags are shooting 31 percent from beyond the arc and 73 percent from the free throw line. The Fairfield Stags are allowing 37.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.8 rebounds per game. The Fairfield Stags have won three of their last four home games.
The Peacocks are 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games, 21-7 ATS in their last 28 road games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The Stags are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games vs. a team with a losing road record and 5-0 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The Peacocks are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Fairfield, 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings and the under is 7-1 in the last 8 meetings in Fairfield.
The Saint Peter's Peacocks haven't played well on the road this season and are really challenged on the offensive end. The Fairfield Stags have had their most success on their home court and will have the advantage here in the scoring department. The home team has also won seven of the last 10 meetings between these two clubs. Give me Fairfield and the small line at home.