Canisius vs. Monmouth - 2/14/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds & Prediction

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Monmouth Hawks at Canisius Golden Griffins

Friday, February 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM (Koessler Athletic Center)

Canisius Golden Griffins -1.5

TV: ESPN3

The Monmouth Hawks and Canisius Golden Griffins meet Friday in college basketball action at the Koessler Athletic Center.

The Monmouth Hawks need a win after losing three of their last four games. The Monmouth Hawks are averaging 70 points on 40.3 percent shooting and allowing 70.9 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Deion Hammond is averaging 16.6 points and 2.9 rebounds while Ray Salnave is averaging 14.7 points and 4.7 rebounds. Mustapha Traore is grabbing 5.4 rebounds and Marcus McClary is dishing 1.2 assists. The Monmouth Hawks are shooting 34.6 percent from beyond the arc and 73.9 percent from the free throw line. The Monmouth Hawks are allowing 35 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31 rebounds per game. The Monmouth Hawks have lost four of their last six road games.

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The Canisius Golden Griffins need a win after losing five of their last six games. The Canisius Golden Griffins are averaging 69.1 points on 44.4 percent shooting and allowing 70.9 points on 44.8 percent shooting. Malik Johnson is averaging 13.1 points and 6.1 rebounds while Majesty Brandon is averaging 13 points and 1.3 assists. Scott Hitchon is dishing one assist and Jalanni White is grabbing three rebounds. The Canisius Golden Griffins are shooting 29.6 percent from beyond the arc and 69.4 percent from the free throw line. The Canisius Golden Griffins are allowing 33.8 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 29.8 rebounds per game. The Canisius Golden Griffins have split their last six home games.

The favorite is 6-1 ATS in the last 7 meetings.

The Monmouth Hawks lose on the road by an average of 9.3 points while shooting 38.7 percent from the field. The Canisius Golden Griffins are playing awful basketball heading into this matchup, but home is the one place where they actually have success and they're due for a cover as a favorite considering they're 0-6 ATS when laying points. Give me the home team in this near toss up. 

Randy’s Pick Canisius Golden Griffins -1.5

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a Sports Chat Place site consensus.