Monmouth at Fairfield
|Date & Time||Saturday February 9, 2019, 1:00 PM (EST)|
Webster Bank Arena
Fairfield -3 / over-under: 131
Saturday college basketball brings us to the MAAC where the Fairfield Stags host the Monmouth Hawks.
The Monmouth Hawks have taken over first in the MAAC after a 53-51 victory at Saint Peter’s gave the team a third consecutive win.
This was close throughout with Saint Peter’s holding a 38.1%-29.8% shooting edge but Monmouth won by hitting 12 more free throws.
Marcus McClary was the top scorer for the Hawks with 13 points and four pulls with Diago Quinn adding ten points and three yanks.
Monmouth saw nine points and eight rebounds from Nick Rutherford followed by Mustapha Traore with nine points and four boards.
The Fairfield Stags are looking for more scoring punch after falling 61-50 at Siena on Monday as a 4.5 point underdog.
Fairfield trailed 38-32 at the halfway mark but couldn’t comeback with 18 second half points behind 40.8% from the field and one foul shot.
Landon Taliaferro was the Stags top weapon with 14 points with Wassef Metnani adding 12 points and seven rebounds.
Fairfield received seven points and three yanks from Jonathan Kasibabu followed by Taj Benning and Jason Cruz netting five points with nine boards.
Monmouth Hawks are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 games overall and Monmouth Hawks are 7-2 ATS in their last 9 vs. Metro Atlantic Athletic.
Fairfield Stags are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall and Fairfield Stags are 2-6-1 ATS in their last 9 vs. Metro Atlantic Athletic.
Favorite is 7-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings and Monmouth
Hawks are 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Monmouth is playing well and in first so I’m taking the points…