Canisius at Monmouth
|Date & Time||Friday February 22, 2019, 7:00 PM (EST)|
OceanFirst Bank Center
West Long Branch, NJ
Monmouth -3.5 / over-under: 136
The Canisius Golden Griffins visit the Monmouth Hawks in a Friday college basketball matchup.
The Canisius Golden Griffins absorbed a 70-65 defeat versus the visiting Manhattan Jaspers as a six point favorite.
Canisius saw their three game winning streak come to an end but are still holding on to first in the MAAC but their grip is tedious with a few weeks remaining in the season.
Jibreel Faulkner was the Golden Griffins top weapon with 20 points and seven rebounds with Takal Molson tossing in 15 points with five pulls.
The twosome of Scott Hitchon and Jonathan Sanks gave Canisius ten points apiece followed by Malik Johnson with eight points and nine assists.
The Monmouth are looking at back to back defeats after a 75-67 loss to Marist on Sunday as a 3.5 point home favorite.
Monmouth had won five in a row but two straight loss have dropped the team from the top four to 6thwith just three games left in the regular season.
Diego Quinn kept the Hawks in the game with 16 points and ten rebounds followed by George Papas with 12 points and five pulls.
Monmouth received another eleven points from Deion Hammond while Marcus McClary chipped in with nine points and three yanks.
Canisius Golden Griffins are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall and Canisius Golden Griffins are 14-6 ATS in their last 20 vs. Metro Atlantic Athletic.
Monmouth Hawks are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 home games and Monmouth Hawks are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up loss.
Favorite is 4-0 ATS in the last 4 meetings and Canisius Golden Griffins are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings.
Canisius has to win to remain atop the conference and the points are valuable in a close contest…