Fairfield Stags host Marist Red Foxes in college basketball action
Marist Red Foxes vs Fairfield Stags Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Fairfield and Marist on Thursday, with the host Stags trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
This season, the Stags are 10-10 overall and 6-11-2 ATS ATS, while the Red Foxes are 5-14 and 6-7 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Fairfield boasts a 6-8 on the OU, and Marist is 4-8.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Fairfield sat as 13-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Stags rated this week at No. 200 and the Red Foxes sitting at No. 312. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 65-57 result in favor of the Stags.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Fairfield has the nation's No. 267-rated offensive output, at 63.2 PPG. The visiting Red Foxes defense ranks No. 269 allowing on average 70.4 PPG. The Stags FG% has averaged 43.8% so far, more than the Red Foxes marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.9% per game.
Defensively, Marist features the nation's No. 143-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.2 points per game. Fairfield, meanwhile, comes in at No. 299 nationally in scoring at home.
Marist was a 59-48 winner in their most recent outing at home against Saint Peter's. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. Marist earned a 59-48 victory over Saint Peter's on Saturday, getting 19 points from Chavaughn Lewis at McCann Field House.
Fairfield lost its last outing, a 65-60 result against Loyola on January 21. They failed to cover in that game as a 5-point favorite. Fairfield suffered a 65-60 loss against Loyola on Monday, getting 23 points from Derek Needham in a losing effort at Webster Bank Arena.
Marist Red Foxes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 5-5
Before playing Siena are 3-7
After playing Saint Peter's are 1-9
After a win are 3-7
Fairfield Stags Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Saint Peter's are 8-2
After playing Loyola are 8-2
After a loss are 5-5
A few Red Foxes at Stags trends to consider:
Marist is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Marist is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Fairfield
Fairfield is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Marist
Fairfield is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Marist
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Fairfield's last 6 games when playing Marist
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Fairfield's last 5 games
Marist home to Siena, Sunday, January 27
Fairfield at Saint Peter's, Sunday, January 27