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Fairfield Stags vs Old Dominion Monarchs Odds
The Old Dominion Monarchs will be trying to slam the Fairfield Stags on Saturday when the teams tip off at Ted Constant Center in college betting action.
This season, the Monarchs are 2-10 overall and 4-5 ATS ATS, while the Stags are 8-5 and 5-5-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Old Dominion boasts a 5-0 on the OU, and Fairfield is 2-5.
The Stags were listed as 4.5-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Monarchs - Stags odds would favor the Stags if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Old Dominion is rated No. 269 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Fairfield is at No. 229. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 66-58 win for the Stags.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Old Dominion has the nation's No. 260-rated offensive output, at 64.1 PPG. The visiting Stags defense ranks No. 95 allowing on average 62.2 PPG. The Monarchs FG% has averaged 40.7% so far, less than the Stags marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.5% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Fairfield owns the country's No. 55-rated mark, allowing 63 points per game on the highway. Old Dominion, on the other hand, rates No. 298 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Fairfield, they were a 60-57 winner as they battled Saint Joseph's on the road. They covered in the match as a 10.5-point underdog. The Stags got 24 points from Derek Needham as Fairfield ran past Saint Joseph's 60-57 on Saturday at Hagan Arena.
Old Dominion was a 63-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Virginia. They covered the 14-point spread as underdogs. The Monarchs got 23 points from Dimitri Batten as Old Dominion ran past Virginia 63-61 on Saturday at Richmond Coliseum.
Fairfield Stags Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Canisius are 8-2
After playing Saint Joseph's are 2-3
After a win are 5-5
Old Dominion Monarchs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing James Madison are 7-3
After playing Virginia are 1-0
After a win are 4-6
A few Stags at Monarchs trends to consider:
Fairfield is 3-4-2 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
Old Dominion is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home
Old Dominion is 1-9 SU in its last 10 games
Fairfield at Canisius, Thursday, January 3
Old Dominion home to James Madison, Wednesday, January 2