Fairleigh Dickinson Knights face Monmouth Hawks: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Fairleigh Dickinson Knights vs Monmouth Hawks Odds
The Monmouth Hawks will try to pay off for their supporters on Thursday when they play host to the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights at Multipurpose Activity Center in NCAA basketball action.
The Knights will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Hawks are 2-1 ATS. Fairleigh Dickinson is 0-0 on the totals; Monmouth is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 326-rated Hawks and the No. 342-ranked Knights, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 62-58 result in favor of the Hawks.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Monmouth's No. 289-rated squad against Fairleigh Dickinson's No. 333-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Monmouth rates No. 216 in the country with 5.7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 138 nationally with 6.5 per match.
Defensively, Fairleigh Dickinson features the nation's No. 335-rated defense on the road, allowing 81 points per game. Monmouth, meanwhile, comes in at No. 272 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Fairleigh Dickinson was a 70-51 loser on the road against St. Francis NY. Fairleigh Dickinson suffered a 70-51 loss against St. Francis NY on Saturday, getting 12 points from Melquan Bolding in a losing effort at Pope Center.
Monmouth lost its last outing, a 75-65 result against Long Island on January 19. Monmouth got 16 points from Jesse Steele but lost anyway, 75-65, to Long Island on Saturday at Wellness Center.
Fairleigh Dickinson at Quinnipiac, Saturday, January 26
Monmouth at Sacred Heart, Saturday, January 26