Monmouth Hawks vs Fairleigh Dickinson Knights Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the Fairleigh Dickinson Knights try to run the Monmouth Hawks off the court at Rothman Center in college hoops action.
Supporters of the Hawks have watched them go 8-16 and 2-1 ATS on the year, while the Knights are at 7-17 and 0-0 ATS. In totals betting, the Knights are 0-0, while the Hawks have a 0-0 mark.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 343 (Knights) and the No. 333 (Hawks) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 61-58 result in favor of the Hawks has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Fairleigh Dickinson has the nation's No. 223-rated offensive output, at 65.5 PPG. The visiting Hawks defense ranks No. 305 allowing on average 72.5 PPG. The Knights FG% has averaged 44.5% so far, more than the Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 38.9% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Monmouth owns the country's No. 273-rated mark, allowing 74.1 points per game on the highway. Fairleigh Dickinson, on the other hand, rates No. 252 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Monmouth was a 79-63 loser on the road against Quinnipiac. The Hawks got 13 points from Jesse Steele, but it was Quinnipiac that prevailed in a 79-63 final on Thursday at TD Bank Sports Center.
Fairleigh Dickinson was a 77-70 loser in its last match on the road against Sacred Heart. The Knights got a 20-point effort from Kinu Rochford, who added 10 rebounds, but Sacred Heart still managed to defeat Fairleigh Dickinson 77-70 Thursday at Pitt Center.
Monmouth home to Long Island, Thursday, February 14
Fairleigh Dickinson home to St. Francis NY, Thursday, February 14