Iona Gaels visit Monmouth Hawks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
|Iona Gaels||Monmouth Hawks|
|12-8||February 04, 2014, 07:00 | Multipurpose Activity Center||10-12|
The Monmouth Hawks hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the Iona Gaels pay a visit to Multipurpose Activity Center on the college basketball betting menu.
The Gaels will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 9-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Hawks are 10-6-1 ATS. Iona is 10-6 on the totals; Monmouth is 8-9.
View Iona Gaels vs Monmouth Hawks Odds and Stats.
The Hawks sit at No. 227 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Gaels sit at No. 35 on the same chart.
Last time out for Iona, they were an 85-73 winner as they battled Manhattan at home. They covered in the match as a 2.5-point favorite. The Gaels grabbed an 85-73 win over the Jaspers on Friday, behind a 21-point effort from David Laury at Hynes Athletics Center.
Monmouth was a 75-73 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Marist. They covered the 6-point spread as underdogs. Deon Jones scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Hawks to a win (they lost 75-73 to Marist at McCann Field House on Thursday).
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Monmouth's No. 84-rated squad against Iona's No. 224-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Monmouth rates No. 105 in the country with 6.55 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 3 nationally with 10.4 per match.
Iona at Niagara, Friday, February 7th
Monmouth at Fairfield, Friday, February 7th