Fairfield Stags vs Lehigh Mountain Hawks Odds
Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Stabler Arena Monday as host Lehigh looks to handle the Fairfield Stags in NCAA hoops action.
The Mountain Hawks currently sports a 1-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 1-1 ATS. The Stags are 2-1 and 0-0-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mountain Hawks produce a 0-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Stags have gone 0-0 against the number.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Mountain Hawks installed as 7-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 93-ranked Mountain Hawks and the No. 216-rated Stags in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 67-60 win for the Stags on Monday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Lehigh has the nation's No. 121-rated offensive output, at 73 PPG. The visiting Stags defense ranks No. 51 allowing on average 56.7 PPG. The Mountain Hawks FG% has averaged 42.6% so far, more than the Stags marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.3% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Fairfield owns the country's No. 91-rated mark, allowing 53.5 points per game on the highway. Lehigh, on the other hand, rates No. 40 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Fairfield, they were a 62-53 winner as they battled Pennsylvania on the road. They earned a push in the match as a 9-point favorite. Fairfield earned a 62-53 victory over Pennsylvania on Tuesday, getting 14 points from Derek Needham at John Paul Jones Arena.
Lehigh was a 78-53 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Pittsburgh. They failed to cover the 12-point spread as underdogs. Lehigh was crushed on Tuesday, getting blown out by Pittsburgh and falling by a 78-53 score at Petersen Events Center.
Fairfield Stags Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing Fordham are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Stags at Mountain Hawks trends to consider:
Fairfield is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Fairfield is 1-2-2 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Fairfield home to Fordham, Tuesday, November 20
Lehigh home to Pennsylvania, Tuesday, November 20