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Fairfield StagsSaint Peter's Peacocks
7-24March 06, 2014, 07:30 | MassMutual Center13-16



The Saint Peter's Peacocks will try to cover the spread at MassMutual Center on Thursday when they get a visit from the Fairfield Stags in NCAA basketball action.

The Peacocks are 13-16 so far on the season, and 8-14-1 ATS vs. the number. The Stags, meanwhile, are 7-24 and 14-12 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Saint Peter's go 7-16 and the Stags go 14-12 on the totals.

View Fairfield Stags vs Saint Peter's Peacocks Odds and Stats.

If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Stags were listed as 0-point earlier in the day at Bovada.

This game matches up the No. 187 (Peacocks) and the No. 188 (Stags) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank.

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Fairfield won its last outing, a 78-74 result against Marist on February 28. They covered in that game as a 1.5-point favorite. The Stags got 22 points from Marcus Gilbert as Fairfield ran past Marist 78-74 on Friday at Webster Bank Arena.

In their last action, Saint Peter's was a 71-67 winner at home against Niagara. They failed to cover the 5.5-point spread as favorites. Saint Peter's got 18 points from Desi Washington en route to a 71-67 victory over Niagara on Sunday at Yanitelli Center.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Stags is ranked No. 108 in NCAA hoops at 35.74 per game. Contrast that with Saint Peter's’s No. 180 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Saint Peter's is the No. 185-ranked team in the country at 5.41 per game, while Fairfield rates No. 81 at 6.94 per game.

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