Monmouth Hawks face Rider Broncs: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Monmouth Hawks vs Rider Broncs Odds
The Rider Broncs will try to cover the spread at Alumni Gymnasium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Monmouth Hawks in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Broncs are 1-1 overall and 0-1 ATS ATS, while the Hawks are 1-1 and 0-0 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Rider boasts a 0-1 on the OU, and Monmouth is 0-0.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 235-rated Broncs and the No. 324-ranked Hawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 74-67 result in favor of the Broncs.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Rider's No. 263 nationally ranked offense (62.5 points per game) against a Hawks defense that sits as the No. 269 at 73 PPG. The Broncs have been averaging 41% from the field, less than the Hawks have managed so far this season (45.2% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Monmouth owns the country's No. 309-rated mark, allowing 84 points per game on the highway. Rider, on the other hand, rates No. 255 in scoring at home.
Monmouth was an 84-57 loser in its last match on the road against Notre Dame. The Hawks were hammered by Notre Dame on Monday, losing by an 84-57 final at Joyce Center in college basketball betting action.
In their last action, Rider was a 54-46 loser at home against Stony Brook. They failed to cover the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Rider got 17 points from Nurideen Lindsey but lost anyway, 54-46, to Stony Brook on Tuesday at Alumni Gymnasium.
Rider Broncs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
After playing Stony Brook are 2-1
After a loss are 5-5
A few Hawks at Broncs trends to consider:
Rider is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Monmouth
Rider is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Monmouth
Rider is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
Monmouth at Georgia State, Monday, November 19
Rider at South Carolina, Monday, November 19