Monmouth Hawks home to Fairfield Stags in NCAA Basketball betting action
|Fairfield Stags||Monmouth Hawks|
|4-14||January 23, 2014, 07:00 | Multipurpose Activity Center||9-10|
Multipurpose Activity Center will host Monmouth Hawks vs. Fairfield Stags action on Thursday as both teams try to pay off for bettors in NCAA basketball betting action.
The Hawks are 9-10 so far on the season, and 9-5 ATS vs. the number. The Stags, meanwhile, are 4-14 and 6-7 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Monmouth go 7-7 and the Stags go 6-7 on the totals.
View Fairfield Stags vs Monmouth Hawks Odds and Stats.
The visitors opened as 1.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
The Hawks sit at No. 268 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Stags sit at No. 273 on the same chart.
Fairfield was a 62-53 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Belmont. They covered the 13-point spread as underdogs. The Stags got 16 points from Marcus Gilbert, but it was Belmont that prevailed in a 62-53 final on Monday at Curb Event Center.
Monmouth was an 83-82 winner in their most recent outing at home against Canisius. They covered the 4-point spread as underdogs. Andrew Nicholas scored 28 points for Monmouth on Sunday, leading the Hawks to an 83-82 win over Canisius at Multipurpose Activity Center.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Monmouth's No. 155-ranked offense, averaging 71.63 PPG, against a Stags defense that ranks No. 126 at 69.16 PPG. The Hawks field goal percentage has averaged 42.18% so far, more than the Stags marksmen have achieved on the year, 39.14% per game.
A few Stags at Hawks trends to consider:
Fairfield is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
Fairfield is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Monmouth is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Monmouth's last 5 games
Monmouth is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Fairfield home to Siena, Sunday, January 26th
Monmouth at Rider, Sunday, January 26th