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Monmouth Hawks vs Long Island Blackbirds in college hoops odds

Long Island BlackbirdsMonmouth Hawks
Feb 25, 7:00 PM | Multipurpose Activity Center

Long Island Blackbirds vs Monmouth Hawks Odds

22-7TEAM RECORD11-19

Monmouth will look to improve on its 11-19 record on Saturday when they host Long Island in NCAAB odds action at Multipurpose Activity Center.

The Hawks sit at 11-19 (1-4 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Blackbirds are currently 22-7 (0-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Monmouth is 2-3 OU, and Long Island is 0-0 OU.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 332 (Hawks) and the No. 160 (Blackbirds) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-65 result in favor of the Blackbirds has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Monmouth's No. 227 nationally ranked offense (65.5 points per game) against a Blackbirds defense that sits as the No. 334 at 76.9 PPG. The Hawks have been averaging 41.2% from the field, less than the Blackbirds have managed so far this season (47.6% on average).

Defensively, Long Island features the nation's No. 305-rated defense on the road, allowing 76.5 points per game. Monmouth, meanwhile, comes in at No. 199 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Long Island was a 91-80 winner on the road against Fairleigh Dickinson. The Blackbirds grabbed a 91-80 win over the Knights on Thursday, behind a 24-point effort from Jamal Olasewere at Rothman Center.

Monmouth won its last outing, a 79-73 result against St. Francis NY on February 23. The Hawks grabbed a 79-73 win over the Terriers on Thursday, behind an 18 -point effort from Jesse Steele at Multipurpose Activity Center.