Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers visit Monmouth Hawks in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers vs Monmouth Hawks Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Thursday when the Monmouth Hawks try to run the Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers off the court at Multipurpose Activity Center in college hoops action.
The Hawks bring a 10-19 record (2-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 14-13 Mountaineers, who are 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Monmouth go 0-0 so far and the Mountaineers go 0-0-1.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Hawks sit at No. 331 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Mountaineers sit at No. 327 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Mountaineers will win this game 66-62.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Monmouth's No. 273-rated squad against Mount St. Mary's's No. 344-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Monmouth rates No. 242 in the country with 5.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 13 nationally with 8.5 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Mount St. Mary's owns the country's No. 288-rated mark, allowing 74.5 points per game on the highway. Monmouth, on the other hand, rates No. 268 in scoring at home.
Mount St. Mary's was a 73-65 winner in its last match at home against St. Francis NY. Julian Norfleet went off for 25 points and added 2 rebounds, leading Mount St. Mary's over St. Francis NY, 73-65, on Saturday at Knott Arena.
Monmouth lost its last outing, a 70-68 result against St. Francis PA on February 23. Dion Nesmith scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Hawks to a win (they lost 70-68 to St. Francis PA at DeGol Arena on Saturday).
Mount St. Mary's at Fairleigh Dickinson, Saturday, March 2
Monmouth at Wagner, Saturday, March 2