NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Peacocks underdogs vs Red Foxes at Marist
Saint Peter's Peacocks vs Marist Red Foxes Odds
The Saint Peter's Peacocks will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Red Foxes in Marist at McCann Field House on Saturday in college basketball action.
Marist will face the 6-11 Peacocks, who own a 3-7-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Red Foxes are 4-7 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Peacocks are 4-3-1 favoring the OVER.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Peacocks were listed as 3-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Red Foxes, most recently No. 314 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Peacocks, who rate No. 295 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 60-56 victory for the Peacocks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Peacocks rank No. 269 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.8 per game. That compares with Marist’s No. 293 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Marist is college basketball's No. 131-ranked team at 6.5 per game, while the Peacocks rate No. 288 with 4.9 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Saint Peter's owns the country's No. 99-rated mark, allowing 66.1 points per game on the highway. Marist, on the other hand, rates No. 198 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Saint Peter's, they were a 66-54 loser as they battled Rider at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2.5-point underdog. Yvon Raymond scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Peacocks to a win (they lost 66-54 to Rider at Yanitelli Center on Thursday).
Marist lost its last outing, a 72-58 result against Loyola on January 17. They failed to cover in that game as a 12.5-point underdog. Marist got 14 points from Adam Kemp but lost anyway, 72-58, to Loyola on Thursday at Reitz Arena.
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Iona are 5-5
After playing Rider are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
Marist Red Foxes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Fairfield are 2-8
After playing Loyola are 4-6
After a loss are 2-8
A few Peacocks at Red Foxes trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Saint Peter's last 5 games when playing on the road against Marist
Saint Peter's is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Marist
Saint Peter's is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Marist's last 5 games when playing at home against Saint Peter's
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Marist's last 7 games when playing Saint Peter's
Marist is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing at home against Saint Peter's
Marist is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Saint Peter's at Iona, Friday, January 25
Marist at Fairfield, Thursday, January 24