NCAA hoops odds preview - Marist vs. Saint Peter's
Marist Red Foxes vs Saint Peter's Peacocks Odds
Marist travels to Saint Peter's on Thursday, hoping to boost its 5-16 record with a victory over the Peacocks.
The Red Foxes will try to spoil to the party on Thursday; they are 6-9 ATS against the number this season, while the Peacocks are 4-9-1 ATS. Marist is 5-9 on the totals; Saint Peter's is 6-4-1.
The Peacocks were listed as 3-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 321-rated Marist taking on the No. 313-rated Peacocks in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 59-56 win for the Peacocks on Thursday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Saint Peter's's No. 322-ranked offense, averaging 59.9 PPG, against a Red Foxes defense that ranks No. 276 at 70.8 PPG. The Peacocks field goal percentage has averaged 41% so far, more than the Red Foxes marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.4% per game.
Defensively, Marist features the nation's No. 147-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.4 points per game. Saint Peter's, meanwhile, comes in at No. 329 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Marist, they were a 79-75 loser as they battled Siena at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite. Marist suffered a 79-75 loss against Siena on Sunday, getting 23 points from Chavaughn Lewis in a losing effort at McCann Field House.
Saint Peter's lost its last outing, a 61-54 result against Fairfield on January 27. They covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog. Saint Peter's got 19 points from Yvon Raymond but lost anyway, 61-54, to Fairfield on Sunday at Yanitelli Center.
Marist Red Foxes Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 3-4
Before playing Rider are 5-5
After playing Siena are 3-7
After a loss are 2-8
Saint Peter's Peacocks Trends:
When playing on Thursday are 4-6
Before playing Manhattan are 6-4
After playing Fairfield are 6-4
After a loss are 3-7
A few Red Foxes at Peacocks trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Marist's last 5 games on the road
Marist is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Marist is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Saint Peter's is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
Saint Peter's is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing Marist
Saint Peter's is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games when playing Marist
Saint Peter's is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
Marist home to Rider, Sunday, February 3
Saint Peter's at Manhattan, Sunday, February 3