NCAA hoops odds preview - Monmouth vs. St. Francis PA
Monmouth Hawks vs St. Francis PA Red Flash Odds
The St. Francis PA Red Flash will be trying to slam the Monmouth Hawks on Saturday when the teams tip off at DeGol Arena in college betting action.
St. Francis PA will face the 10-18 Hawks, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Red Flash are 0-0 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Hawks are 0-0 favoring the OVER.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Red Flash - Hawks odds would favor the Hawks if the lines were set according to our power ranks. St. Francis PA is rated No. 345 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Monmouth is at No. 325. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 60-57 win for the Hawks.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Hawks rank No. 257 in NCAA Division 1 with 32.6 per game. That compares with St. Francis PA’s No. 323 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where St. Francis PA is college basketball's No. 120-ranked team at 6.6 per game, while the Hawks rate No. 243 with 5.4 per game.
Defensively, Monmouth features the nation's No. 284-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.4 points per game. St. Francis PA, meanwhile, comes in at No. 293 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Monmouth was a 77-65 loser on the road against Robert Morris. Monmouth suffered a 77-65 loss against Robert Morris on Thursday, getting 16 points from Jesse Steele in a losing effort at Sewall Center.
In their last action, St. Francis PA was a 69-63 winner at home against Fairleigh Dickinson. The Red Flash got a terrific 26-point effort from Ben Millaud-Meunier as St. Francis PA defeated Fairleigh Dickinson 69-63 on Thursday at DeGol Arena.
Monmouth home to Mount St. Mary's, Thursday, February 28
St. Francis PA at Cent Conn State, Thursday, February 28