Monmouth Hawks vs Syracuse Orange Odds
The visiting Monmouth Hawks hope to send their backers to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Carrier Dome against the Syracuse Orange.
The Orange sit at 7-0 (4-0-1 ATS) on the season. By comparison, the Hawks are currently 5-4 (2-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Syracuse is 2-2 OU, and Monmouth is 0-0 OU.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Orange at No. 13 and the Hawks at No. 188 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 94-69 result in favor of the Orange.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Syracuse's No. 5-rated squad against Monmouth's No. 293-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Syracuse rates No. 174 in the country with 6.1 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 203 nationally with 5.8 per match.
Defensively, Monmouth features the nation's No. 163-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.5 points per game. Syracuse, meanwhile, comes in at No. 39 nationally in scoring at home.
Monmouth was an 85-66 loser in their most recent outing at home against Navy. Monmouth suffered an 85-66 loss against Navy on Wednesday, getting 16 points from Stephen Spinella in a losing effort at Multipurpose Activity Center.
In their last action, Syracuse was an 84-53 winner at home against Long Beach State. They covered the 21.5-point spread as favorites. Syracuse cruised to victory on Thursday, running Long Beach State out of the gym and running up an 84-53 score at Carrier Dome.
Syracuse Orange Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Canisius are 4-1
After playing Long Beach State are 0-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Hawks at Orange trends to consider:
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Syracuse is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Monmouth at Maryland, Wednesday, December 12
Syracuse home to Canisius, Saturday, December 15