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Niagara Purple Eagles Battle vs Monmouth Hawks Highlights College Basketball Odds Menu

The college basketball betting odds menu features a clash between Niagara and Monmouth on Saturday, with the host Purple Eagles trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread line.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Monmouth Hawks were listed as -8-point favorites at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Monmouth Hawks vs Niagara Purple Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Niagara Purple Eagles are 5-12 so far on the season, and 7-9 ATS vs the number. The Monmouth Hawks, meanwhile, are 12-5 and 5-8-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen Niagara go 9-7 and the Monmouth Hawks go 8-6 on betting totals.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Niagara Purple Eagles rated this week at No. 201 and the Monmouth Hawks sitting at No. 90.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Niagara's No. 142-ranked offense, averaging 74.47 PPG, against a Hawks defense that ranks No. 204 at 75.35 PPG. The Purple Eagles field goal percentage has averaged 41.98% so far, less than the Hawks marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.68% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Hawks got 21 points from Austin Tilghman as Monmouth ran past Marist 71-64 on Sunday at Multipurpose Activity Center.

The Purple Eagles got 21 points from Matt Scott, but it was Manhattan that prevailed in a 78-69 final on Tuesday at Draddy Gymnasium.

Betting Trends
  • Monmouth is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Monmouth is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Monmouth's last 7 games
  • Monmouth is 15-6 SU in its last 21 games on the road
  • Niagara is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Niagara's last 6 games
  • Niagara is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Monmouth
  • Niagara is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Monmouth

Next Betting Matchups

Monmouth at Canisius, Monday, January 16th
Niagara at Marist, Monday, January 16th